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can i take two ibuprofen

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Dr. Erin Robertson
18 years experience General Practice
Few questions:: #1: Allergic to aspirin? Sometimes those folks react poorly to other NSAIDS. #2: How are your kidneys? If they are totally fine, you don't need renal ... Read More

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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jonathan Strutt
11 years experience Pediatrics
No!: Not unless you also want to deal with the pain of a stomach ulcer. There is a prescription topical medicine that you can drop into your ear called an ... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
Ibuprofen dose: No that is too high of a dose. The maximum dose of ibuprofen for an adult is 800 mg 3 times a day, or 600 mg 4 times a day. And it must be taken wit ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Irving Harper
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Be careful: Yes you can , but you can reduce the risk of abdominal pain or irritation with taking them with food. Try not to take more than 800mg every 8 hrs at t ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Cantieri
39 years experience Pain Management
Depends: It depends upon the strength. The over the counter strength is 220 mg and the maximum dose of this is 2 tabs twice a day.
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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: you can, and watch for different dayquil(s), at any rate none interacts with advil
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Johnston
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: One can take both medications. They work in different ways as pain killers.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Boris Ripa
35 years experience Pediatrics
May be: It depends on yor age and weight. Adults can take 200-800 mg.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Qamar Khan
16 years experience Pain Management
No: Typically otc aleve is 220mg of naproxen. You can take up to 550 mg at one time typically for prescription strength, so roughly 2.5 tablets at once.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Yes you can: Amlodipin is used for high blood pressure and Ibuprofen for pain or as fever reducer.There is no drug interaction and you can take both.
A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: There is no interaction between these medications.
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: But not on a regular basis. And as long as you don't have severe liver or kidney disease.
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nishan Odabashian
29 years experience Endodontics
Yes: You can take up to 2400mg of Ibuprofen in a 24 hour period. So 3x2 tablets every 6 hours is safe. Howevee, you want to get to the root of the problem. ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes, but why ?: Studies of loritadine show the medication is well tolerated at twice the recommended 10 mg dose. However, the same studies show no added benefit of th ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Yes you can: Yes you can take them together and there is no contraindication.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
24 years experience Pediatrics
See below: Strictly speaking, due to regulations, i would have to say no.
A male asked:
Dr. Roman Sapozhnikov
15 years experience Internal Medicine
Meds: Depens (penicillamine) for what you are taking, also depens (penicillamine) on dose of both of them. But safest at least 8hours, best after meal.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Be aware of risks: Too much tylenol (acetaminophen) can cause liver problems, so best not to use more than 3 or 4 daily, and not every day necessarily. Might get away w ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Roach
41 years experience Anesthesiology
Yes: These drugs act by different mechanisms. Ibuprofen is not a narcotic, so will not have an additive effect to the side effects of oxycodone.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. PHILIP WALLER
32 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: However, the most Methocarbamol that i prescribe would be one or two at a time. Three most likely would not be harmful one time but three pills at a t ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Poleszak
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: There are no interaracios known.
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Pamprin: Pamprin contains Aspirin and is related to ibuprofen. Therefore i would not take pamprin. Use tylenol (acetaminophen) derivates instead.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Perlmuter
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Yes: You can take advil (ibuprofen) and nyquil cold and flu together
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Dr. John Michel
45 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Understand many of the side effects of both meds are GI in nature. You may get up set stomach and wonder if it is either meds. I would not take them l ... Read More
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