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Ibuprofen vs advil

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
Pediatrics 25 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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Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
Psychiatry 28 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
Dr. Donald Jacobson
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Sleepiness: I would expect you will feel sleepy for4-8 hours. During that time don't drive or operate machinery. Best wishes.
A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 16 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
Dr. Jack Rubin
Nephrology and Dialysis 48 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
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 42 years experience
PLEASE call your OB: As you may have strep throat and cold or flu, take what your OB advises but you are not supposed to take either advil (ibuprofen) or organic majijuana... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nishan Odabashian
Endodontics 30 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
A male asked:
Dr. Steven Reidbord
Psychiatry 36 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
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gena Kluwe
Internal Medicine 31 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
A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 28 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.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lynn Wung
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Advil (ibuprofen) purchase: Advil (ibuprofen) (plain, not sinus) can be purchased without identification.
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Salama
Family Medicine 10 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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