Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

can you take excedrin and ibuprofen together

A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience in Pediatrics
Pain killers: You can take both painkillers, but you may end up with an upset stomach.
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aaron Roland
34 years experience in Family Medicine
Best not: It is best not to take Excedrin and ibuprofen together as they both work in a similar fashion and share possible side effects, however if the dose is ... Read More
2
2 thanks
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Germanovich
12 years experience in Pain Management
Talk to your doctor: Ibuprofen lasts about 6-8 hours. Take excedrin as directed after that. Nsaids can cause ulcers and life threatening bleeding. Talk to your physician a ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience in Pain Management
Yes, you can: there are no drug interactions and you can alternate Excedrin and advil (ibuprofen). Always follow the directions on the "Drug Facts" label and do not ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience in Geriatrics
Yes but only if ...: Advil is a brand of ibuprofen while Excedrin is a branded combination of aspirin, acetaminophen & caffeine, assuming that I'm describing your vers ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience in Family Medicine
Wait 4-6 hrs: Do not mix these medications: You must use EITHER at 4-6 hrs and only as needed
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience in Pain Management
Migraine Treatment: Once a diagnosis of migraine has been made, effective management of migraine involves 3 specific strategies: 1) patient education, 2) nonpharmacologic ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. PHILLIP KIM
14 years experience in General Practice
Every 4-6 hours: i prefer otc Advil, motrin, alleve for sinus headaches since these will have anti-inflammatory effects than tylenol (acetaminophen).
2
2 thanks
A member asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience in Pediatrics
Yes: An occassional excedrin is perfectly safe to take while breastfeeding. Can also use tylenol (acetaminophen) or non-medical things such as a warm show ... Read More
2
2 thanks

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month