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Can you take advil and ibuprofen together

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
No it is same medici: Advil (ibuprofen) is a brand name of Ibuprofen so why will you want to take them together.

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Advil (ibuprofen): Yes there are no significant interactions.
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Skeete
Emergency Medicine 24 years experience
Should be fine..: There shouldn't be any cross reactivity between these two common medications. Just be careful to always eat something before you use Advil (ibuprofen)... Read More
Dr. Michael Michaels
Urology 53 years experience
Yes: No problem taking both.Take care.
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 50 years experience
Yes, No problem: It is a good idea to take them together. There is no unfavorable interaction here(just the opposite/favorable effect!)
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Humes
Pediatric Cardiology 41 years experience
You can, but don't: If you are on prednisone, you shouldn't need the advil (ibuprofen). The anti-inflammatory effects of the predisone are far more powerful than advil (i... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Pain killers: You can take both painkillers, but you may end up with an upset stomach.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Gurvis
Podiatry 44 years experience
Yes: Dayquil has acetamenophen in it (Tylenol) which is a pain killer. Advil (ibuprofen) is Naproxen Sodium. There are no listed interactions between tho... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Rivas
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Look at ingredients: Generally speaking it is not a problem to combine advil (ibuprofen) and products containing acetaminophen for short time. You always want to look at t... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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No: They are both the same drug (ibuprofen). Taking both together may increase the risk of side effects if the total dose is too high.

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