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A 25-year-old member asked:

Is it okay to take advil (ibuprofen) and percocet together?

3 doctor answers7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Andrew Oswari
Family Medicine 24 years experience
It's ok: It is ok to do so, but of your medicine is not adequately taking care of your pain, tell your doctor so that they may adjust your pain meds appropriately.
Dr. Michael Gofeld
Pain Management 32 years experience
Yes: This combination may be very effective on a short-term basis, such as treating pain due to surgery or fracture.
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management 27 years experience
Sold as Combunox: It is in fact sold that way as a product called combunox. Combunox however has no Acetaminophen just oxycodone and ibuprofen.

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A 37-year-old member asked:

Is it a good idea to take percocet and Advil (ibuprofen) together?

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Dr. Julia Sanchez
Pain Management 17 years experience
Simplify regimen: Ideally you should take only one analgesic at a time. Percocet is a combination of oxycodone and tylenol (acetaminophen). Advil is ibuprofen, a different medication.Try to use as little Percocet as possible and only if you really need it for severe pain to avoid dependence and tolerance. If the pain is milder and you do not suffer from ulcers, kidney disease or are in anticoagulants, it is ok to use advil instead.
A 38-year-old member asked:

Can i take percocet and Advil (ibuprofen) together?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Ashish Shanbhag
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 28 years experience
Possibly: It depends on the particular clinical pain issue (s) and the reason(s) for taking the pain medications. As long as there are no kidney or liver issues, it should be fine. It is necessary to stay within the recommended dosages /frequency of use and avoid using this combination of medications for more than a few days.
A 30-year-old member asked:

Is okay to take a Advil (ibuprofen) with a percocet?

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Dr. Scott Naftulin
Pain Management 34 years experience
Yes: Percocet is the brand name for a medication which contains Acetaminophen (brand name tylenol) and oxycodone, an opiate analgesic or narcotic medication. Advil is the brand name for ibuprofen, a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medication. Caution needs to be used in how much of each of these medications you take.
A 42-year-old member asked:

Is it possible for me to take Advil (ibuprofen) with percocet?

1 doctor answer4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Andrew Germanovich
Pain Management 13 years experience
Yes: No interaction. Don't take more than 2400 mg a day of advil (ibuprofen).
A 37-year-old member asked:

Is it okay to take Advil (ibuprofen) after drinking?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
Not a good idea: Even though most of the time it may be safe to take advil (ibuprofen) after drinking , but you have to be aware that alcohol can increase the risk of stomach bleeding caused by ibuprophen.So if you take it and start with black tarry stools or vomiting blood go to the er asap.

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