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midol vs motrin for cramps

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
OK if ibuprofen200mg: For total of 400mg. Especially if you only take 1 , 2 or 3 doses. Good luck.
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A 15-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aaron Staley
9 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
See your doctor: If your menstrual cramping is not control over the counter Motrin i would recommend seeing your physician for other options.
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A female asked:
Dr. Gloria Richard-davis
39 years experience Gynecology
Yes, you take motrin: There is no contraindication to taking both.
Dr. Derek Skinner
19 years experience Family Medicine
Yes.: Midol complete has acetaminophen (Tylenol) as the major pain relieving component. However, Midol extended has Naprosyn. You can take the ibuprofen yo ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
It would be ok: to take 2 ibuprofen 4 hrs later. Hope this helps!
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jalal Zuberi
45 years experience Pediatrics
You can: Crushing the tablet to mix in water and then drinking it rather than swallowing the pill only mildly alters the actual efficacy due to the loss of pro ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: These medications would be included in a drug test.
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A female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Midol complete contains tylenol (acetaminophen) thus you may add Ibuprofen. HOWEVER your MIDOL containes CAFFIENE which will keep you AWAKE while the ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
Same: They are both the same meds, just different brand names for ibuprofen.
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A female asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
39 years experience Internal Medicine
No: Not recommended Midol and Motrin are both NSAIDS . They both can cause G.I. bleeding ulcers kidney or liver damage. Recommend take one or the other i ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hishalah Zvulon
20 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Menstrual Cramps: Motrin is a NSAID that decreases the amount of prostaglandins theorized to contribute to dysmenorrhea (painful periods outside of other gynecological ... Read More

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