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can you take aleve and advil together

A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
NSAIDS: Aleve is naproxen and advil is ibuprofen. Each has their own potential benefits and you could take them together but there is no need to, and all you ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience in Pain Management
Yes, you can: taking both at once should be OK, but taking too many NSAID's, every day for several weeks or months can cause damage. Always talk to your doctor bef ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience in Internal Medicine
Advil: A dose of Advil lasts from 6-8 hours. You may take another dose. Aleve effect is 12 hours and I don't think you'd have a problem taking one now with f ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
No: You should not mix nsaids.
A male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience in Family Medicine
NSAID: Aleve or Naproxen is an all day medication, so it is 12 hours before you take another NSAID.
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Yes: It would be safe to take the medication as you described. Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk an ... Read More
A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Yes: No interaction, but only advil OR aleve (naproxen) , good luck
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
Either one: Take the one which works best for you.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Yes you may: The doses of medication you mentioned should be safe.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
47 years experience in Rheumatology
avoid mixing: Neither metaphors nor nsaids should be mixed. Use one or the other.

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