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Can you take Advil and ibuprofen together?

Can you take Advil and ibuprofen together?

No it is same medici: Advil (ibuprofen) is a brand name of Ibuprofen so why will you want to take them together. ...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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Can you take Advil (ibuprofen) and mylanta together?

Can you take Advil (ibuprofen) and mylanta together?

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 more

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Can you take Advil (ibuprofen) and prednisone together?

You can, but don't: If you are on prednisone, you shouldn't need the advil (ibuprofen). The anti-inflammatory effects of the predisone are far more powerful than advil (ibuprofen). You also run a higher risk of GI upset. A better strategy is one or the other depending upon what your doctor says. ...Read more

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Can you take Excedrin and Advil (ibuprofen) together for sever headache?!

Yes both: Recent research suggests that taking lower doses of both medications can work synergistically. ...Read more

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Can you take DayQuil and Advil (ibuprofen) together? My friend has a horrible headache and is very stuffy and achy. No sore throat.

Can you take DayQuil and Advil (ibuprofen) together? My friend has a horrible headache and is very stuffy and achy. No sore throat.

Yes: Dayquil has acetamenophen in it (Tylenol) which is a pain killer. Advil (ibuprofen) is Naproxen Sodium. There are no listed interactions between those two medication. Nor to the other meds in Dayquil wheter the Cold/Flu or the Sinus Varieties. ...Read more

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Can I take midol and advil (ibuprofen) together?

Can I take midol and advil (ibuprofen) together?

Look at ingredients: Generally speaking it is not a problem to combine advil (ibuprofen) and products containing acetaminophen for short time. You always want to look at the ingredients to make sure you don't overdose on one ingredient. ...Read more

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I'm online now. Type your question here. Can I take advil (ibuprofen) pm and morphine 30er together?

I'm online now. Type your question here. Can I take advil (ibuprofen) pm and morphine 30er together?

GooNightSweetPrince: It's been 23 hours. Still on-line? Time to get some sleep! It would be helpful to know just why you're taking the morphine.In general it's not a good idea to combine medications that have sedative side effects. Advil-PM has small amounts of diphenhydramine (Benadryl)in it so it shouldn't be a problem, depending on how much morphine you take-but-since both are sedating & pain medications, why you asking? ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to take motrin & Advil (ibuprofen) together?

Is it possible for you to take motrin & Advil (ibuprofen) together?

No: They are both the same drug (ibuprofen). Taking both together may increase the risk of side effects if the total dose is too high. ...Read more

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Can I take Advil (ibuprofen) and flexeril together?

Can I take Advil (ibuprofen) and flexeril together?

Yes.: But always consult your doctor first. If you ever experience side effects from any medications, even over the counter medications alert your treating physician immediately. ...Read more

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Can I take tramadol and advil (ibuprofen) together?

Can I take tramadol and advil (ibuprofen) together?

Yes, you can: There is no drug interactions between these two drugs. However, do not start a new medication without telling your doctor, even OTC advil (ibuprofen). ...Read more

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Can I take percocet and Advil (ibuprofen) together?

Possibly: It depends on the particular clinical pain issue (s) and the reason (s) for taking the pain medications. As long as there are no kidney or liver issues, it should be fine. It is necessary to stay within the recommended dosages /frequency of use and avoid using this combination of medications for more than a few days. ...Read more

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Can I take meclizine HCl 25 mg and Advil (ibuprofen) together?

Yes: There is no interaction caused by taking Meclizine and advil (ibuprofen) together, according to epocrates. ...Read more

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Can I take Advil (ibuprofen) and naproxen together?

Can I take Advil (ibuprofen) and naproxen together?

Yes, you can: Taking both at once should be OK, but taking too many NSAID's, every day for several weeks or months can cause damage. Always talk to your doctor before combining medications. ...Read more

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Could you take levbid and Advil (ibuprofen) pm together?

Could you take levbid and Advil (ibuprofen) pm together?

Drug interaction: Checker showed no interactions between advil (ibuprofen) and levbid - but there is not guarantee that one isn't possible. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take keflex and Advil (ibuprofen) together?

Is it ok to take keflex and Advil (ibuprofen) together?

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

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Is it okay to take Advil (ibuprofen) and percocet together?

Is it okay to take Advil (ibuprofen) and percocet together?

Yes: This combination may be very effective on a short-term basis, such as treating pain due to surgery or fracture. ...Read more

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Can I take Advil (ibuprofen) pm and Prozac together?

Can I take Advil (ibuprofen) pm and Prozac together?

There is a moderate: Contraindication. Advil (ibuprofen) pm ; Prozac use (together) can ^ risk for dizziness, sedation, v concentration, ; impaired judgment as well as ^ 'ing bleeding risks. ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to take day quill and Advil (ibuprofen) cold and sinus together?

Not a good idea: It is not a good idea as they may have same or similar ingredients which can raise your heart rate and blood pressure.Read the labels and ask your pharmacist/doctor. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take tegretol and advil (ibuprofen) together?

Is it safe to take tegretol and advil (ibuprofen) together?

Tegretol and Advil (ibuprofen): Yes - there is a minor interaction between Tegretol (carbamazepine) and ibuprofen in the sense that the metabolism of Ibuprofen will be increased so the levels in your system will be lower - meaning you may need to take more Advil. BUT my recommendation - start taking both medications and see if you notice anything. If not - do NOT increase the dose of Ibuprofen (Advil) ...Read more

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Is it a good idea to take percocet and Advil (ibuprofen) together?

Simplify regimen: Ideally you should take only one analgesic at a time. Percocet is a combination of oxycodone and tylenol (acetaminophen). Advil is ibuprofen, a different medication. Try to use as little Percocet as possible and only if you really need it for severe pain to avoid dependence and tolerance. If the pain is milder and you do not suffer from ulcers, kidney disease or are in anticoagulants, it is ok to use advil instead. ...Read more

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Can you take sudafed. The pseudoephedrine version and Advil (ibuprofen) pm together?

Can you take sudafed. The pseudoephedrine version and Advil (ibuprofen) pm together?

Sudafed and Advil (ibuprofen): Plain Advil and Sudafed can be taken together as long as you do not have any history of serious side effects to either agent. Take for a short period of time, 7-10 days. Advil also has a preparation for congestion. Advil Congestion contains Ibuprofen and Phenylephrine. Phenylephrine is not to be take with Sudafed. Make sure it is regular Advil (Ibuprofen). ...Read more

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Is it okay to take gel nyquil capsules and children's liquid Advil (ibuprofen) together?

Try to space them: Out 4-6 hours apart. Nyquil has tylenol (acetaminophen) which is a pain killer and combining with advil would be a double whammy. If u already took both at the same time, it won't harm u. Take care! ...Read more

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Can I take 800mg ibuprofen and 1 Advil 200mg together I have server tooth pain?

Advil is ibuprofen: Prescription strength ibuprofen is 800mg. Without knowing the reason for the pain, I think you should stick with the prescribed amount, and not add any additional medications. If the dosage does not seem to be helping, you should contact the doctor that prescribed the medication to further discuss the problem and alternative medications. It is never a good idea to mix pain medications. ...Read more

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Can I take 1 Advil (ibuprofen 200mg) and 2 alka seltzer plus (acetaminophen 325mg each) together?

Can I take 1 Advil (ibuprofen 200mg) and 2 alka seltzer plus (acetaminophen 325mg each) together?

Not recommended: Because Ibuprofen decreases effects of alka-seltzer, increase potassium levels in the blood and alka-seltzer will increase the level or effect of ibuprofen.
Not recommended!
see a pcp for more information. ...Read more

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I'm on my period and I have cramps. But I also have tonsilitis. Can I take my period pills with Advil (ibuprofen) together?

Tonsil pain: It depends on what you are taking for the period pills. If they are a no steroidal antiinflammatory pill like naprosyn (naproxen) them know. Google the pill you are taking for the period and make sure it is not an NSAID. You do not want to double up on the NSAIDs. Good luck! ...Read more

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