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Can you take ibuprofen with sudafed

A female asked:
Dr. Julio Bordas
Family Medicine 37 years experience
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
Dr. Robert Grindstaff
Addiction Medicine 38 years experience
Yes: there are no contraindications or drug drug interactions between the two.
Dr. Stephen Southard
Internal Medicine 15 years experience
You can: There is no concerning interaction. Realize that if you are taking both of these at night, the Advil PM contains Benadryl, (diphenhydramine) which wi... Read More

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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
Internal Medicine 15 years experience
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
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Head pain: Yes, as long as you do not have a contraindication to ibuprofen, such as an ulcer or kidney failure. If the pain you feel is sinus pain, you may need ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
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 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 40 years experience
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
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 40 years experience
Yes: safe, good that you asked, read the labels carefully, always exercise caution with multiple medications, good luck
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
Yes: This should not be a problem, but it is always advisable to check for interactions with your friendly pharmacist who has a computer program which is u... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 59 years experience
Sudafed: IS A STIMULANT and should not be taken before sleep!! NYQUIL has phenylephrine which is in the SAME family as sudafed (but is less stimulating thus ma... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
800mg is a big dose: If a person was taking Tamiflu for the flu, and had no problems with the Tamiflu, and in the past had no problems taking ibuprofen (Motrin, Advil) or ... Read More
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Dr. Jerry Brown
Prosthodontics 53 years experience
Sinus Discomfort: Good day; I've been told by patients with similar symptoms that their ENT MDs have been able to drain their sinuses. Radiographs and an a scan may ass... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
Allergy and Immunology 10 years experience
It is ok: Wait a couple hours before taking the Naproxen and take it with food. This is relatively minimal increase in dosage. Assuming you tolerate the Naprox... Read More

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