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is it ok to take ibuprofen after drinking

A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
24 years experience Pediatrics
See below: Taking Ibuprofen with alcohol is acceptable as long as you follow the dosing and frequency recommendations. However, there are risks related to irrit ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Is what safe?: Drinking too much? Being tipsy? A toothache? Taking ibuprofen? Hmmm.......If you normally are not allergic and can take ibuprofen, it should be fine. ... Read More
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 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Very little: It is not recommended to combine the two because both alcohol and tylenol (acetaminophen) are metabolized in the liver. Hepatic toxicity due to tyleno ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Paracetamol: Not sure why that is needed unless u r trfying to lessen effects of intoxication. Not advise combination due to harmful effect on stomach & heart.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: That should be ok. Make sure you always take aleve (naproxen) with food.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Goldstein
32 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Yes.: There shouldn't be any problem taking aleve (naproxen) after drinking a wine cooler. Be careful, though, and take it with some food, at least a glass ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Le
Dr. Brian Le answered
16 years experience Pain Management
Drinking: You should never mix medication with alcohol, especially narcotics.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
28 years experience Pain Management
No. You should not.: Narcotics and alcohol will mean death for some this year.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. William m Simpson
48 years experience Family Medicine
Not the best choice: Because Ibuprofen may inhibit clotting, Acetaminophen (tylenol) is a better choice immediately after tonsillectomy (or other surgical procedures). I ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Roach
41 years experience Anesthesiology
No interaction: Aleve (naproxen) does not alter the effects of drinking.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Please specify: the cold medicine so that we can answer your question. Take care.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Yes but: Advil (ibuprofen) congestion in us contains phenylephrine and ibuprophen .You can take it after drinking as long as the drinking is in moderation.If y ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Nichols
25 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Yes: As long as you do not have stomach acid problems as alcohol can make that worse and advil (ibuprofen) can irritate your stomach but otherwise should n ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Treacy
34 years experience Gynecology
Yes: Should help avoid a hangover. Multiple doses can cause kidney trouble though.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
YES: YES.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience Addiction Medicine
How much wine??: If you are using musinex, i assume you have an upper respiratory or sinus infection. Alcohol does reduce the ability of the body to fight off infecti ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. PHILLIP KIM
14 years experience General Practice
Tylenol (acetaminophen) : Alleve belongs to a family of nsaids such as advil motrin. You can use tylenol (acetaminophen) in between.
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: Small amounts are ok.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
YES: Pamprin contains acetaminophen ( Tylenol ) - I suggest not mixing these medications.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Beer + Ibuprofen: Combining alcohol ; Ibuprofen can ^ risk of stomach bleeding.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes but why?: Do you have some chronic discomfort that needs analysis. Acetaminophen will mask pain and given you comfort in moderate doses. But a chronic pain sh ... Read More
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