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is it ok to take 3 advil pm

A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nishan Odabashian
29 years experience 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 female asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
54 years experience Psychiatry
Back Pain, Vicodin: Of course, you need relief from back pain. Reflect upon about history of back pain given to your Physician, X-ray or MRI findings, possible causes of ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ray Holt
Dr. Ray Holt answered
27 years experience Family Medicine
No: The amount of benadryl, (diphenhydramine) which is the part of that medicine that makes you drowsy, would be higher than the recommended amount to ta ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Victor Nwanguma
19 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: If indicated (for fever, pain etc).
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: That is an acceptable dose to take at one time. Try to make sure you take it with food to minimize GI irritation.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Lisch
37 years experience Podiatry
No: This is considered an overdose of the medication. If you are having that much pain and inflammation, consult your doctor for a proper dosage of medic ... Read More
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Ng
30 years experience Family Medicine
It depends on .....: It depends on the dose. If the alleve are 200 mg/each, then 600 mg of alleve (NSAID) is safe, provided you can tolerate the nausea from the stomach e ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Kim
Dr. John Kim answered
16 years experience Internal Medicine
4grm max: Try to limit maximum daily dose of tylenol (acetaminophen) to 4 grams daily to prevent liver toxicities.
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Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
27 years experience Family Medicine
Expired med: If expiration is 3/12 (end of march 2012) is just a few days experied. Won't be a problem.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlo Valencia
15 years experience Internal Medicine
No Interaction: Yes. There is no interaction between those 2 medications.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
It is safe: Both drugs have no interactions. However, patient should not take more than 4 grams of Acetaminophen a day (liver toxicity) and also no mixing with ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leila Hashemi
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Motrin: One dose isn't likely to do your baby any harm, but ibuprofen (also sold under brand names such as Advil and Motrin) is generally not recommended duri ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. You Sung Sang
30 years experience Gastroenterology
Yes: They should not interact.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Yes: Don't take more than your doctor recommends to avoid unpleasant side effects. You don't mention what the strength of the tylenol (acetaminophen) is or ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
24 years experience Pediatrics
See below: What is "kexpro"? I'm not aware of a drug with this name.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ravi Chand
25 years experience Psychiatry
Advil (ibuprofen): Not recommended, increases chance for heartburn nausea vomiting ulcer etc.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Not a good idea: Even though most of the time it may be safe to take advil (ibuprofen) after drinking , but you have to be aware that alcohol can increase the risk of ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
Yes: They are different meds with different effects. NyQuil is antihistamine + cough suppressant. Advil (ibuprofen) is NSAID anti-inflammatory + decongesta ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes but...: If you have normal renal function and no gastrointestinal bleeding or ulcers, then an occasional dose of 400 mg Ibuprofen (2 tabs) may be ok. The max ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
32 years experience Neurology
Depends: depends on the reason you are taking medication as well as medical conditions you may have. Your doctor is the best one to ask this question of, Howev ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Georgina Sehapayak
60 years experience Cardiology
Should be: Aspirin works by a totally different mechanism and it is an antiinflammatory as well as a blood thinning drug, while Acetaminophen and Codeine are n ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Aleve (naproxen) + Virtussin: I assume you're referring to Virtussin DAC (http://www.drugs.com/cdi/virtussin-dac-liquid.html). Aleve (naproxen) is a brand of Naproxen. Using www.dr ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: There should be no issues.
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