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can you take aleve and ibuprofen in the same day

A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: Combining nsaids should be avoided because of the increased risk of serious side effects.
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A female asked:
Dr. John Rohm
Dr. John Rohm answered
32 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Yes, but...: Yes, both are non-steriodal antiinflamatoriy drugs. Ibuprofen would relieve pain slightly better, naproxen handles inflamation better. For the naprox ... Read More
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory Lewis
43 years experience Urology
See below : Ibuprofen and naproxen: both Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). Though in the same class with similar benefits, risks, and potential side ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: Combining nsaids increases the risk of side effects.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
THERE IS NO REASON: To take both, you take one or the other.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Yes: They can be taken together but if they're used long term, kidney function should be monitored as the combination can increase the risk of injury over ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience Family Medicine
Robitusin: Yes, that combination should be ok to take at the same time.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Yes: Different classes of meds that do not cross react unless you are allergic.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Avoid the Combo: Avoid to mix advil (ibuprofen) and ecotrin. Combination may increase the risk of GI pain and bleeding. Also g, adverse effects; Ibuprofen may inhibit ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
20 years experience Rheumatology
See below: They typically do not pose any problems together unless you have health conditions that excludes you from taking these medicines. Check with your doc ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: however, both can be irritating to your stomach lining: I suggest staggering doses by 1-2 hours and always take medication with food.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ron Jones
Dr. Ron Jones answered
44 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Yes but stronger effect on coagulation and harder on the stomach.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kimberly Liang
18 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: Nabumetone is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) while Acetaminophen is tylenol (acetaminophen) (not an nsaid). Ok to take together. Sho ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: They're usually taken in an alternating fashion every 4-6 hours.
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A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marshall Bedder
37 years experience Pain Management
No: Both these medications are nsaids and should not be taken together. You could risk kidney damage. They can also cause stomach lining problems, gastrit ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammad Ashori
15 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: They can be taken together as long as you have no known kidney or liver issues. Max dose for tylenol should be in the 2,000-3,000mg per day and ibupro ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
24 years experience Pediatrics
See below: If you mean Bayer Aspirin with advil, (ibuprofen) then this is not recommended because it increases your bleeding consequences. Talk to you doc for m ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Yes: Paracetamol is known as Acetaminophen here in the states. The main concern is that excess use can damage the liver. Ibuprofen is an NSAID which means ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Ellis
12 years experience Anesthesiology
Yes: Yes. The combination can improve pain relief.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Grindstaff
37 years experience Addiction Medicine
Interactions: There are no listed drug interaction between paracetamol and maalox
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ibuprofen instead: Ibuprofen blocks the hormone prostaglandin that causes uterine cramping and is much more effective than Midol.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Ativan/Advil: On as needed basis, should be ok.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Rivas
19 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: In general, it should not be a problem to take those two medicines at the same time.

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