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I'm taking Nitrofurantoina, can I take advil (ibuprofen)?

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Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes: Advil (ibuprofen) does not interfere with the antibiotic nitrofurantoin. Be sure to take a glass of water or food with the advil to prevent stomach irritation.
Answered on Jun 7, 2017
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