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how much ibuprofen to take for anti inflammatory

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Dr. William Lages
67 years experience Rheumatology
May need followup: Alkaline phosphatase can be of both bony and liver origin, so your doctor may do follow-up. NSAIDS have been studied for effect on ALP and found not t ... Read More

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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Lages
67 years experience Rheumatology
One or the other: It`s unnecessary and not advisable. Oral NASAIDS get into most tissues-local sprays are local but with some small systemic absorption. Don`t do both.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Levine
18 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Sprain Pain Control: Aspirin and advil (ibuprofen) are anti-inflammatory medications. Both work on similar pathways. Tylenol (acetaminophen) is not considered an nsaid. B ... Read More
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Dr. Lauren Elson
15 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
You know your body: There is no one best medication for everybody. You should always stay within the recommended dosage on the packaging and discontinue it if you have si ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
30 years experience Family Medicine
Best is what works: There is no such thing as a best anti-inflammatory medication as they are all fairly equal in effectiveness. Best is whatever works and doesn't cause ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chittur Ananthakrishnan
53 years experience Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Aleve (naproxen): In my experience Aleve (naproxen) seems to work well for knee problems but other antiinflammatory meds do work.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Lages
67 years experience Rheumatology
Any NSAID: Any non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug such as Aleve or ibuprofen to name just a few will be compatable with Zoloft (sertraline).
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Dr. Darrell Latva
41 years experience Podiatry
DO NOT COMBINE: I do not feel you should use two NSAID's together. If the Mobic (meloxicam) isn't working, discontinue that one before you start a second. NSAID's are ... Read More
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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Sore throat : Most of the time it is viral, at times it is bacterial, if you have had antibiotics already for that, so you don't need more, unless it was partially ... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Cooper
Specializes in Rheumatology
See a rheumatologist: Consider seeing a Rheumatologist to confirm gout diagnosis, then follow guidelines in Table 1 on Pg 31 of: https://ard.bmj.com/content/annrheumdis/76/ ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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No: Opioids do not have any known anti-inflammatory effects. Tramadol is a different chemical and is unrelated to the opiate chemical structure and "alle ... Read More
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