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is ibuprofen an antibiotic

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: It is an anti-inflammatory med. It is not an antibiotic and has no value in treating bacterial infections.
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Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
No: Ibuprofen is a NonSteroidal Anti inflammatory and analgesic drug and not an antibiotic
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vivek Huilgol
34 years experience Gastroenterology
Usually YES: Double check with your pharmacist when you pick up the antibiotic - about a possible drug-drug interaction. If already started, look at the accompanyi ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ravi Chand
25 years experience Psychiatry
Advil (ibuprofen): Unless there is a specific contraindication you should be fine.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Yes you can: Yes you can take ibuprophen while you are taking antibiotics.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthias Peuster
8 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Yes: Provided you have no contraindications to advil (ibuprofen). See a doctor if the headache persists.
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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
YOU DO NOT HAVE TO: Space them, as long as it is being given at the correct dose.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ravi Chand
25 years experience Psychiatry
Motrin: Yes unless there is a contraindication specifically.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
33 years experience Addiction Medicine
Yes: Make sure your stomach is not empty to avoid irritation or even ulcer.
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