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Is it ok to take ibuprofen after drinking

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
Pediatrics 27 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 56 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
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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 38 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
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 59 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
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Nichols
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 28 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
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rodney Del Valle
A Verified Doctoranswered
38 years experience
Yes: Advil after one beer is perfectly ok. Tylenol (acetaminophen) after drinking not recommended. Do not drive if you drink!
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 59 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
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 54 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
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kimberly Ramsdell
Pediatrics 27 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
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 55 years experience
It sounds like you are concerned about your alcohol intake. If so, good plan to cut back or perhaps seek care about it. However, both acetaminophen an... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Wilson
Addiction Medicine 48 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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