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is advil a muscle relaxer

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Reidbord
36 years experience Psychiatry
Not Advil (ibuprofen) and Alleve: These are very similar medicines, and are not recommended to be taken at the same time. (they can add up to more stomach upset, for example). I sugg ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Husar
33 years experience Neurology
No problem: Advil pm is ibuprofen, a non-steroidal medication and diphenhydramine. There should be no problem with using a muscle relaxant with the advil. Might h ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Chimenti
27 years experience Sports Medicine
NSAIDS: Yes, it is fine to combine an NSAID like advil (ibuprofen) with a muscle relaxer.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
Samething: Ibuprofen...different brands
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: You can take 400 mg of advil up to every 4-6 hours
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Dr. Ward Dean
Dr. Ward Dean answered
43 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
Yes: Diazepam (valium) is a benzodiazepine--in this case, your physician prescribed it as a muscle relaxer. Advil (ibuprofen) is a non-steroidal anti-infl ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Canlas
30 years experience Pain Management
There is none.: Muscle relaxants are typically prescription medications. These are generally prescribed based on the physician's evaluation.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
25 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: Yes, these are different classes of medications so can safely be taken together. Note that nsaids (such as advil) are not recommended for chronic lon ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Saunders
43 years experience Internal Medicine
Muscle relaxer: Muscle spasm as prescribed by your doctor.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
No: It may relieve the discomfort of a strained or otherwise sore muscle.
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