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Can I Alternate Acetaminophen And Ibuprofen
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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
12 hours appart: Anaprox is a NSAID also known as naproxen. It can cause severe GI probems and should only be used as directed. Tylenol is acetaminophen, not a nsaid. Both have side effects, like any medication. I would never take them together, and would wait 8 to 12 hours between doses. It also depends why you are taking them. If you have pain that isn't controlled, talk to your doc. ...Read more
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Yes: These are all different classes of medication. If you are needing some many different meds to control your pain then you should see a pain specialist. ...Read more
no interactions: No problem of interactions.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yes: You certainly can. In doing so you reduce the risk of side effects of each medication as you are taking a smaller daily dose. ...Read more
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Yes: This combination works quite well. You should check with your physician before starting any medicine, but under normal circumstances, 600 mg advil taken with up to 700 mg tylenol (acetaminophen) 4x per day can be effective for mild or moderate pain. Be sure not to exceed the daily maximum of either one of these medications. 2400 mg of advil and 2800 milligrams of tylenol (acetaminophen) for a 24 hr period is the max. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Either.: You can take Tylenol (acetaminophen) AND Advil OR Aleve. Do not take both Aleve and Advil as they are the same class (NSAIDs). If you wish for more pain control, you can take tylenol (acetaminophen) as directed & also take one of the NSAID's in between Tylenol (acetaminophen) doses. Don't exceed the rec. dose of either one. but you may take the recommended dose of each, just not within an hour of each other. Using them both increases relief. ...Read more
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