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My hips have arthritis in them. I take 15mg meloxicam and I am feeling worse some days! can I take ibuprofen or vicodin in same day?

My hips have arthritis in them.  I take 15mg meloxicam and I am feeling worse some days!  can I take ibuprofen or vicodin in same day?

Not ibuprofen: You can take vicodin if that is prescribed to you for the pain as the Acetaminophen will not cause any issues related to the meloxicam. However, do not take Ibuprofen with our as they are both nsaids and can increase the side effects you may have, including GI upset and ulcers. If the current regimen is not helping, discuss with your physician other options like injections. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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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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Can I take Advil (ibuprofen) while taking vicodin after root canal therapy?

Can I take Advil (ibuprofen) while taking vicodin after root canal therapy?

Sure: Multimodal therapy is very effective for acute pain. Advil 800 mg every 8 hours for a few days can be taken independent of vicodin dosing. As the pain improves consider replacing the vicodin with plain tylenol (acetaminophen) 625 mg every 6 hours. Try to avoid taking tylenol (acetaminophen) and vicodin at the same time as vicodin also contains tylenol (acetaminophen). Max daily tylenol (acetaminophen) should not exceed 4 grams. ...Read more

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Can i take vicodin 5/500 n ibuprofen 800 together?

Can i take vicodin 5/500 n ibuprofen 800  together?

Yes: I know this online forum is here to answer questions but i think it's also imperative that patients tell their physicians everything they're taking. And buy all their medications from same pharmacy so pharmacist can look for interactions too (doc should do so too). And in this day & age, patients have same access to drug interaction database as physicians. Yes, vicodin & Ibuprofen can be taken tog. ...Read more

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Can i take vicodin with atavan and advil (ibuprofen)?

Can i take vicodin with atavan and advil (ibuprofen)?

yes: But only if recommended and prescribed by a licensed physician. ...Read more

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Had 4 teeth extracted yesterday was prescribed ibuprofen 600mg n vicodin can I take both at one time?

Had 4 teeth extracted yesterday was prescribed ibuprofen 600mg n vicodin can I take both at one time?

Potentially: You must call your doctor to confirm. Vicodin and ibuprofen can be taken together if the individual is on no other medications, has no other health problems, and was prescribed a specific dosing regiment by a treating doctor. ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to take Advil (ibuprofen) and vicodin at the same time?

Yes: Advil (ibuprofen) is a non steroidal anti-inflammatory medication. Vicodin is a combination of hydrocodone and acetaminophen. It is possible to take them together. However, you need to take them with physician instruction. ...Read more

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