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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
Expired medications: Medications that are passed their expiration dates can be less effective, or contaminated. Some medications could even decompose into products that can be harmful. It isn't worth the risk to take expired medications, so regularly clear out your medicine cabinet and replace with fresh medications. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Which medication helps best with migraines? Ibufrofen, parecetamol, nurofen or advil (ibuprofen)? I get them all the time!
Frequent migraines: People w frequent headaches should be examined by a physician.If known to have migraines, it's worthwhile knowing: Frequent use of migraine meds(eg sumatriptan) or acetaminophen (paracetamol) can cause "medicine overuse headaches." In other words, regular use of the headache med is now actually causing the headache. NSAIDS like naproxen (Aleve) can treat med overuse headache, as well as migraines. ...Read more
Headache every time i have exams at uni so what is the solution for headache due to stress while Advil (ibuprofen) and other calming medication doesnt work?
Calming techniques: Stress is more of a perceived problem, than an actual illness, so the phrase 'mind over matter' really applies here ! When you feel a tension headache coming on, the best thing to do is take yourself away from the stressful stimulus, take some deep breaths, visualize a calm environment or something that really makes you happy or relaxes you, and the stress will melt away. Try it ! ...Read more
Number of factors: Your diagnosis, clinical individual situation, level of pain or inflammation, individual risk factors, and the past experience with NSAIDs medications. For example for low back pain Advil is recommended. For TMJ inflammation Aleve (naproxen) is better. Talk to your doctor about whether you can take NSAIDs daily. ...Read more
2 weeks since gum surgery for new crown. Taking pain medication, advil (ibuprofen) every 6 hours. Sometimes pain wakes me. Is this normal?
Can’t take Aleve & Advil for inflammation/pain anymore due to medication overuse side effects. What can I replace with while also taking Cymbalta?
Please repost: Please repost and state specifically what your “medication overuse side effects.” Also, please include the answer to your question given to you by the clinician who prescribed the Cymbalta; or, if you haven’t asked that person this question, please state why not, as (s)he would seem to be the natural person to ask. ...Read more
Is it dangerous to dissolve Advil (ibuprofen) before ingesting? My grandmother dissolves her Advil (ibuprofen) in her warm tea before she takes it. Is this ok? She does this with most of her medication.
Could be a problem: Dissolving drugs before ingesting can accelerate the drugs absorption, so you get the effect quicker. Some drugs are purposely coated to delay absorption so as not to irritate the esophagus or stomach. If you don't know whether or not a drug can harm the esophagus or stomach, i would not recommend grandma's technique. If she continues her method, advise her to drink lots of water. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Felt fine after antibiotic and antiviral took 1 hour ago. Advil (ibuprofen) soft gel made me puke 10minutes later. Were my medications absorbed or puked?
Likely Yes: If you did not notice large pill fragments in your vomit, then 1 hour likely was enough time to absorb much of your pills. I hope you feel better! ...Read more
Girdfriend took Plan B one step last week while she was sick. Does other medication suck as advil, (ibuprofen) or ones that treat cough and nose affect Plan B ?
No: If she kept it down and used it properly cold meds will not change the outcome. ...Read more
I have mod to severed neck arthritis. I've tried alleve & Advil (ibuprofen) to no avail? What anti inflammatory medications might work & what is the usual dose?
I drank approximatly 6 drinks last night. How long do I need to wait to take allergy medication (allegra)? how long do I need to wait to take advil (ibuprofen)?
24 hours: At a minimum you should wait 8 hours, 24 hours would be safer. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more
My father have pain in a leg from the top to the bottom is being days already and all he took was advil (ibuprofen) andwhat medication he can get over the counter?
More info needed: More description of his symptoms is needed but if the Pain is in his buttock and radiates down the leg, sciatica is suspected. This is usually caused by pressure on a nerve root in the back by a bulging or ruptured intervertebral disc. Nonprescription pain relievers consist of Tylenol (acetaminophen) and/nsaids like Advil or Aleve. If pain persists he needs to consult a physician for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Can we take Advil (ibuprofen) or panadol or paracetamol when taking OCD medications (faverine ) ? And is it bad to drink coffee?
4 year.old daughter had tonsils removed wakes up screaming at night and dr did not prescribe medication just said giver her Advil (ibuprofen)
Night terrors: The common night waking with screaming & fighting movements is less often pain than it is sleep deficit. This often occurs after the first 2-3 hours of sleep with the kid inconsolable & not aware that you are trying to comfort them. It would tend to stop in a few minutes & they would resume sleep. The following day they often don't remember being up. Over time good sleep should end the deficit/epi ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I always take medication (advil or Tylenol) for my period cramps. Can this indicate too high prostaglandins?
Period cramps: Prostaglandins can create severe uterine contractions, causing cramps. Endometriosis is a condition which can produce ever increasing menstrual cramps, and can lead to infertility. Talk with your gyn provider about low dose oral contraceptives, which can reduce your cramps, and protect your fertility capacity. ...Read more
Is there any muscle relaxer medication overthe counter? Don't have insurance. Ibuprofen, advil, Aleve (naproxen) doesn't work.
I'm on sprintec birth control pills, what cold/ flu medication can I take that won't effect my birth control? What pain killers (Advil, tylenol)?
Been having joint pain my knee for 3 days. I have taken Advil (ibuprofen) and have been icing, but pain has not subsided. Looking to see if I can have a stronger anti-inflammatory medication?
Can take 3 Advil (ibuprofen): You should see a physician quickly if you have a fever, if the joint is swollen or warm to touch or if very painful to walk. If 2 Advil (ibuprofen) don't help you can increase to 3 tablets every 6 hours provided you have no history of stomach ulcers etc. If the pain persists see your physician. ...Read more
I take 450 mg of lithium nightly and have been taking 800mg of Advil for a cold the last few days, am I ok to take Xanax with these drugs? Prescribed
Lithium interactions: I take 450 mg of lithium nightly and have been taking 800mg of Advil for a cold the last few days, am I ok to take Xanax with these drugs? ANS: lithium is a tricky drug and you should review any other meds with your team before taking them. Many cold meds may interact. But probably not for short term. Better safe than sorry. ...Read more
Drug like lorazapam wouldn't the presciber make sure you understand what this is and for and dangers. Was stressed but Advil (ibuprofen) pm would have been fine.
Hi drs..... Can I use "advil drug" to reduce the mucous in my nose that result from flu ? Is it effective or not ?
Can a 16 year old be taking Advil (ibuprofen) PM if they can not sleep?. And would it show positive in a drug test?
Look on the fine : print. Anything that says "pm" on it has diphenhydramine aka Unisom aka Benadryl in it. Yes it can cause false positives. Depends on test brand. It's used in pediatrics for allergic reactions, so it's fair to say the general medical population considers it safe *properly dosed* It is mildly habit-forming, but way less than doxylamine. Don't use combo products. Does she need ibuprofen in Advil PM? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Meloxam, arcoxia or advil those any of this drugs can cause lungs scar? Im afraid doctors find me a scar in lungs during chest xrays for my visa medic
My gyn said take Advil (ibuprofen) to stop bleeding; my GI said large dose of Advil (ibuprofen) increases risks for colon bleeding. How can same drug have opposite effects?
Advil (ibuprofen): Perhaps you misinterpreted the instructions. Advil (ibuprofen) would be for pain or cramping. It is never used to 'stop bleeding'. Large and prolonged doses of drugs such as advil (ibuprofen) can lead to ulcers and GI bleeding, but not usually in low or temporary dosing. ...Read more
Should i get a medical marijuana card? I have trouble sleeping because of anxiety problems and i also have chronic headaches that happen between 2-5 times a day. I've tried to just take Advil and other symptom specific drugs. Im still a minor and was wond
What is the name of the anti inflammatory drug that is administered along with the anesthetic during wisdom teeth removal..Im not referring to advil (ibuprofen)?
Recovering from virus, used advil, (ibuprofen) sudafed nyquil. Now have bad acid reflux with gagging. On prevacid/antacids but still gagging. Diet? Drugs?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
I take 3 Advil’s 200 mg for pain. Which is very effective. Is this too much? I do not exceed 6 tablets in 24 hours time span.
Advildosage: As long s you dont exceed 6 tablets per day you should be okay' ...Read more
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