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Advil And Motrin Together
Yes, you can: taking both at once should be OK, but taking too many NSAID's, every day for several weeks or months can cause damage. Always talk to your doctor before combining medications. ...Read more
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
Can you take tylenol (acetaminophen) and Advil together? Can you take tylenol (acetaminophen) and Advil together?
Don't alternate: I don't recommend that you alternate antipyrectics like tylenol (acetaminophen) and advil. There is too great of a risk of accidentally overdosing one of the medications. It is better to dose the medications based specifically upon your child's weight. Your pediatrician can calculate a dosage range based upon weight. (this is often different that what you see on the bottle). ...Read more
Yes: There should be no issues.Get a more detailed answer ›
Possibly: It depends on the particular clinical pain issue (s) and the reason(s) for taking the pain medications. As long as there are no kidney or liver issues, it should be fine. It is necessary to stay within the recommended dosages /frequency of use and avoid using this combination of medications for more than a few days. ...Read more
No: It isn't harmful to take them together. It is NOT the case that they'll interact badly and cause side effects. But the Mylanta could interfere with the absorption of the Advil. For you pharmacists in the crowd, the Mylanta may significantly change the area under the plasma concentration-time curve for the ibuprofen. It is best to take your other meds at least a half hour before any antacid. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Advil (ibuprofen): Yes there are no significant interactions.Get a more detailed answer ›
Tylenol (acetaminophen) Aleve Ibup: Hello. Don't take Aleve and Ibuprofen at the same time. They are both NSAIDs. Taking both together can lead to unwanted side effects like severe stomach pain, GI bleeds, etc. Try staggering your medications. Take Ibuprofen (no more than 800mg). See how you do before taking Tylenol (acetaminophen) (max single dose 1000mg). Try Aleve and Tylenol (acetaminophen) stagger on the following day to compare your pain relief outcome. ...Read more
You can, but don't: If you are on prednisone, you shouldn't need the advil (ibuprofen). The anti-inflammatory effects of the predisone are far more powerful than advil (ibuprofen). You also run a higher risk of GI upset. A better strategy is one or the other depending upon what your doctor says. ...Read more
If you do: Would consider alternating them, and not taking the maximum allowable dose for each, rather take less 25% less than that. If you have hepatitis or bad liver would not take tylenol; or bad kidney or allergies to anti-inflammatory medicine/aspirin, would not take aleve (naproxen). ...Read more
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