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Ibuprofen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (nsaid). It works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body. Ibuprofen is used to reduce fever and treat pain or inflammation caused by many conditions such as headache, toothache, back pain, arthritis, menstrual ...Read more
I've had a terrible migraine since last monday I've taken soo much Excedrin n ibuprofen my stomach hurts I need to know an alternative it's killing me?
I get severe migraines and have been taking a lot of Excedrin and ibuprofen all week now I'm having stomach ulcer symptoms what do I need to do? Er?
Yes both: Recent research suggests that taking lower doses of both medications can work synergistically. ...Read more
Headache for a week-nothing helps. What should I do? For the past week I have had a headache. I've tried ibuprofen, excedrin, & sinus headache medication. I've used hot a compress and a cold compress. Nothing seems to help. I'm not sure what to do at
?sinus infection: A sinus infection and/or sinus allergies can cause a week-long headache. The diagnosis depends on where the headaches are in your head. Are they by the cheekbones and forehead? Those are the typical areas of pain if the sinuses are involved. Are you having fevers? Green or yellow mucus? You may need an antibiotic. See your doctor. ...Read more
My husband had a migraine for 2 days this morning he has taken two Excedrin migraine reliever and ibuprofen. Is he able to take hydrocodone today?
I have had a headache for three days Advil (ibuprofen) and Excedrin migraine not working....have nausea....I don't usually have headaches and never one Advil (ibuprofen) does?
May be a migraine:
Do you have light sensitivity? Do you have a throbbing or pulsating headache? If yes, then you probably have a migraine. It may help you to have treatment with a medicine such as sumatriptan, or ketorolac, to have relief. Do not fear, this kind of headache does get better soon!
If you do not have these symptoms, or if you do, an evaluation is also a good idea. ...Read more
Yes, you can: However, neither medication should be taken more than 4 times daily. F you your pain is not relieved with these OTC medications, see your doctor for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
Yes but only if ...: Advil is a brand of ibuprofen while Excedrin is a branded combination of aspirin, acetaminophen & caffeine, assuming that I'm describing your version. If so, you can take these two meds 6hrs apart as you asked. However, do consider taking plain acetaminophen rather than Excedrin in order to avoid having high(er) dose aspirin in your system along w/ibuprofen. ...Read more
Wait 4-6 hrs: Do not mix these medications: You must use EITHER at 4-6 hrs and only as needed ...Read more
Not recommended: Once a diagnosis of migraine has been made, effective management of migraine involves 3 specific strategies: 1) patient education, 2) nonpharmacological management, and 3) pharmacological (medical) management. See an orofacial pain or headache specialist for evaluation and professional management. ...Read more
Migraine Treatment: Once a diagnosis of migraine has been made, effective management of migraine involves 3 specific strategies: 1) patient education, 2) nonpharmacological management, and 3) pharmacological (medical) management. See an orofacial pain or headache specialist for evaluation and professional management. ...Read more
I'm having a very bad toothache I took two extra strength excedrin around 30 minutes ago can I take 800 milligrams of ibuprofen?
Not smart: Adding overly large amount of one pain killer (anything more than 400mg Ibuprofen is not more effective than 400mg) to a large (extra strength aspirin) can do more harm than good. Pain caused by infected tooth (abscess). Pain killer will not cure infection. Antibiotics will only control, not cure, infection. See Dentist ASAP for appropriate Rx. That's the only way to fix your problem. ...Read more
I think I took 2 ibuprofen 600 insted of excedrin migraine it's been 6hrs since I took the ibuprofen can I excendrine migraine now My heard hurts bad?
Headache: Yes you can. No Problem at all. Good luck ...Read more
I have a headache and I took 2 Extra Strength Excedrin about 2 hours age. But I think I it is a sinus. When can I take Advil (ibuprofen) for cold and sinus?
Headache: It should go away in couple of hours or so. ...Read more
Is it bad that I took two excedrin in the morning, two advils (ibuprofen) in the afternoon, and two excedrins at night? Have a fever, they haven't helped thatmuch
Should be fine as: Excedrin only contains acetaminophen as the pain reliever along with aspirin, not ibuprofen. Though taking too many medications will make some things worse. Be careful and wait for the medications to take effect rather than reaching for more pills. And get some sleep if you can, which helps migraines a lot (personal experience :)) ...Read more
I have bad ra pain can I take two excedrin pm and 800 mg ibuprofen at the same time at nighttime?
May a be good idea: This may be a good idea because you don't want to take two medicines that have anti inflammatory activity but Excedrin PM does not have an anti-inflammatory NSAIDs it has acetaminophen or Tylenol since the Stelera is use for psoriatic arthritis and psoriasis do you have rheumatoid arthritis or not? These guidelines are still OK for psoriatic arthritis ...Read more
Severe migraine tip please I took 2 advils (ibuprofen) and there not working I feel nauseous and cant find my excedrin?
Triptans: Are Migraine specific medications which generally target your symptoms well. (Meds like sumatriptan). You need to be evaluated to see if they are appropriate for you. If you have never used them, you could be quite surprised at how effective they are. If this is a new symptom, you need immediate evaluation. If this is a chronic event, you may need to be on preventive medication. ...Read more
I took Excedrin migraine at 5 am this morning. Then I was out all day,came home around 6pm w/a headache and took 600mg ibuprofen. Is that ok?
I took 2 ibuprofen tablets (200 mg each) Can I also take 2 Excedrin migraine?
It has Acet 250 mg and Asp 250 mg and 65 caffeine no health issues
I get a headache within 30 minutes of me taking vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine). To help it, I took an ibuprofen one night and an Excedrin another day. Is this okay?
Headache: Make sure you're eating before taking Vyvance. You can also try splitting the dose. Ex. if taking 20 mg in am try 10 mg am and 10 mg right after lunch. ...Read more
I took 1 Excedrin migrane at 10 am and the second ezcedrin migrane at 11pm. How long do I have to wait to take an advil (ibuprofen). I have a really bad migrane?
Seek medical help: If treatment with excedrin is not successful and the headaches is still refractory, you should seek medical assistance. For these attacks, an abortive medication such as Dihydroergotamine (dhe), sumatriptan (imitrex) or one of the newer triptan medications is often prescribed. ...Read more
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