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A 22-year-old female asked:

can i take 1 advil (ibuprofen 200mg) and 2 alka seltzer plus (acetaminophen 325mg each) together?

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Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry 36 years experience
Yes: You can safely take ibuprophen and Acetaminophen together in the amounts that you are taking. You can increase the ibuprophen to 600 mg if you need additional pain relief.
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 36 years experience
Not recommended: Because Ibuprofen decreases effects of alka-seltzer, increase potassium levels in the blood and alka-seltzer will increase the level or effect of ibuprofen. Not recommended! see a pcp for more information.

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Last updated Apr 28, 2019

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