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Can you take advil with diclofenac

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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
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Dr. John Goldman
Rheumatology 56 years experience
No: Top dose of ibuprofen can be 3200 mg a day. Your information says you're 125 years old. I suspect you're 25 and a younger age group it's less of a ris... Read More
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Selective Cox-2 inhibitors were associated with increased risk of heart disease, in a controlled trial. Visit this site for info: https://www.uspharma... Read More
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Dr. Jay Bradley
Cornea, Cataract, & Refractive (LASIK & PRK) Surgery 19 years experience
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 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Rheumatology 53 years experience
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.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ashish Shanbhag
Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine 29 years experience
No: Both are antiinflammatory medications but different ones.
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brijesh Chandwani
Orofacial Pain 12 years experience
Ice: Is it just a muscle knot or is it something that is hurting you? Muscle knots can be present due to posture and strain. Ice as well as warmth ca... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Harvey
Orthopedic Surgery 39 years experience
No: You need to be very careful about taking more than one anti-inflammatory drug. You can develop gastritis or a stomach ulcer.
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yelena Kipervas
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Recommendation : You can take ibuprofen after 8 hours after diclofenac.
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A female asked:
Dr. Yun Tran
Dr. Yun Trananswered
Family Medicine 17 years experience
Yes: You should not have a problem with ibuprofen unless you are allergic to it.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
Internal Medicine 51 years experience
Yes and no, but...: Yes, you can take flector patch on two parts of your body, but realize that the main ingredient, diclofenac, will be absorbed through the skin and the... Read More
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