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how long to wait to take ibuprophen after aceminophine

A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Reem Raafat
31 years experience Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
No waiting time: There is no interaction between these 2 medications. You can take them at the same time. I do recommend drinking good amount of water while taking ibu ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Don't need to : You can take these medications at the same time or separately, what ever suits you. They do not interfere with each other.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
ADVIL IS: IBUPROFEN...Max dose is 600 mgm 4x /day (OTC preparations) Hope this helps! Dr z
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Advil=Ibuprofen.: Being they're essentially one in the same, you'd want to separate them by at least six hours.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
OK now. : Unless you have significant underlying liver disease or are a big drinker you are fine with a single drink and a reasonable dose of acetaminophen.
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Wrong medicine: 800mg is a very large dose. If it must be repeated you must wait at least 4 full hours. Pain killers will not cure a toothache, just block the nerve ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
34 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Half a day: These are medications of the same class., the Ibup. normally last several hours and the levels significantly reduced in about 10 hours. I would say un ... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
Toradol: you can take it today. Either 600mg every 6 hours or 800 mg every 8 hours.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
You don't: Acetaminophen and Ibuprofen are in different classes / families of medicines, so you can take them together if desired.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Williams
34 years experience Family Medicine
Mixing meds: If any interaction it would be mild. I would say to be on the safe side allow 4 hours before or after a dose to take the other medication but I thi ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Should be ok now: It is ok at this point to take the ibuprofen as long as there is not any medical contraindication. Prescription dosing for ibuprofen is typically 600 ... Read More
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