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can you take advil and vicodin together

A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience in Pain Management
Yes: If the Flexeril and vicodin are prescribed to you then it is ok to add advil (ibuprofen).
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
39 years experience in Psychiatry
yes: But only if recommended and prescribed by a licensed physician.
A female asked:
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
21 years experience in Psychiatry
Yes: There are no significant medication interactions.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Le
Dr. Brian Le answered
16 years experience in Pain Management
Yes: You can take advil (ibuprofen) pm five hours after vicodin.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
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 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derron Wilson
24 years experience in Pain Management
No: I wouldn't suggest taking both Naproxen and Ibuprofen together at the same time. The are both in the same class of medications, nsaids. I would sugg ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Fietsam
34 years experience in Thoracic Surgery
Yes: They work on two different systems.
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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 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarek Nashawi
19 years experience in Hospital-based practice
Yes: Yes you can.
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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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A 82-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Lyons
19 years experience in Family Medicine
Acetominaphen motrin: This is sometimes prescribed. I do not like the tylenol (acetaminophen) in the Percocet and the Ibuprofen in combination for long.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ravi Chand
25 years experience in Psychiatry
Advil (ibuprofen): Yes there are no significant interactions.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
31 years experience in Family Medicine
With caution: Naproxen and similar anti-imflammatory medications increase the risk of bleeding by inhibiting platelet function (platelets help the blood clot). This ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Krulak
22 years experience in Family Medicine
Generally yes: There is an unlikely chance of them causing liver problems when used together, and they may not have as great an effect as they would alone. However, ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Humes
40 years experience in Pediatric Cardiology
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
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A member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes: Yes you can. Those two medications do not interact with each other. However, I would not recommend doing that yourself. You should discuss it with you ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
Yes: For sure. Fiorinal with Codeine (aspirin butalbital caffeine and codeine) is an example of manufactured combination drug that includes Aspirin and Cod ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
27 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes: Yes you can.
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Should be ok if...: If a person had no problems taking meloxicam (Mobic) in the past for some medical condition, and separately had no problem taking diphenhydramine (Ben ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
39 years experience in Psychiatry
Yes: Yes. No contraindications.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ashish Shanbhag
27 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Possibly: It depends on the particular clinical pain issue (s) and the reason(s) for taking the pain medications. As long as there are no kidney or liver issu ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Skeete
23 years experience in Emergency Medicine
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
A female asked:
Dr. Enrique Molina
34 years experience in Gastroenterology
Yes: no interactions between the two medications exist
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