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can you take tylenol (acetaminophen) after take aleve 9 hours previous?

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Dr. Pierre Moeser
Specializes in Rheumatology
Yes: Yes, there is no problem taking these two medications even closer together. They are both pain relievers but only aleve (naproxen) is an anti-inflammatory rx. What is to be avoided is taking two anti-inflammatory rx such as aleve (naproxen) and advil.
Answered on Jul 22, 2014
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Dr. Rajan Gupta
25 years experience Pain Management
Yes: Yes you can. Just make sure tylenol (acetaminophen) amount is limited to be on safe side my rec is to limit to 2 g a day max.
Answered on Aug 4, 2017
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Dr. Christopher Nicora
23 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Absolutely fine.
Answered on May 28, 2013

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