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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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What happens if I take nyquil and Advil (ibuprofen) pm at the same time?

Nyquil: Not sure why u need both, but there should be no harmful interaction besides more sedation. ...Read more

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Can you take Advil (ibuprofen) and ecotrin at the same time?

Avoid the Combo: Avoid to mix advil (ibuprofen) and ecotrin. Combination may increase the risk of GI pain and bleeding. Also g, adverse effects; Ibuprofen may inhibit cardioprotective effect, and induce competition for platelet binding sites. ...Read more

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

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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I took two Midols for menstrual cramps and it's been a hour and a half and I still have cramps, could I take an Advil any time soon?

I took two Midols for menstrual cramps and it's been a hour and a half and I still have cramps, could I take an Advil any time soon?

Midol/Advil dosing: There are different formulations of Midol that either have acetamenophen, ibuprofen, or naproxen in them. Please take a look at the active ingredients to see which main pain reliever it contains. If Ibuprofen, it usually contains 200mg per gel cap. You probably have taken 400mg and could take another 2 Advil of 200mg ibuprofen apiece, if you have no history of liver disease, Also try applying heat ...Read more

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Can you take Advil (ibuprofen) and OTC sinus medication at the same time?

Don't 2x same med: Look out for doubling up on the same medication, make sure that the active ingredients are not the same in each medication - in this case Ibuprofen (the stuff that advil (ibuprofen) is made of). Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Is it safe to take Advil cold and sinus and Zantac (ranitidine) at the same time?

Is it safe to take Advil cold and sinus and Zantac (ranitidine) at the same time?

Probably: There is nothing in the medical literature abut a major drug interaction, but minor drug interactions are possible.

Prob best advice is to not take them at the same time, separate but at least 1-2 hours. ...Read more

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Can I take advil, Aleve (naproxen) and my muscle relaxer at the same time?

Can I take advil, Aleve (naproxen) and my muscle relaxer at the same time?

Not Advil (ibuprofen) and Alleve: These are very similar medicines, and are not recommended to be taken at the same time. (they can add up to more stomach upset, for example). I suggest you choose one or the other, perhaps with input from your doctor. You didn't name your "muscle relaxer" and there are different types, so I can't speak to that. ...Read more

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Both knees dislocate all the time, which causes extereme pain multiple times a day. I have struggled with this since I was a little girl. My mother has the same problems, but she had surgery for hers. I used to be able to take a warm bath and some Advil a

Both knees dislocate all the time, which causes extereme pain multiple times a day. I have struggled with this since I was a little girl. My mother has the same problems, but she had surgery for hers. I used to be able to take a warm bath and some Advil a

Surgery/orthopedist: I am going to assume that knee dislocation in your case is knee cap dislocation. If your knee caps are dislocating multiple times and you have exhausted conservative measures such as therapy and bracing then you should strongly consider surgery to realign your knee caps. Discuss this with an orthopedic surgeon specializing in knee reconstructive surgery/sports to discuss your surgical options. ...Read more

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Both knees dislocate all the time, which causes extereme pain multiple times a day. I have struggled with this since I was a little girl. My mother has the same problems, but she had surgery for hers. I used to be able to take a warm bath and some Advil a

Both knees dislocate all the time, which causes extereme pain multiple times a day. I have struggled with this since I was a little girl. My mother has the same problems, but she had surgery for hers. I used to be able to take a warm bath and some Advil a

Please: Please see an orthopedic specialist. You may have a patellar tracking problem. If you live near a university hospital, you may be able to see a specialist there. Call and ask what they can advise to help you with this severe problem. ...Read more

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I have strep throat and the doctor prescribed me amoxicillin, is it safe to take Advil (ibuprofen) at the same time for the pain?

Yes!: Advil or tylenol (acetaminophen) would be perfectly appropriate to help your pain. They will not interfere with the amoxil. Salt water gargles and cholaseptic spray will also help. Lots of warm liquids. ...Read more

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Is Advil (ibuprofen) safe to take all the time for pain?

Is Advil (ibuprofen) safe to take all the time for pain?

Not agood idea: Probably not a good idea since it may cause gastrointestinal upset, GI bleeding, cardiac problems and especially kidney toxicity. You should seek medical advice as to why you are in need of a medicine for pain relief. ...Read more

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Is it a bad thing to take Advil (ibuprofen) all the time?

Is it a bad thing to take Advil (ibuprofen) all the time?

Yes: Multiple reasons. Nsaids can cause gastritis and gastric ulcers. Also it metabolizes through kidneys. So long term use can affect kidney functions too. So risk of bleed, gastric ulcer, kidney damage. ...Read more

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Can you take 600 mg of Advil (ibuprofen) every 4 hours for two days?

over max dose: You should not take over 3200mg in 24 hrs. Take with food and make sure there are no contraindications to you taking this med and there are no drug interactions with any medications you are taking. ...Read more

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I took 15 200mg Advil (ibuprofen) pills all at the same time why hasn't anything happen and its been 1-2 hours?

I took 15 200mg Advil (ibuprofen) pills all at the same time why hasn't anything happen and its been 1-2 hours?

Overdose: Richard I'm not sure what you hope to happen, but you need to either call 911 or go to the ER right away. You obviously are trying to hurt yourself, but Advil (ibuprofen) is just going to damage you. If someone is home with you call for them or get them right now and have them take you to the ER. The National Suicide Hotline is 800-272-8255 ...Read more

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Can I take 4 Advil (ibuprofen) at one time?

Depends.: If the advil (ibuprofen) are 200 mg Ibuprofen and you are an otherwise healthy person with no contraindications. No pregnancy, no GI bleeding, no renal insufficiency. That is a prescription dose and we only recommend high doses like that with professional counsel. It's better to stick with the dose on the bottle unless your personal physician has instructed you otherwise. High dose nsaids have risk. ...Read more

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Can you take Advil (ibuprofen) and Bayer at the same rime?

See below: If you mean Bayer Aspirin with advil, (ibuprofen) then this is not recommended because it increases your bleeding consequences. Talk to you doc for more info. ...Read more

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Can you take Advil and Claritin (loratadine) and malanga in the same day?

Can you take Advil and Claritin (loratadine) and malanga in the same day?

Which Malanga?: Advil (ibuprofen) & Claritin (loratadine) (loratidine) are safe when taken together w/o demonstrable interactions (http://www. Drugs. Com/interactions-check. Php? Drug_list=1310-782, 1486-898). However, Wikipedia shows 2 different types of Malanga, both of which are edible, but no data on interaction w/those specific drugs. ...Read more

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Can I overdose if I take 5 acetaminophen (500)mg and 5 advil) 200)mg three times a day for a week?

Can I overdose if I take 5 acetaminophen (500)mg and 5 advil) 200)mg three times a day for a week?

Overdose: Actually 5-500 mg tablets of acetaminophen 3 times a day is 7500 mg total per day and 5-200 mg advil tablets three times a day are 3000 mg of ibuprofen per day. The maximum safe dose per day of acetaminophen is 3000 mg per day. And advil is 1200 to 1800 per day. Some doctors will give lower doses of acetaminophen with ibuprofen but this is much too much and serious side effects can occur. ...Read more

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