A 73-year-old female asked:
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Can I take Advil (ibuprofen) PM every night?

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Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
Not Tylenol (acetaminophen): The PM part yes. But, taking Tylenol (acetaminophen) daily is extremely hard in the liver. Use the generic for Benadryl. That is what causes sedation.
Answered on Feb 12, 2019

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