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Tallmadge, OH
A 40-year-old female asked:

i take 5mg of oxycodone up to 3 times a day. can i take ibuprofen for menstrual cramps while also taking the oxycodone? i only have 1 kidney.

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Dr. Kathy Robinson
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Ask your doctor: You need to use caution taking any anti-inflammatory with only one kidney. Your doctor would have to make sure that your kidney function is normal. Please talk to your doctor about whether or not it is safe for you to take this type of medication and at what dose.

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Last updated Jan 20, 2016

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