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does aleve contain aspirin or ibuprofen

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Some : Some of these have the active ingredient (ibuprofen). All are nsaid's and commonly, if you are allergic to one non steroidal anti-inflammatory medicat ... Read More

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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shaym Puppala
24 years experience in Internal Medicine
Interaction website: General info for all: . ***Use the following info with care; not all interactions are dangerous, and we take them into account when prescribing.Bes ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Levine
30 years experience in Family Medicine
Okay: It is okay to take ibuprofen or Naproxen while you have the stomach flu, as it will not lead to Reyes syndrome. However, these type of medications ( ... Read More
A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Warren Foster
19 years experience in Cardiac Electrophysiology
Better pain control: NSAIDs have Better pain and inflammation control than aspirin, cut aspirin has many other benefits and some different side effects.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gofeld
31 years experience in Pain Management
No: No.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Seagraves
16 years experience in Pharmacology
No : Advil is ibuprofen, a nsaid. It does not contain aspirin.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
31 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
No: Norflex (orphenadrine) (orphenedrine) is an antihistamine and is used as a muscle relaxant. It is really more of a sedative than a muscle relaxant. It ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience in Family Medicine
Advil (ibuprofen): I think you are asking about aspirin. It does not contain aspirin. It contains Ibuprofen.
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
16 years experience in Pain Management
No: But multiple rx and otc products are available that contain both advil (ibuprofen) (ibuprefen) and caffeine.
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brandon Maples
17 years experience in Pharmacology
No: Motrin does not contain aspirin, but it is related to Aspirin (both are known as nsaids). You should not take full doses of Aspirin if you are taking ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Fishburn
29 years experience in Ophthalmology
No: Although all 3 are non-steroidal anti inflammatory medications, they are also uniquely different chemicals. Neither of them contain the other medicat ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Boris Ripa
35 years experience in Pediatrics
No: These are 2 different drugs, but have common effects for reducing fever and pain.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Motrin: Also named ibuprofen, is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agent. It contains no acetaminophen.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
59 years experience in Pain Management
Yes: They are identical products with different trade names. The generic name as ibuprofen.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. J Rodos
Dr. J Rodos answered
61 years experience in Psychiatry
No: elavil (amitriptyline) is an antidepressant in the tricyclic class. it is also used with pain programs. This action is about pain transmision up the p ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ravi Chand
25 years experience in Psychiatry
Advil (ibuprofen): It does not contain codeine. It is an NSAID non steroidal anti inflammatory medication contains ibuprofen.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
28 years experience in Pain Management
Has Salicylic Acid: It is the main metabolite of aspirin.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Ziring
21 years experience in Pediatric Gastroenterology
Midol: is ibuprofen. Advil is ibuprofen. You don't want to double your dose of ibuprofen, so pick one.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Germanovich
12 years experience in Pain Management
Aleve (naproxen): And advil are from the same family of drugs and can irritate your stomach if you combine them. Alternate tylenol (acetaminophen) with either aleve or ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerald Neuberg
37 years experience in Cardiology
Pretty similar: But some people like one or the other more.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience in Podiatry
Samething: Ibuprofen...different brands
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Le
Dr. Brian Le answered
16 years experience in Pain Management
No: Naprelan contains naproxen, a non steroidal anti-inflammatory medication. It does not contain acetaminophen.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Tyson
38 years experience in Pain Management
About the same: The onset time for these should both be about 30 minutes.

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