A 33-year-old member asked:
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im on antibiotics and i have a headache. can i take advil (ibuprofen)?

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Dr. Matthias Peuster
9 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Yes: Provided you have no contraindications to advil (ibuprofen). See a doctor if the headache persists.
Answered on Oct 14, 2012
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Dr. Mila McManus
21 years experience Family Medicine
Maybe..: Ok to take advil with with most antibiotics. If you are on levauin, cipro, or avelox, best to take tylenol (acetaminophen). Ok to take advil with amoxil, zithromax, bactrim.
Answered on Jul 8, 2017
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