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can you mix advil and nyquil

A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Rhoades
47 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes: But do not take the two at the same time, separate them by a few hours.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
50 years experience in General Practice
8 hours.: Taking either one of them would be enough unless you want to be drowsy . Nyquil Cold And Flu (Acetaminophen / Dextromethorphan / Doxylamine) Advil Col ... Read More
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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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Nyquil: Not sure why u need both, but there should be no harmful interaction besides more sedation.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
Yes: There should be no problem with this combination.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
Yes: Yes you can.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Burney
42 years experience in Ophthalmology
Mixing meds: Probably not a good thing. Both contain stimulant agents that help clear congestion. However, combined it may be too much for your system (possibly ca ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Yes: No interaction noted btwn NyQuil and Ibuprofen. http://www.drugs.com/interactions-check.php?drug_list=1310-0,55-1943
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience in Gastroenterology
Usually safe.: There are not usually any interactions between nurofen (ibuprofen) and buscopan (scopolamine). As always, however, if you feel that you're having prob ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Probably not: Not a great idea. Both medications can cause pretty heavy sedation, and so taking them both at the same time is probably not a good idea. You may ne ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Martin
27 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Medications: There is no reason you can't take both the Ibuprofen and the ear drop. Feel, better.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
Yes: Should not be a problem.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Ellis
12 years experience in Anesthesiology
Yes: Yes, but could cause extra sedation and potentially a large dose of acetaminophen. Talk to your doctor. I assume this is for headaches. This combin ... Read More
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Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Yes: They are commonly used together.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Le
Dr. Brian Le answered
16 years experience in Pain Management
Pain killers: Oxycodone is narcotic pain killer. Naproxen is a nsaids. You can use them together for pain.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Helle Lukk
39 years experience in Family Medicine
Stomach upset: If you drink chronically or if you have a sensitive stomach- it can cause an upset stomach. The alcohol already can cause irritation and the addition ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. STEPHEN GIROUX
39 years experience in Pharmacology
Yes: Midol has Acetaminophen as its main ingredient for pain relief and it can be taken with Ibuprofen (which is an anti-inflammatory pain reliever).
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
28 years experience in Pain Management
I would not: There is no reason to. They are similar. It is not acceptable to use two of the same type. We would rather use different medicine types.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Tyson
38 years experience in Pain Management
Yes, with caution: Taking wither or both of these medications chronically should be done only under medical supervision/ chronic use of Ibuprofen can cause kidney damage ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Please be specific: That way we can check the potential for drug interactions.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marcello Maviglia
39 years experience in Psychiatry
Why?: I do not see the benefits, just potential side effects.
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Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience in Geriatrics
Yes, but . . .: My big concern: there are many different types/brands of Nyquil which is a combination of several medications, depending upon brand name. Luckily http ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Cantieri
39 years experience in Pain Management
Yes.: Ibuprofen is metabolized in the kidneys while hydrocodone is cleared by the liver. They are used together at times.
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