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is it ok to take advil and tylenol together

A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nadya Hristeva
5 years experience Pharmacology
Yes: Hi Sara, Both Advil and Tylenol are safe to take while on a COC. If you take Advil, make sure you take it with food and a full glass of water to avoid ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dia Arpon
Dr. Dia Arpon answered
25 years experience Psychiatry
Occasional ok: Occasional Motrin is ok. However ssris affect platelet aggregation which can lead to easy bruising. Take Motrin with food or milk to avoid developing ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
What for?: Why are you taking this many pain pills? If the pills you have taken have not provided relief, taking more will only cause toxicity without providing ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Josh Fields
13 years experience Pharmacology
Yes: absolutely. Four hours after your last dose of that produce is acceptable
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ricardo Alvillar
42 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: Assuming recommended doses, yes.
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A 60-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrea Knittel
7 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Tylenol (generic name: acetaminophen) and Motrin (generic name: ibuprofen) are different drugs, and can be taken together. Just make sure that you don ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Yes: Tylenol is a brand of acetaminophen (aka paracetamol in rest of world) which is a pain reliever & used to lower fever (anti-pyretic). Aleve is a b ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Oswari
23 years experience Family Medicine
It's ok: It is ok to do so, but of your medicine is not adequately taking care of your pain, tell your doctor so that they may adjust your pain meds appropriat ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience Infectious Disease
If you need it: You can take advil (ibuprofen) along with antibiotics without any additional risks. Each drug will carry its own individual risks for side effects and ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cyma Khalily
34 years experience Psychiatry
SHOULD BE: I do not know any contraindications. Serax is the brand name for Oxazepam which is a benzodiazepine and advil (ibuprofen) is Ibuprofen and analgesic i ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Galperin
31 years experience Pain Management
Diclofenac: Yes but not for a long time.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Foead Geula
16 years experience Anesthesiology
Usually yes: If you follow the recommended dosing schedule, it is usually safe to combine the two.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Grace Akoh-Arrey
15 years experience Pharmacology
Watch abdominal pain: Colpermin ( peppermint) advertised for managing irritable bowel syndrome (ibs) paracetamol (acetaminophen (tylenol)) for pain/fever relief.These can b ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
32 years experience Cardiology
Yes: but tramadol can make people drowsy so take it near bed time to see how you respond to the medication.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nancy Mellow
43 years experience Internal Medicine
Probably: Different forms of nyquil have different ingredients. If it contains Acetaminophen for pain or fever, you may not need to also take naproxen.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kent
11 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
No: It is safe to take either Naproxen or Ibuprofen with Acetaminophen as directed, but Naproxen and Ibuprofen are both nsaids and taking them will double ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
No reported problems: Although it sounds safe - if you have a doctor you trust - you should check it out w/ them and let them know how it goes. That's a great way to be a t ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Allen Seely
30 years experience General Practice
OK but..: For headcahe it is better to space tylenol (acetaminophen) and Aspirin 4 hours apart. Instead of Aspirin consider Aleve : it's longer acting (up to 12 ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Williams
34 years experience Family Medicine
Tegretol and Advil (ibuprofen): Yes - there is a minor interaction between Tegretol (carbamazepine) and ibuprofen in the sense that the metabolism of Ibuprofen will be increased s ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Roach
41 years experience Anesthesiology
No: Hydrocodone is a narcotic analgesic which blunts pain perception. Ibuprofen is an antiinflammatory which may actually help decrease the cause of pain ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
57 years experience Neurology
Yes: There does not seem to be any interaction BUT take them with your doctors knowledge !
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
40 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: If your doctor has prescribed the three together it jus safe.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: But be sure that you do need all these medications.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Lipkin
51 years experience Internal Medicine
NO!!!: Alka-Seltzer Plus contains 325 mg of ASPIRIN per tab. Do Not take this together with ibuprofen. Taking it together could well cause serious gastrointe ... Read More
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