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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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Advil (ibuprofen) and percocet?

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 I take exedrin after taking Aleve (naproxen) for headache?. Will asperin and Aleve (naproxen) interact?.

Can I take exedrin after taking Aleve (naproxen) for headache?. Will asperin and Aleve (naproxen) interact?.

Stomach aches: The combination (+/- the advil in your medication list) can lead to significant stomach upset/pain also can effect platelet function (risk of bleeding).Repeated exposures put you at risk for more serious consequences.Better to pick one NSAID (Exedrin or Aleve (naproxen) or Advil), be sure to use in appropriate doses. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Any interactions taking and Aleve (naproxen) and levothyroxine?

Any interactions taking and Aleve (naproxen) and levothyroxine?

No: Levothyroxine is best taken in the morning on an empty stomach for maximal absorption. Aleve is an over the counter non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug containing naproxen, which is best taken with food to avoid gastric irritation. Since both are metablize by different pathway, there is no significant interaction. However, to have maximal therapeutic effects, timing of medicines should be done. ...Read more

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Alternating Advil with aleve, (naproxen) is that okay?

not really: I never encourage the use of 2 different nsaids at the same time. There is absolutely no advantage to alternating these 2 drugs. Stick with one and you will get better results. ...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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Could you take levbid and Advil (ibuprofen) pm together?

Could you take levbid and Advil (ibuprofen) pm together?

Drug interaction: checker showed no interactions between advil (ibuprofen) and levbid - but there is not guarantee that one isn't possible. ...Read more

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Can you alternate ibuprofen and aleve (naproxen)?

Can you alternate ibuprofen and aleve (naproxen)?

Not advisable: These agents work best by establishing and maintaining a therapeutic blood level. Starting and stopping prevents this effective level. ...Read more

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Can I take Advil (ibuprofen) and ketoprofen?

Can I take Advil (ibuprofen) and ketoprofen?

Advil (ibuprofen) ketoprofen: No- both are nsaid's and you will run the risk of ulceration. ...Read more

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Can i take doxycycline with loxoprofen and Aleve (naproxen) together?

Yes, however...: Doxycycline and nsaids (the chemical class of these two drugs ) are fine. However, I am not sure why you are taking the loxoprofen and alleve. It should be one or the other. Too much of this class of drug can cause GI ulcers and other problems. Talk it over with your physician. Good luck. ...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 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 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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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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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 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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Mixing Advil (ibuprofen) and motrin, is this okay?

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

Naproxen (Definition)

Naproxen is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug. It inhibits cyclooxygenase thus reducing ...Read more


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