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is it safe to use ibuprofen and dhea together

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Dr. Vasu Brown
33 years experience Integrative Medicine
Yes: Yes both can be taken together and given to patients with lupus.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Neilsen
18 years experience Family Medicine
Yes....: Although technically there is no direct contraindication to these being taken together, dhea is a controversial medication. Dhea is indicated only in ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Yes or no.: Helidac (bismuth subsalicylate metronidazole and tetracycline) (bismuth subsalicylate) can be taken alone with ibuprophen, preferably one hour before ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: yes
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stratos Christianakis
17 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: Short answer is yes, but important to review all meds taken to see if there are interactions.
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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 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leland Berkwits
36 years experience Pain Management
Narcotic combination: Percocet is oxycodone and Tylenol (acetaminophen). Oxycontin is a long-acting form of oxycodone, which is used to reduce the need to take short-actin ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. TORY MCJUNKIN
18 years experience Pain Management
Motrin safety: No. They are both in the same medicine class, nsaids. They have very similar mechanisms of action and both can cause gastritis or bleeding in your gut ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Robison
19 years experience Hand Surgery
It should be safe.: Ibuprofen and acetaminophen have very little interaction with each other. If you are taking them for pain relief after surgery or an injury, it may be ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
16 years experience Pain Management
Yes: As prescribed by your doctor.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Look online: If you search paracetamol it will list what drugs are not safe to take with it.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Swor
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Not at the same time. Use one or the other unless package warnings apply to you.
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Kelly
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: That is a safe combo, even with the metoprolol. It is a common combo. The only issues are that the naproxen can sometimes raise blood pressure. And ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Sampson
31 years experience Anesthesiology
Hydrocodone NSAIDS: It is generally considered to be safe to take hydrocodone with nsaids. In fact if the nsaids can help you take less hydrocodone then it would be sa ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: It is safe taken together
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
WHY?: Dhea is converted to cortisone, testosterone and estrogen - and you have not control as to which or how much. Also, most of the dhea supplements don't ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Miller
50 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: Don't drive when drinking, and if you getsick, make sure you replace lost l;iquids with electrolyte containing replacments like gatorade or such. If y ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Ellis
12 years experience Anesthesiology
Yes: Unless you are not supposed to be taking nsaids, they are a good combination for pain relief.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Williams
34 years experience Family Medicine
Benyin and antibioti: Yes - benylin is dextromethorphan. Which is a cough suppressant. It will mix with an antibiotic and is safe to take with one.
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Dr. David Hoffman
20 years experience Clinical Psychology
Serotonin: Always is to run it by your prescriber. Sometimes that isn't helpful. Don't just take it. Check interaction checker like: http://reference.medscap ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
Yes: There is no interaction between these two medications.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
Different classes: Yes, for the reason you identify--they are different classes. If you are having excessive pain frequently, you should discuss this with your prescribe ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
Usually yes: You can always ask your OB if questions, but tylenol (acetaminophen) is ok in pregnancy and the antibiotics selected should also be, so both together ... Read More

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