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Hi I'm taking Percocet forms herniated lumbar disc. Im having & am wondering if it's ok to take Advil (ibuprofen) 800 mg along side Percocet ?

Hi I'm taking Percocet forms herniated lumbar disc. Im having & am wondering if it's ok to take Advil (ibuprofen) 800 mg along side Percocet ?

No drug interactions: There are no drug interactions between these two medications. However, please be aware that Advil (ibuprofen) is an aspirin based medication, and the more you take, the greater the risk of GI side-effects like stomach ulcers, etc . . . Since you are being prescribed percocet already, please contact your doctor, to inform him/her of your desire to add Advil (ibuprofen)--to be sure that they are in agreement. Good luck ...Read more

Ibuprofen (Definition)

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


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Is 800 mg Advil (ibuprofen) pm safe to take?

Is 800 mg Advil (ibuprofen) pm safe to take?

Advil (ibuprofen): Advil (ibuprofen) 800 mg is a high dose especially taken everyday can cause ulcer, damage kidneys, bleeding etc. ...Read more

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Can I take advil while taking cepfodoxime? Thank you!

Can I take advil while taking cepfodoxime?  Thank you!

Drug interactions: I found on drug-drug interactions btwn Advil (brand of ibuprofen, an anti-inflammatory pain medication) and Cefpodoxime (a cephalosporin-class antibiotic) at https://www.drugs.com/interactions-check.php?drug_list=552-0,1310-782. But be sure to read about potential side effects of each, especially gastritis from former, and vaginal yeast infection & diarrhea from latter. ...Read more

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I took 4 advil pills by accident... is that considered overdosing? And will i die from it?

I took 4 advil pills by accident... is that considered overdosing? And will i die from it?

NoYouWillNotDie: One Advil pill contains 200mgm of Ibuprofen.4 pills make it 800mgm.That is the Maximum one time dose adviced for pain sometime.Some may get some stomach upset&irritation&symptoms of hyperacidity like heart burn or some epigastric pain.Dont take any more advil for 24 hours.If any symptoms of stomach upset you can take maalox or mylanta or Ranitidine or omoprazole available over the counter ...Read more

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Is Advil (ibuprofen) an antihistimine?

No: It's considered and NSAID (non steroidal anti inflammatory) that works for pain, fever, and inflammation. ...Read more

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If I took one Advil 200mg capsule can I also take DayQuil?

Yes: you can, and watch for different dayquil(s), at any rate none interacts with advil ...Read more

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What are the negative consequences of taking 400mg of advil/ibprofen 3 times a day for a week?

Maximum dose: I would consider 400 mg. Three times daily for a week to be a maximum dose unless closely supervised by a professional. ...Read more

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I took a dose of advil cold and sinus then two hours later took a dose of advil pm. Is that ok?

I took a dose of advil cold and sinus then two hours later took a dose of advil pm. Is that ok?

Depends how much ?: Of you took Advil sinus is Advil with decongescent and Advil PM is Advil with Benadryl. Usually there is 200 - 400 mg in a pill of Advil . maximum dose of Advil is 800 mg every 8 h ( 3 x 24 hours) . Always take with food . Some decongescent can upset sleep and offsetting with Advil PM not greatest idea but ok short time. Drink plenty of fluids, steam inhalation, nasal saline rinse to help conges ...Read more

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Everytime i had a headache, i took some medicine(advil)etc...But it doesn't work it only works when the sun goes down and the headache disappear.

Everytime i had a headache, i took some medicine(advil)etc...But it doesn't work it only works when the sun goes down and the headache disappear.

Light sensitive: People with headaches/migraines are often sensitive to the light. If it is happening frequently, something to prevent it from happening. Still, you should see a doctor. ...Read more

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Which is safer Advil or Mobic (meloxicam)?

Which is safer Advil or Mobic (meloxicam)?

Compariosns: Here's a comparison: http://treato.com/Ibuprofen,Meloxicam/?a=s It depends on some issues you might know. Neither has no concerns, both are helpful to some for certain conditions. Use info to select the best for you. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take 3 advil (ibuprofen)?

Yes: That is an acceptable dose to take at one time. Try to make sure you take it with food to minimize GI irritation. ...Read more

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Does Advil have ibuprofen in it or not?

2 names/same med: Advil (ibuprofen) is a brand name for an Ibuprofen product as is motrin. They are all the same & generally come in the same dose sizes. ...Read more

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Mixing Advil (ibuprofen) and motrin, is this okay?

Same med: Since they are the same drug (just different brand names), max dosing is to be watched. 800 mg every 6-8 hours is max for a full sized adult. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take expired advil (ibuprofen)? (03/12)

Expired med: If expiration is 3/12 (end of march 2012) is just a few days experied. Won't be a problem. ...Read more

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What could happen if I took 17 Advil (ibuprofen) at once?

What could happen if I took 17 Advil (ibuprofen) at once?

Advil (ibuprofen) overdose.: Depends on the dose of each pill. Are you considering taking an overdose? If you are having thoughts about killing yourself, get seen at the nearest emergency room now. Have a friend or relative drive you or call 911 for emergency services for transport. You can call the National suicide hotlines 24/7 at 1-800-suicide (1-800-784-2433) or 1-800-273 – talk (1-800-273-8255) for support. ...Read more

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I'm curious what could happen when you od on advil (ibuprofen)?

I'm curious what could happen when you od on advil (ibuprofen)?

Overdose on Advil (ibuprofen): An overdose of Advil (ibuprofen) can cause gastrointestinal bleeding, kidney failure, seizures, mental status changes, and death. It depends on how much you take and your health before you took it. ...Read more

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I took 100 mgs of Zoloft, (sertraline) can I take 800 mgs of Advil?

I took 100 mgs of Zoloft, (sertraline) can I take 800 mgs of Advil?

Occasional use: From drug-drug interaction, the combination does not raise concerns - if the Advil use is limited. 800 mg is a high dose though - that alone could cause stomach problems. Regular use of Advil has its own risks. Regular use, along w Zoloft, (sertraline) can increase risks of stomach bleeding. NSAIDs in general can exert either positive or negative psychotropic actions in a small number of sensitive individuals ...Read more

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Please advise! how much Advil (ibuprofen) is too much advil (ibuprofen)?

2,400 mg max: I would not exceed 2, 400 mg daily. A dose of 1, 600 mg daily or less is adequate for most people. ...Read more

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Can you take Advil (ibuprofen) and motrin 800 like five hours apart from each other?

Can you take Advil (ibuprofen) and motrin 800 like five hours apart from each other?

Ibuprofen: Advil and Motrin are actually different brand names of the same medicine, a NSAID. Generally, ibuprofen should not be taken in lesser than 4-6 hour intervals and the total dose should not be more than 2400mg per day. Excess or long term use can result in stomach and kidney problems. ...Read more

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