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can you take dayquil and ibuprofen together

A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Gurvis
44 years experience Podiatry
Yes: Dayquil has acetamenophen in it (Tylenol) which is a pain killer. Advil (ibuprofen) is Naproxen Sodium. There are no listed interactions between tho ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
20 years experience Dentistry
Yes: Unless reported, there is no contraindication if you take both medicines for two different reasons. Nevertheless, you must check with your doctor if ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brandon Maples
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Every 6 hours: You can take one or the other, but not together. You can take them every six hours.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Nicora
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Absolutely fine.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Yes you can but: Yes you can as there is no ibuprophen in dayquil but dayquil does contain Acetaminophen in smaller dose which is also used for pain and fever but in h ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Advil (ibuprofen): On an "as needed basis", no harm.
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Erik Lundquist
21 years experience Family Medicine
Dayquil plus Advil (ibuprofen): Yes, you can. Although not ideal, you can take DayQuil after taking Advil since it does not contain any similar non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medica ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ward Dean
Dr. Ward Dean answered
43 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
Don't take either: Both Dayquil and Nyquil are loaded with acetaminophen, a highly toxic drug. I believe it should be taken off the market. 2,000 mg is a toxic dose--b ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
No: Neither Dayquil nor Robitussin (guaifenesin) contain ibuprofen and it is safe to take the medicines in those formulas with ibuprofen. However, all of ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: It should not be a problem.
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