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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
55 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: But I would take Pepcid (famotidine) complete instead. If pain persists, see the doctor,
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Chapman
41 years experience Cardiology
Similar: Advil and Motrin are both brand names for ibuprofen, and are the same. Aleve (naproxen) is brand name for naproxyn sodum. They are all non-steroidal ... Read More
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Dr. Benjamin Hayek
45 years experience Internal Medicine
Avoid prolonged use: These products belong to a class called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs: (NSAID). They should not be taken for prolonged periods or frequently. ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Filly
26 years experience Radiology
Sometimes: Different people have different reactions but it will probably be fine.
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Ibuprofen: Ibuprofen is a NSAID that has been associated with hives. I don't know what type of rash you have, but at any rate you need to stop taking it and have ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
45 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Unlikely: Ibuprofen can be irritating to your stomach but it is unlikely it would get stuck without dissolving. An unlikely problem is a diverticulum or hernia ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Sounds ok: 200 mg of ibuprofen per dose, taken every 6-8 hours, is the typical dose of ibuprofen (Motrin or Advil over-the-counter). Usually, ear pain that is no ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
Not really, but . .: Check out https://www.drugs.com/food-interactions/ibuprofen.html which describes how alcohol & ibuprofen might not agree w/each other. With that s ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. You Sung Sang
31 years experience Gastroenterology
Stop med ; use a PPI: You likely have nsaid-induced gastritis. Stop the Ibuprofen ; start taking otc prilosec. If you have any dark black loose stools, see a doctor as that ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
23 years experience Family Medicine
Use common senses: Ibuprofen should not prevent you from conceiving/getting pregnant, but why do you take it? If you don't need it, then don't use it. Like all drugs/me ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Schuster
Specializes in Pain Management
Yes, but: Among NSAIDs, there's indomethacin suppositories, toradol intramuscular injections and sprix nasal spray. These might irritate your stomach, but shoul ... Read More

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