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Can you take Advil (ibuprofen) after drinking cough syrup?

Can you take Advil (ibuprofen) after drinking cough syrup?

Yes: You can. If you want to shoot me an e-mail click this --> https://www. Healthtap. Com/experts/12714048-dr-vahe-yetimyan ...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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Is it okay to take Advil (ibuprofen) after drinking?

Not a good idea: Even though most of the time it may be safe to take advil (ibuprofen) after drinking, but you have to be aware that alcohol can increase the risk of stomach bleeding caused by ibuprophen. So if you take it and start with black tarry stools or vomiting blood go to the er asap. ...Read more

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How soon after drinking can I take advil (ibuprofen)?

How soon after drinking can I take advil (ibuprofen)?

See below: Taking Ibuprofen with alcohol is acceptable as long as you follow the dosing and frequency recommendations. However, there are risks related to irritation of the lining of the stomach and the risks increase if you drink more than recommended and take more than the recommended amounts of ibuprofen. If kidney problems, don't take Ibuprofen unless advise by your doc. ...Read more

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I have been drinking wine throughout the night (roughly a bottle), my neck hurts and I am thinking of taking Advil but I don't know if it's OK to take?

I have been drinking wine throughout the night (roughly a bottle), my neck hurts and I am thinking of taking Advil but I don't know if it's OK to take?

Neck pain: If you have a normally functioning liver that is not typically treated to an alcohol load, Advil should not be a problem. More helpful may be drinking at least a liter of plain water and being sure to be adequately hydrated. ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to take congestion Advil (ibuprofen) after drinking?

Yes but: Advil (ibuprofen) congestion in us contains phenylephrine and ibuprophen. You can take it after drinking as long as the drinking is in moderation. If you have consumed more than two drinks than I will be careful. ...Read more

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Can I take Advil (ibuprofen) after drinking a cup of beer?

Can I take Advil (ibuprofen) after drinking a cup of beer?

Yes: Advil after one beer is perfectly ok. Tylenol (acetaminophen) after drinking not recommended. Do not drive if you drink! ...Read more

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I took 2 Advil pm after drinking wine All evening accidentally. Am I in danger?

I took 2 Advil pm after drinking wine All evening accidentally. Am I in danger?

No: Alcohol can make you sleepy and Advil PM has diphenhydramine, an antihistamine that also makes you sleepy, so you likely fell asleep not long after this, but it was not dangerous (unless you were planning on driving but excessive wine alone would make that dangerous). ...Read more

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What are the dangers of drinking Neuro SLeep and taking Advil Liquid Tablets 400mg which is 2 pills?

What are the dangers of drinking Neuro SLeep and taking Advil Liquid Tablets 400mg which is 2 pills?

None: If it is Neuro Sleep on Amazon it contains 3 mg Melatonin. No problems with that and OTC Advil liquid.
The Advil liquid can irritate the stomach so take with food. ...Read more

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Is drinking red bull and then taking Advil (ibuprofen) and Excedrin bad for you? Please advise!

Is drinking red bull and then taking Advil (ibuprofen) and Excedrin bad for you? Please advise!

Probably: Primarily because you subjecting your stomach to a high concentration of ibuprofen which could at the very least irritate your stomach, possibly starting an ulcer. On a more serious note you can cause kidney damage or initiate high blood pressure. ...Read more

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My dad is very heathy (no drinking or smoking, exercises 5x/wk), he just started taking 2 Advil (ibuprofen) a night and he said it helps him sleep. Healthy?

My dad is very heathy (no drinking or smoking, exercises 5x/wk), he just started taking 2 Advil (ibuprofen) a night and he said it helps him sleep. Healthy?

May be: Is is Advil (ibuprofen) of Advil (ibuprofen) PM? Advil (ibuprofen) PM has a sleep aid. Use for a short time, even a few months, is not likely to do harm, but he should see his doctor to get an evaluation and proper treatment. See this site for more information in this drug.
http://dailymed. Nlm. Nih. Gov/dailymed/archives/fdaDrugInfo. Cfm? Archiveid=10741 ...Read more

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Can you tell me is it dangerous to start drinking alcohol 2 hours after taking advil (ibuprofen)?

It could be.: It depends on how much alcohol you plan to drink and how much advil (ibuprofen) you took. Alcohol can increase your risk of bleeding w/ Ibuprofen and other non-steroidal anit-inflammatory meds including aspirin. ...Read more

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Headache and dizziness - been drinking Gatorade if it's dehydration - no luck. Advil (ibuprofen) and DayQuil aren't helping. Thoughts?

Headache and dizziness - been drinking Gatorade if it's dehydration - no luck. Advil (ibuprofen) and DayQuil aren't helping. Thoughts?

See your doctor.: This could just be a viral illness, in which case what you are doing may be all there will be to do, but I would recommend you see your doctor to make sure there isn't anything else either more serious or something that would need a specific treatment (ear infection, sinus infection....). ...Read more

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Having body aches and chills and headache foe 2 days. No fever. Been taking advil, nasal decongestant and mucinex but only giving temporary relief. Been drinking fluids. What else should I try?

Having body aches and chills and headache foe 2 days. No fever. Been taking advil, nasal decongestant and mucinex but only giving temporary relief. Been drinking fluids. What else should I try?

Body aches: Sounds like a viral process. I like to use Airborn or Emergen-C two or three times daily. You can try increasing vitmin C, B-multivitiamin and Vitamin D3. If not improving get checked. ...Read more

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Should I see a doctor for my illness? Chest cough, congestion, headaches, bodyaches. Treating with Advil (ibuprofen) and robitussin. Drinking lots of water. Thanks,

Should I see a doctor for my illness? Chest cough, congestion, headaches, bodyaches. Treating with Advil (ibuprofen) and robitussin. Drinking lots of water. Thanks,

If: If you are getting worse or are not seeing any improvement after 3-4 days, then you should see your doctor to make sure it's not something more concerning than a viral cold or flu. Good luck! ...Read more

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My son is 18 had blood test done his est 85 he drinks 3 times a month an takes advil (ibuprofen) for sholder pain should he be worried about the test?

My son is 18 had blood test done his est 85 he drinks 3 times a month an takes advil (ibuprofen) for sholder pain should he be worried about the test?

Clarify question: Do you mean ESR lab test or AST lab test? Alcohol use at his age should be discouraged. Please clarify your question, or have a live consult via HealthTap. Also, how often does he take Advil (ibuprofen) and why is he having frequent shoulder pain? ...Read more

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My son takes supplements for working out and he drinks energy drinks and takes Aleve/Advil. What would cause him to test positive for benzos?

My son takes supplements for working out and he drinks energy drinks and takes Aleve/Advil. What would cause him to test positive for benzos?

Energy: Drinks and supplements have different unregulated chemicals and elements that may give a positive test especially if taking OTC sleep medication ...Read more

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I drank approximatly 6 drinks last night. How long do I need to wait to take allergy medication (allegra)? how long do I need to wait to take advil (ibuprofen)?

I drank approximatly 6 drinks last night. How long do I need to wait to take allergy medication (allegra)? how long do I need to wait to take advil (ibuprofen)?

24 hours: At a minimum you should wait 8 hours, 24 hours would be safer.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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I'm a social drinker and hear scary stories re: Advil and Tylenol and its affects. If I take one excedrin is it dangerous to liver if I have cocktail?

I'm a social drinker and hear scary stories re: Advil and Tylenol and its affects. If I take one excedrin is it dangerous to liver if I have cocktail?

Maybe its worth...: ...asking why you feel the need to take analgesics? You're of course also right in raising concern about the effects of alcohol in potentiating liver disease. ...Read more

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Can you take ibuprofen while drinking alcohol?

Can you take ibuprofen while drinking alcohol?

Avoid!: Ibuprofen, other non steroidal anti inflammatory medications, as well as aspirin, may lead to gastrointestinal bleed if taken with alcohol. ...Read more

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