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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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I'm having a blood test to check for diabetes in 2 hours. I have a headache can I take 600mg of ibuprofen, will that affect my test?

I'm having a blood test to check for diabetes in 2 hours. I have a headache can I take 600mg of ibuprofen, will that affect my test?

Ibuprofen with WATER: Hi. Ibuprofen taken with WATER is fine and will not disrupt your glucose tolerance test. Obviously you cannot take it with a sugar-containing beverage! ...Read more

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Can I take biaxin for uti, ibuprofen, aczone gel for acne and clarithromycin 500 mg at same time? My acne has gotten worse (mild to moderate &diabetic

Can I take biaxin for uti, ibuprofen, aczone gel for acne and clarithromycin 500 mg at same time? My acne has gotten worse (mild to moderate &diabetic

Biaxin (clarithromycin) and clarithro: Are both the same medicine just different names trade & generic respectively. Make sure there is no duplication in meds. This could happen if your doctor does not know what the other doc is giving you. ...Read more

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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 ...Read more

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Can I take Advil pm with biaxin (clarithromycin)?

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

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Can you take Ambien (zolpidem) and Advil together?

Can you take Ambien (zolpidem) and Advil together?

Yes: In my practice I have many patients taking Ambien (zolpidem) to sleep who also take some form of anti-inflammatory medicine for arthritis or other joint pain, and do well. Please discuss this in detail with your treating physician for specific answers to your situation. ...Read more

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Can you take Advil with 5mg lexapro (escitalopram)?

Can you take Advil with 5mg lexapro (escitalopram)?

A drug interaction: Checker shows that combining advil and Lexapro (escitalopram) can ^ bleeding risk. This is a relative contraindication. I would discuss it with your physician. ...Read more

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Can I take Advil and celebrex (celecoxib) together?

Can I take Advil and celebrex (celecoxib) together?

Advil (ibuprofen): Both are nsaids. So there is an increase chance of side effects, primarily gi. Although I do have patients who take Celebrex (celecoxib) daily for arthritis and use Ibuprofen sparingly for headaches. ...Read more

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Can you take a Claritin (loratadine) and an Advil together?

Yes: Claritin (loratadine) is a non-drowsy antihistamine and advil (ibuprofen) can relieve pain and fever. There should be no significant interactions between these 2 medications at the usual doses. ...Read more

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How soon can you take Diclofenac after taking Advil Cold & Sinus?

How soon can you take Diclofenac after taking Advil Cold & Sinus?

6-8 Hours: 6-8 Hours will be safe, Due to the Ibuprofen component needing to wear off. ...Read more

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Can I take sulfazine 500 mg, mobic (meloxicam) 15 and Advil for pain?

Can I take sulfazine 500 mg, mobic (meloxicam) 15 and Advil for pain?

Arthritis: Sulfasalazine is used primarily for rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis or ulcerative colitis. Mobic (meloxicam) and advil can be used for rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, osteoarthritis.
Not sure what your condition is, but I would not take advil and Mobic (meloxicam) as those are same class medications. Sulfasalazine is sulfa based drug and is somewhat different from advil and mobic (meloxicam). ...Read more

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Can you take Advil and after a couple of hours take a xanax (alprazolam)?

Can you take Advil and after a couple of hours take a xanax (alprazolam)?

If prescribed, yes: If your doctor has prescribed xanax (alprazolam) for you, taking it a couple of hours after an advil should be fine. ...Read more

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I take valtrex 500 mg daily, can I take advil xtra strength with the daily valtrex? Any complications with the 2 meds?

I take valtrex 500 mg daily, can I take advil xtra strength with the daily valtrex? Any complications with the 2 meds?

There are no: Interactions between these medications. Make sure you follow the instructions on the bottle of advil for the proper daily dosage. ...Read more

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Normally take 1200 mg of advil every 4 hrs for inflammation. Just prescribed diclofenac 100 and it is not working. Can I top it up with advil?

No: Top dose of ibuprofen can be 3200 mg a day. Your information says you're 125 years old. I suspect you're 25 and a younger age group it's less of a risk. You can discuss with your physician ...Read more

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I have taken 5 Tylenol at 500 mg & 4 Advil at 200 mg since 11 am. I am approximately 135 lbs & have eaten with every dosage. Can I take AdvilPM now?

I have taken 5 Tylenol at 500 mg & 4 Advil at 200 mg since 11 am. I am approximately 135 lbs & have eaten with every dosage. Can I take AdvilPM now?

What for?: Why are you taking this many pain pills? If the pills you have taken have not provided relief, taking more will only cause toxicity without providing relief. If you have severe pain, consult your doctor or go to the emergency room of a nearby hospital for an evaluation.
Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. 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, if you have sex.
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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

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

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If I took one Advil 200mg capsule can I also take DayQuil?

Yes: You can, and watch for different dayquil (s), at any rate none interacts with advil ...Read more

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Is it ok to take 3 advil (ibuprofen)?

Yes: That is an acceptable dose to take at one time. Try to make sure you take it with food to minimize GI irritation. ...Read more

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Can I take three Advil (ibuprofen) pm's?

Yes: You can take up to 2400mg of Ibuprofen in a 24 hour period. So 3x2 tablets every 6 hours is safe. Howevee, you want to get to the root of the problem. Why are you having the pain, get that resolved so that you don't have to take that much medicaiton. ...Read more

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Can I take Advil (ibuprofen) with lithium?

Can I take Advil (ibuprofen) with lithium?

Carefully: Advil (ibuprofen) may increase lithium blood levels by reducing the excretion of lithium by the kidneys. This could lead to lithium toxicity. One study that tested high-dose (1800 mg/day) Ibuprofen said "lithium dosage may need to be reduced in some patients following initiation of Ibuprofen therapy." the effect may be less at low doses or if advil is used rarely. Consult with your prescriber. ...Read more

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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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