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Can You Mix Motrin And Advil
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
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
Stomach upset: If you drink chronically or if you have a sensitive stomach- it can cause an upset stomach. The alcohol already can cause irritation and the addition of advil (ibuprofen) can cause similar stomach upset. Some people can drink alcohol and take advil (ibuprofen) without adverse side effects. If you don't have ulcer or gastritis - you probably won't have issues with occasional advil (ibuprofen) too. ...Read more
Can you take tylenol (acetaminophen) and Advil together? Can you take tylenol (acetaminophen) and Advil together?
Don't alternate: I don't recommend that you alternate antipyrectics like tylenol (acetaminophen) and advil. There is too great of a risk of accidentally overdosing one of the medications. It is better to dose the medications based specifically upon your child's weight. Your pediatrician can calculate a dosage range based upon weight. (this is often different that what you see on the bottle). ...Read more
Yes: There should be no issues.Get a more detailed answer ›
No: It isn't harmful to take them together. It is NOT the case that they'll interact badly and cause side effects. But the Mylanta could interfere with the absorption of the Advil. For you pharmacists in the crowd, the Mylanta may significantly change the area under the plasma concentration-time curve for the ibuprofen. It is best to take your other meds at least a half hour before any antacid. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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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