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How Bad Is It To Take Advil Or Tylenol For A Hangover
Not bad: It's not bad, just remember to drink lots of fluids and don't take them on an empty stomach. The better solution is to try and not get a hangover in the first place. You can do this by not drinking excessively and staying hydrated. If you're getting hangovers every time you drink, then you should think long and hard about your drinking habits. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Hangover: The best thing for a hangover is plenty of hydration, rest, & time -- also avoiding getting that drunk in the first place. Tylenol (acetaminophen) could add to liver injury/inflammation that you created by excessive alcohol; advil (ibuprofen) would be safer in this respect but could aggravate alcohol-induced gastritis if it's there. B-complex w/extra thiamine (100 mg) may counter b-vitamin depletion from alcohol. ...Read more
Either: Tylenol (acetaminophen) is an antipyretic so it is helpful with fever. Ibuprofen is an anti-inflammatory and addresses both fever and inflammation. With stubborn fevers people often alternate tylenol (acetaminophen) (every 4 hours) and Ibuprofen (can be taken every 6 hours). Some people find one works better than the other for them. Be sure you are drinking well when taking ibuprofen. ...Read more
Not a good idea: Even though most of the time it may be safe to take advil (ibuprofen) after drinking , but you have to be aware that alcohol can increase the risk of stomach bleeding caused by ibuprophen.So if you take it and start with black tarry stools or vomiting blood go to the er asap/call doctor. ...Read more
Not the Best Choice: Depending on the problem, Ibuprofen is generally not a good medicaiton if you have an ulcer since it can cause stomach upset as well. Tylenol (acetaminophen) would be less likely to irritate the ulcer but if you need the anti-inflammatory property of ibuproefen, the affect on the ulcer can be minimized by taking it with food. ...Read more
2 a day: per instructions on the package unless directed differently by your doctor. If it is not helping then see your doctor. ...Read more
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