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Can I Take Ibuprofen With Keflex
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 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
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'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?
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
I am taking cephalexin 250mg 4x a day. Today is my last day. Can I take pain killer. Ex: tylenol (acetaminophen) or Advil or ibuprofen as my stitches will be removed.
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
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
Pepcid: There is no interaction between the two. Pepcid will help protect your stomach from a possible ulcer from the ibuprofen, so unless you have been told you should not take ibuprofen ever due to a severe stomach issue that you already have, there should be no problem. There is even a pill available now that combines the two products together. ...Read more
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