Top
10
Doctor insights on: Can A Pregnant Women Take Advil

Share
Dr. Lawrence Kessler
4 doctors shared insights

Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


3

3
What can women take instead of ibuprofen or advil?

What can women take instead of ibuprofen or advil?

Acetaminophen: For minor pain relief, Acetaminophen is comparable. However it is not to be used if there is liver disease. It is not an anti-inflammatory as is ibuprofen, but is about equal as a pain reliever. ...Read more

4

4
Hi I'm a 16 year old female and I take Advil (ibuprofen) about once daily and have for years. Lately I get light chest pain when I take it. Is this connected?

Hi I'm a 16 year old female and I take Advil (ibuprofen) about once daily and have for years. Lately I get light chest pain when I take it. Is this connected?

Possible.Stop advil (ibuprofen): Long term use can cause irritation of esophagus there by causing chest pain - GERD and chest pain see a Gastroenterology. you might need evaluation for possible gastric ulcer -GERD . why a young person like you need to take advil. OTC Nexium (esomeprazole) is worth a try. stop advil ...Read more

6

6
I had 1 alleve at noon. Second is supposed to be 8 pm. Can I take 2 Advil (ibuprofen) now? 200 mg : Back pain. I'm 36 yo female. Good health normal blood pressure

I had 1 alleve at noon. Second is supposed to be 8 pm. Can I take 2 Advil (ibuprofen) now? 200 mg :  
Back pain. I'm 36 yo female. Good health normal blood pressure

Better to take a 3rd: It is better not to mix these drugs which are called NSAIDs - non steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. If necessary if your health allows you can take a 3rd alive. You need to discuss this with your physicians to be certain ti is OK with your total health picture. ...Read more

8

8
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

See 1 more doctor answer
9

9
Can you take Advil with Paxil (paroxetine) 10 mg?

Can you take Advil with Paxil (paroxetine) 10 mg?

Possible interaction: see : http://www.drugs.com/interactions-check.php?drug_list=1310-782,1800-1156

Get a more detailed answer ›
10

10
Can i take Advil pm with biaxin (clarithromycin)?

Yes: Per interactions checking, no significant dangerous interactions are reported. However, Ibuprofen and biaxin (clarithromycin) can both cause stomach upset. ...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


Dr. Heidi Fowler
1,691 doctors shared insights

Advil (Definition)

Advil ...Read more