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is ibuprofen same as advil

A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nishan Odabashian
29 years experience in Endodontics
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
35 years experience in Psychiatry
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 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gena Kluwe
30 years experience in Internal Medicine
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 73-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
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 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lynn Wung
Dr. Lynn Wung answered
26 years experience in Family Medicine
Advil (ibuprofen) purchase: Advil (ibuprofen) (plain, not sinus) can be purchased without identification.
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Salama
9 years experience in Family Medicine
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
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Carroll
24 years experience in Family Medicine
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 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Collins
40 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes: These can be taken together. I assume you have an infection requiring both antibiotics. Good luck!
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Advil (ibuprofen) overdose.: Depends on the dose of each pill. Are you considering taking an overdose? If you are having thoughts about killing yourself, get seen at the neares ... Read More
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Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes: Advil (ibuprofen) does not interfere with the antibiotic nitrofurantoin. Be sure to take a glass of water or food with the advil to prevent stomach ir ... Read More
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