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Can i take Advil (ibuprofen) and naproxen together?

Can i take Advil (ibuprofen) and naproxen 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 (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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Can i take tylenol (acetaminophen) and motrin together?

Can i take tylenol (acetaminophen) and motrin together?

Yes: These are different types of medications and do not interact with each other. Motrin is an NSAID which is both anti-inflammatory and for pain and fever. Tylenol (acetaminophen) is a pain and fever reliever. You should discuss your pain medicine regimen with your doctor. ...Read more

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Can you take tylenol (acetaminophen) and Advil together? Can you take tylenol (acetaminophen) and Advil together?

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

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Can you take Advil and ibuprofen together?

Can you take Advil and ibuprofen together?

No it is same medici: Advil (ibuprofen) is a brand name of Ibuprofen so why will you want to take them together. ...Read more

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Can i take midol and advil (ibuprofen) together?

Can i take midol and advil (ibuprofen) together?

Look at ingredients: Generally speaking it is not a problem to combine advil (ibuprofen) and products containing acetaminophen for short time. You always want to look at the ingredients to make sure you don't overdose on one ingredient. ...Read more

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Can i take Advil (ibuprofen) and flexeril together?

Can i take Advil (ibuprofen) and flexeril together?

Yes.: But always consult your doctor first. If you ever experience side effects from any medications, even over the counter medications alert your treating physician immediately. ...Read more

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Can i take tramadol and advil (ibuprofen) together?

Can i take tramadol and advil (ibuprofen) together?

Yes, you can: there is no drug interactions between these two drugs. However, do not start a new medication without telling your doctor, even OTC advil (ibuprofen). ...Read more

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Can you take naproxen and tylenol (acetaminophen) together?

Can you take naproxen and tylenol (acetaminophen) together?

Yes: The advice is not to take two nsaids together, but tylenol (acetaminophen) is not a NSAID so it can be taken with Naproxen an nsaid. We often add tylenol (acetaminophen) to an NSAID help improve pain relief. ...Read more

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Can i take percocet and Advil (ibuprofen) together?

Can i take percocet and Advil (ibuprofen) together?

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

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Advil (ibuprofen) and percocet?

No problem: These two medications can be taken together and are often used in combination for acute pain. ...Read more

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Can you take Advil (ibuprofen) and mylanta together?

Can you take Advil (ibuprofen) and mylanta together?

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 more

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Can you take naproxen and ibuprofen together?

Can you take naproxen and ibuprofen together?

No: Neither metaphors nor nsaids should be mixed. Mixing results in double the toxicity but no significant benefit (if full doses of one are used alone). ...Read more

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Can you take Tylenol, (acetaminophen) Aleve, and Ibuprofen 600 MG together?

Can you take Tylenol, (acetaminophen) Aleve, and Ibuprofen 600 MG together?

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

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Can you take Advil (ibuprofen) and prednisone together?

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

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Aleve and tylenol (acetaminophen) together, safe?

Aleve and tylenol (acetaminophen) together, safe?

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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