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What is the difference between acetaminophen and ibupropen

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amy Herold
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Effect on baby: Aspirin and Ibuprofen are related anti-inflammatory pain medicines. They should be avoided in pregnancy, especially in the 2nd and 3rd trimesters bec ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayana Trivedi
38 years experience in Internal Medicine
Noarcotic analgesic : They both have Hydrocodone as the first I gradient and it is Narcotic pain reliever. Check the strength. May be 5 or 10 mg. very strong pain medicine. ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Boris Ripa
35 years experience in Pediatrics
No: These are 2 different drugs, but have common effects for reducing fever and pain.
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes: But not on a regular basis. And as long as you don't have severe liver or kidney disease.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ricardo Alvillar
42 years experience in Rheumatology
Yes: Assuming recommended doses, yes.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Germanovich
12 years experience in Pain Management
1500 mg of: Acetaminophen at once is a large dose and you shouldn't take more than 3000 mg total per day on a regular basis. It's good to combine tylenol (acetami ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience in Pediatrics
Pain: Yes you may take either drug if you are in pain.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Austina Cho
25 years experience in Psychiatry
Neither one.: Acetaminophen is not good for a hangover b/c it can be toxic in high doses to the liver which may already be impaired after metabolizing alcohol. Ibup ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Depends: Ibuprofen is my preferred med. It lasts longer (isn't gives so often). I shouldn't be given < 6m due to risks of kidney irritation. Tylenol (acetamino ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernard Canlas
29 years experience in Pain Management
Don't self medicate: As stated before taking anything have yourself evaluated by a physician. Don't take a short cut.

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