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Can you take Pepcid and advil (ibuprofen)?

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Dr. George Triadafilopoulos
41 years experience in Gastroenterology
Yes: Pepcid may protect the stomach from possible damage induced by Advil (ibuprofen). Such protection however depends on the doses of each of the 2 medications. Small doses of Advil (ibuprofen) will not protect against high doses of advil (ibuprofen)
Answered on Jun 17, 2019
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All ok: with birth control. Ibuprofen, naproxen, may increase gastric irritation/inflammation.
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