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meloxicam and acetaminophen

A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: Meloxicam is an anti-inflammatory agent and Acetaminophen is a mild pain-reliever that has no anti-inflammatory properties.
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
You can: There is no drug interactions between 2 drugs Painkiller and anti-inflammatory for back pain is a great combo. However, hydrocodone/acetaminophen is g ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Not good: It is dangerous to rely on narcotics such as vicodin to relieve knee pain. The potential for addiction is significant. Have injectable lubricants been ... Read More
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Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Yes you can: There is no drug interactions. Always ask your doctor for more information about medication and your individual situation.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Not correct: Tylenol (acetaminophen) is not an nsaid.
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Dr. Scott Sauer
26 years experience Pain Management
No problem: These two medications can be taken together and are often used in combination for acute pain.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Duhon
34 years experience Sleep Medicine
It can affect sleep: Vicoprofen (hydrocodone and ibuprofen) contains the otc drug Ibuprofen and hydrocodone, a narcotic. Narcotics often make people drowsy, but a sizable ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Newton
18 years experience Pain Management
Yes: These are all different classes of medication. If you are needing some many different meds to control your pain then you should see a pain specialist ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Germanovich
12 years experience Pain Management
Yes: Not a bad idea.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
28 years experience Pain Management
If you do: Would consider alternating them, and not taking the maximum allowable dose for each, rather take less 25% less than that. If you have hepatitis or ba ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Brouwer
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Yes, you can take both together. You shouldn't take pain meds for longer than a few weeks before you discuss it with your doctor who prescribed the t ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anne Larson
33 years experience Hepatology
Yes: These are different types of medications and do not interact with each other. Motrin is an NSAID which is both anti-inflammatory and for pain and fev ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
No: Vicoprofen (hydrocodone and ibuprofen) is Ibuprofen mixed with hydrocondone.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Lau
22 years experience Anesthesiology
Hydrocodone &tylenol: I would not take hydrocodone and tylenol (acetaminophen) together as both of these medication contain tylenol (acetaminophen) and over dose of tylenol ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Lelvowitz
26 years experience Internal Medicine
See below: Yes.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Tyson
38 years experience Pain Management
Yes: Yes. That shouldn't cause any problems. Just make sure you take them as prescribed. More than 8 of the 50 mg tramadol tablets per day can cause grand ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
Either.: You can take Tylenol (acetaminophen) AND Advil OR Aleve. Do not take both Aleve and Advil as they are the same class (NSAIDs). If you wish for more ... Read More
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A 69-year-old male asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Naproxen first: Would recommend Naproxen first, then Ultracet (tramdol and acetaminophen) if no class contraindication such as renal failure or gastrointestinal bleed ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience Pain Management
Aleve/tylenol: Yes you can.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Josephine Ruiz-healy
38 years experience Pediatrics
12 hours appart: Anaprox is a NSAID also known as naproxen. It can cause severe GI probems and should only be used as directed. Tylenol is acetaminophen, not a nsaid. ... Read More
A 69-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Naproxen.: I'd choose naproxen for (1) ease of dosing, (2) less stomach toxicity, (3) no addictive potential and ultimately (4) because it works well.
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Newton
18 years experience Pain Management
500mg/1000mg: Normal prescription dose of naprosyn in 500mg at one time. Usually no more than 1000mg per day. There are extended release forms of naprosyn as well ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Marchetti
19 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
You can but...: Most hydrocodone prescriptions contain apap aka Acetaminophen (tylenol). Your total apap intake is what you need to monitor. In general, in adults w ... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: There is no problem with taking appropriate doses of both those medications together.
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