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Is it ok to take ibuprofen after drinking

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
Pediatrics 25 years experience
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 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry 54 years experience
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
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 36 years experience
Yes, you can: If you’re taking ibuprofen, after the alcohol consumption, take the lowest dose necessary to alleviate your symptoms. Alcohol can interfere with ibupr... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
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 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Nichols
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 26 years experience
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
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rodney Del Valle
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Yes: Advil after one beer is perfectly ok. Tylenol (acetaminophen) after drinking not recommended. Do not drive if you drink!
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
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 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 52 years experience
Avoid: Both alcohol and Ibuprofen can increase the risk of stomach ulcers and when used together, that chance is increased. Alcohol can lower your pain thre... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kimberly Ramsdell
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Ibuprofen: I'm guessing you are worried about how the liver is affected by alcohol and whether the ibuprofen causes more problems. Ibuprofen is "filtered" more... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marino Tavarez
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High dose: Ibuprofen in the range you describe should only be taken for a limited time in an otherwise health individual.
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Wilson
Addiction Medicine 46 years experience
No: If their are no other reasons not to take Advil (ibuprofen) such as stomach ulcer, etc. Advil is reasonable hangover treatment.

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