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can you take midol and advil together

A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Rivas
19 years experience in Family Medicine
Look at ingredients: Generally speaking it is not a problem to combine advil (ibuprofen) and products containing acetaminophen for short time. You always want to look at t ... Read More

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
17 years experience in Sleep Medicine
Yes unless no NSAIDs: Advil (ibuprofen) is an NSAID and midol is acetominophen (tylenol). They can be used together. If there is a reason not to use NSAID (per doctor ord ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
33 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes if not allergic: Monitor the total dosage of all the medicines you take in a 24 hours period and follow the label guidelines. Also, if you find yourself using these me ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience in Internal Medicine
More the kidneys.: Acetaminophen (Tylenol) tends to affect the liver when taken in doses exceeding 3000mg daily, but the medications you mentioned tend to negatively aff ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
No it is same medici: Advil (ibuprofen) is a brand name of Ibuprofen so why will you want to take them together.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derron Wilson
24 years experience in Pain Management
No: I wouldn't suggest taking both Naproxen and Ibuprofen together at the same time. The are both in the same class of medications, nsaids. I would sugg ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Onier Villarreal Alejandro
16 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Yes: As usual, when taking multiple medications it is wise to keep track of any side-effects that you may experience. Always let your primary doctor know ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ravi Chand
25 years experience in Psychiatry
Advil (ibuprofen): Yes there are no significant interactions.
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Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience in Geriatrics
Yes, but . . .: My big concern: there are many different types/brands of Nyquil which is a combination of several medications, depending upon brand name. Luckily http ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
27 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes: Yes you can.
A female asked:
Dr. Enrique Molina
34 years experience in Gastroenterology
Yes: no interactions between the two medications exist
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Skeete
23 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Should be fine..: There shouldn't be any cross reactivity between these two common medications. Just be careful to always eat something before you use Advil (ibuprofen) ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience in Pain Management
Yes: If the Flexeril and vicodin are prescribed to you then it is ok to add advil (ibuprofen).
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
31 years experience in Family Medicine
With caution: Naproxen and similar anti-imflammatory medications increase the risk of bleeding by inhibiting platelet function (platelets help the blood clot). This ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Humes
40 years experience in Pediatric Cardiology
You can, but don't: If you are on prednisone, you shouldn't need the advil (ibuprofen). The anti-inflammatory effects of the predisone are far more powerful than advil (i ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarek Nashawi
19 years experience in Hospital-based practice
Yes: Yes you can.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
19 years experience in 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 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
Same med: They are the same thing. Please adher to daily maximum dosage recommendations.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
No: Combining nsaids increases the risks of side-effects considerably.
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Should be ok if...: If a person had no problems taking meloxicam (Mobic) in the past for some medical condition, and separately had no problem taking diphenhydramine (Ben ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Fietsam
34 years experience in Thoracic Surgery
Yes: They work on two different systems.
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes.: Robitussin (guaifenesin) plain and Robitussin (guaifenesin)-DM and ac can be taken with ibuprofen.
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Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes,,you can: safely

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