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is it safe to take 3 advil

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Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
Talk to pharmacist: This is the MAX I've heard of: For extreme severe arthritis pain a daily total of 3,200mg can be taken in 3-4 equal doses (intervals of 6-8 hrs). Scia ... Read More

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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 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
21 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: I can find no interaction between these drugs. However, everyone's health and chemistry is different. Check with your physician.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Careful: Fluconazole will increase the serum level of Advil. The fluconazole interacts with Advil metabolism in the liver. Taking a dose probably not a proble ... Read More
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Dr. Akbar Zikria
7 years experience Family Medicine
Advil ok: Drinking alcohol with Advil is not typically advised given you may have some stomach discomfort from the increased stomach line irritation. However, 2 ... Read More
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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 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: It is safe although you should avoid pseudoephedrine if you have high blood pressure.Benadryl (diphenhydramine) can be sedating so other antihistamine ... Read More
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Dr. Rowlin Lichter
71 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
No: Try APAP (Tylenol). The other is just more of the same type. APAP acts differently.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Rhoades
47 years experience Family Medicine
Probably: There is nothing in the medical literature abut a major drug interaction, but minor drug interactions are possible. Prob best advice is to not take t ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jalal Zuberi
44 years experience Pediatrics
Safety is relative: If the OTC pain medicine has just expired, within a couple of months, it probably would be OK to use. As u pointed out yourself, expired meds start lo ... Read More
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