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A 44-year-old male asked:

Can you take excedrin and advil (ibuprofen) together for sever headache ?!

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
Pain killers: You can take both painkillers, but you may end up with an upset stomach.
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Dr. Harvey Lewit
17 years experience
Yes both: Recent research suggests that taking lower doses of both medications can work synergistically.
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Last updated May 13, 2018

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