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Does Ibuprofen contain salt

A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Different strength: This is the same medication in a generic form and with a different dose.Most of the standard advil (ibuprofen) tabs will be 200 mg..Most dosing in adu... Read More
Dr. Bradford Romans
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None: There is no significant difference.Be sure to follow the dosing instructions and never exceed them unless you are under the care of your doctor.

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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Le
Dr. Brian Leanswered
Pain Management 17 years experience
No: It is not recommended to take multiple nsaids together. There is no need or indication to take them together. Please discuss with your doctor for mo... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
NSAID's: Both are nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (nsaids) but they are not the same medication.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ivy Fisher
Pediatrics 44 years experience
Meds: Ibuprofen is the gold standard for inflammatory rx, as long as you have no allergies or side effects to it. 400 mg po q 6 hrs. for pain, inflammation... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
Ophthalmology 34 years experience
Yes: There is no issue with using eyedrops of any kind and ibuprofen.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Not in danger: The worst you may get is an upset stomach as both can cause a little GI irritation. You may notice also that you bruise a bit easier for a few days an... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Ellis
Family Medicine 42 years experience
Menstrual pain : Both of these products you have named or ibuprofen and would be similar. The doses are different and the maximum dose of ibuprofen that can be used is... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Depends.: All of the nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs can cause sodium retention. If you have heart failure this retention can push you over the edge and p... Read More
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Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 29 years experience
No: No, they are both NSAIDs and should not be taken concurrently.
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Dr. Julie Stevens
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Get to your Doctor: There are so many possibilites here that there is not enough room to list them. Some of the possibilites can be quite serious. Besides a simple musc... Read More

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