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Ibuprofen vs advil

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
Pediatrics 27 years experience
See below: Advil (ibuprofen) is otc and toradol is prescription. Toradol is much stronger than advil (ibuprofen) but has more possible side effects.
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A male asked:
Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
Psychiatry 30 years experience
headache: Sedation, drowsiness, possibly dizziness, and all other effects and collateral effects of lorazepam. Try to avoid any future mistakes, only take what ... Read More
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Dr. Donald Jacobson
A Verified Doctoranswered
42 years experience
Sleepiness: I would expect you will feel sleepy for4-8 hours. During that time don't drive or operate machinery. Best wishes.
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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Ibuprofen: Tylenol (acetaminophen) is broken down in the liver, which in your case isn't recommended. Advil is ibuprofen, which is broken down in the kidney. It ... Read More
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Dr. Jack Rubin
Nephrology and Dialysis 50 years experience
Tylenol (acetaminophen) vs Advil: Tylenol (acetaminophen) (t) is metabolized by the liver and advil (a) is not, so a can be used for pain relief without harming a liver that is already... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nishan Odabashian
Endodontics 32 years experience
Yes: You can take up to 2400mg of Ibuprofen in a 24 hour period. So 3x2 tablets every 6 hours is safe. Howevee, you want to get to the root of the problem.... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Steven Reidbord
Psychiatry 38 years experience
Carefully: Advil (ibuprofen) may increase lithium blood levels by reducing the excretion of lithium by the kidneys. This could lead to lithium toxicity. One st... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gena Kluwe
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Depends.: If the advil (ibuprofen) are 200 mg Ibuprofen and you are an otherwise healthy person with no contraindications. No pregnancy, no GI bleeding, no ren... Read More
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 30 years experience
Not Tylenol (acetaminophen): The PM part yes. But, taking Tylenol (acetaminophen) daily is extremely hard in the liver. Use the generic for Benadryl. That is what causes sedation.
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Salama
Family Medicine 12 years experience
It depends: This question is not so straightforward because it depends on many things such as why you are taking it, how much you are taking, other medications yo... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Carroll
Dr. Andrew Carrollanswered
Family Medicine 27 years experience
1800mg: You probably should not exceed 1800mg a day. This all depends on your age, weight, renal function, and any comorbid medical conditions you might have... Read More
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Collins
Dr. Donald Collinsanswered
Family Medicine 43 years experience
Yes: These can be taken together. I assume you have an infection requiring both antibiotics. Good luck!
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