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Is it ok to take keflex and Advil (ibuprofen) together?

Is it ok to take keflex and Advil (ibuprofen) together?

If you need it: You can take advil (ibuprofen) along with antibiotics without any additional risks. Each drug will carry its own individual risks for side effects and toxicities which will be unchanged. The advil (ibuprofen) can cause stomach inflammation, increase in blood pressure and fluid retention etc. ...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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Can I take motrin while on keflex?

Can I take motrin while on keflex?

Yes: There are no drug interactions between Motrin and keflex. ...Read more

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Can I take ibruprofen with keflex?

Can I take ibruprofen with keflex?

Yes: I see why not. Make sure you take a probiotic supplement while taking Keflex to avoid diarrhea and bacterial overgrowth from the antibiotic killing your gut flora. ...Read more

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Can motrin be taken with keflex?

Can motrin be taken with keflex?

Yes: You can take Keflex with any form of Ibuprofen without significant drug interactions. ...Read more

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I get UTIs very frequently so I have been taking uricalm, cephalexin, and ibuprofen... my period is 3-4 days late (home test negative)¿Help?

I get UTIs very frequently so I have been taking uricalm, cephalexin, and ibuprofen... my period is 3-4 days late (home test negative)¿Help?

Its ok: It is ok to have some variations in your cycle. If your periods become irregular (you miss one, have it 1-2 weeks late etc), you can speak to your gynecologist to discuss this further. ...Read more

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I'm prescribed Bactrim and cephalexin to take together for a skin infection. I'm in pain, so can I take either Advil or Tylenol (acetaminophen) for the pain?

I'm prescribed Bactrim and cephalexin to take together for a skin infection. I'm in pain, so can I take either Advil or Tylenol (acetaminophen) for the pain?

Pain relief: As long as you don't have an allergy, they are both fine for pain control. Just note that Advil will actually help with swelling and inflammation which the Tylenol (acetaminophen) will not ...Read more

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Currently on Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) and Cephalexin for a skin infection. Added Advil for pain but it still hurts too much. Anything stronger I can take?

Assess for abscess: Though other pain meds are available, if you just started the regimen, then you may experiencing increasing pain the day after- it's called the "antibiotic effect". This pain will decrease over the course of treatment. Otherwise, if the infected skin is warm, red, very tender, swollen and boggy/fluctuant, then it may be an abscess- if so, see your prescribing doctor for re-evaluation. ...Read more

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Should I take 1600 mg of ibuprofen?

Should I take 1600 mg of ibuprofen?

Not in a single dose: That would be an overdose for this medication. ...Read more

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I took amlopipine. Can I take ibuprofen?

Yes you can: Amlodipin is used for high blood pressure and Ibuprofen for pain or as fever reducer. There is no drug interaction and you can take both. ...Read more

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Can I take 2 800 milligrams of ibuprofen?

Can I take 2 800 milligrams of ibuprofen?

Ibuprofen: Ibuprofen 800 mg for what source of pain? Different pain medication works differently for different people. Regardless I would not recommend more than 600 mg.
More than that will not likely help. You can add 300 mg extra strength Tylenol for better pain control. However find out what is causing your pain and address the cause. Speak to your own doctor for recommendations. ...Read more

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What happens if I take 200mg of ibuprofen a day?

What happens if I take 200mg of ibuprofen a day?

Not much bad: 200mg can help stiffnes and sometims sleep as well. Side effects tend to be dose related. Low risk with 200mg once a day and high risk with 800mg 4 times a day. ...Read more

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I'm curious what could happen when you take 9 ibuprofen?

I'm curious what could happen when you take 9 ibuprofen?

What strength?: Call 1-800-222-1222 24 hours per day, 7 days per week to reach any poison control center in the United States. You will be connected with an expert who will direct you how to proceed. Please have all product information available when you call. ...Read more

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Can I take ibuprofen if I have hives?

Yes: Unless you are specifically allergic to ibuprofen, the answer is yes. Although NSAID was once verboten for people with hives or swelling of any cause, this has been found to be more a myth than fact. ...Read more

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