A 31-year-old male asked:
i had tylenol (acetaminophen) like 2 1/2 hours ago can i take an aleve now?
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Dr. Karen Koffler answered
31 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes but caution: Tylenol (acetaminophen) and alleve work in distinct ways to alleviate pain. But just because they are available over-the-counter doesn't mean they are entirely safe. Always take alleve with food, do not mix tylenol (acetaminophen) with alcohol, and keep well-hydrated. Ses your doctor if you have continued need for these meds. They may alleviate symptoms, but do not get at the root cause.
Answered on Aug 11, 2018
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