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can you take advil with diclofenac

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Dr. Niel Venter
Specializes in Family Medicine
6-8 Hours: 6-8 Hours will be safe, Due to the Ibuprofen component needing to wear off.

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NO!: That is a ridiculous amount of Advil for a ridiculously old person. You are going to end up with an ulcer. Advil (or any NSAID) should not be used to ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
17 years experience LASIK Surgery
Effective: Ibuprofen is equally effective as compared to votrol but you have to take a higher dose more frequently for same effect.
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A 70-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Difficult to say: These meds are entirely different and therefore there is no such thing as an equivalent dose. Figure an Advil (ibuprofen) dose of 1800-2400 mg daily.
A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Lages
67 years experience Rheumatology
Yes but: Yes, but only if the hydrocodone paired with Acetaminophen and not Ibuprofen or any other nonsteroidal drug.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Tyson
38 years experience Pain Management
Yes: Yes although chronic use of Ibuprofen can cause significant kidney damage and gastrointestinal bleeding. If you need either of these medications for l ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
It depends!: Sometimes both are prescribed together after childbirth, but it depends on the person. Not everyone can take ibuprofen. Also, it depends on why you ar ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Ellis
12 years experience Anesthesiology
Yes: Unless you are not supposed to be taking nsaids, they are a good combination for pain relief.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Tyson
38 years experience Pain Management
Yes.: Yes but you should use caution with both drugs and make sure that you are taking them under medical supervision. Long term use of Ibuprofen can cause ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Ziegler
29 years experience Emergency Medicine
Yes: No problem assuming you are not pregnant and you mean dicloxacillin. Some people have trouble with Advil (ibuprofen) irritating their stomach lining a ... Read More
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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: Yes you can.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Metoprolol: You can take metoprolol with ibuprofen.
A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Fete
Dr. Eric Fete answered
21 years experience Emergency Medicine
Yes: If you mean Norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) then yes you can take these two together
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: Yes you can.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Increase blood pres: Each may increase your blood pressure since each is an NSAID and all nsaids can increase blood pressure in susceptible people. Having elevated blood p ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ravi Chand
25 years experience Psychiatry
Motrin: Yes there are no significant interactions.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: Yes you can.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
28 years experience Anesthesiology
Yes: There is no problem mixing them as long as you take them as prescribed and have no underlying contraindications to them.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: No interaction noted btwn NyQuil and Ibuprofen. http://www.drugs.com/interactions-check.php?drug_list=1310-0,55-1943
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. W. james Chon
24 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
5 types of Excedrine: Some Excedrins (Extra Strength, PM, and Migraine) contain 250mg of aspirin per pill whereas others (Tension and Mild) do not. Diclofenac is a non-ste ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ron Jones
Dr. Ron Jones answered
44 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Yes, especially if you alternate them.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Rhoades
47 years experience Family Medicine
Not recommended: It may increase your risk of stomach bleeding.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Connie Topliff
27 years experience Family Medicine
Yes-with qualifiers: Both citalopram and Ibuprofen can decrease the blood's ability to clot. But if you do not have problems with bleeding, stomach ulcers, or kidney probl ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ravi Chand
25 years experience Psychiatry
Motrin: Yes unless there is a contraindication specifically.

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