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can you take ibuprofen with sudafed

A female asked:
Dr. Julio Bordas
36 years experience Family Medicine
Sudafed and Advil (ibuprofen): Plain Advil and Sudafed can be taken together as long as you do not have any history of serious side effects to either agent. Take for a short period ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
14 years experience Internal Medicine
No contraindication: All three medications can be used together, assuming you don't have an individual reason for not using anyone of the the three. Remember ibuprofen ca ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Short duration: if you do not have a cardiovascular or cardiac rhythm issue, a few days of sudafed is likely ok. However there is a higher risk for stroke among peo ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Possible with cautio: Sudafed (pseudoephedrine), Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and Ibuprofen are all otc, labels should be read carefully and care not to exceed recommended do ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: No interaction noted btwn NyQuil and Ibuprofen. http://www.drugs.com/interactions-check.php?drug_list=1310-0,55-1943
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: No problem taken together.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: Yes you can.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ravi Chand
25 years experience Psychiatry
Motrin: Yes there are no significant interactions.
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: If a person usually takes paracetamol and Guaifenesin separately without any problem, then taking them together should be fine. The two medicines don' ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Yes: Sudafed is a decongestant. Methylprednisolone is a steroid and a potent anti-inflammatory. No drug interactions listed.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marcello Maviglia
39 years experience Psychiatry
Why?: I do not see the benefits, just potential side effects.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Drugs.Com: drug interaction checker showed no significant interactions between chlorpheniramine & Sudafed Congestion (pseudoephedrine). Piriton contains chlo ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Tyson
38 years experience Pain Management
Yes: Yes although chronic use of Ibuprofen can cause significant kidney damage and gastrointestinal bleeding. If you need either of these medications for l ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: Yes you can.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Metoprolol: You can take metoprolol with ibuprofen.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes.: Psuedoephedrine is a sympathomimetic which may rev you up a bit. Diphenhydramine is an antihistamine (antiallergy) medication with some sedating prop ... Read More
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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: Yes you can.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Tyson
38 years experience Pain Management
Yes.: Yes but you should use caution with both drugs and make sure that you are taking them under medical supervision. Long term use of Ibuprofen can cause ... Read More
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A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Lages
67 years experience Rheumatology
Yes but: Yes, but only if the hydrocodone paired with Acetaminophen and not Ibuprofen or any other nonsteroidal drug.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
It depends!: Sometimes both are prescribed together after childbirth, but it depends on the person. Not everyone can take ibuprofen. Also, it depends on why you ar ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ravi Chand
25 years experience Psychiatry
Motrin: Yes unless there is a contraindication specifically.
A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Fete
Dr. Eric Fete answered
21 years experience Emergency Medicine
Yes: If you mean Norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) then yes you can take these two together
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Ziegler
29 years experience Emergency Medicine
Yes: No problem assuming you are not pregnant and you mean dicloxacillin. Some people have trouble with Advil (ibuprofen) irritating their stomach lining a ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ron Jones
Dr. Ron Jones answered
44 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Yes, especially if you alternate them.

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