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Is ibuprofen same as advil

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

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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
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Advil/Lithium: If excess advil, (ibuprofen) can raise lithium level. Use with caution & only as needed.
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
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Carroll
Dr. Andrew Carrollanswered
Family Medicine 25 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
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Collins
Dr. Donald Collinsanswered
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Yes: These can be taken together. I assume you have an infection requiring both antibiotics. Good luck!
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
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
Internal Medicine 41 years experience
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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