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Can You Take Advil With Diclofenac
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
Normally take 1200 mg of advil every 4 hrs for inflammation. Just prescribed diclofenac 100 and it is not working. Can I top it up with advil?
My doc prescribed 75mg of ic diclofenac sod dr twice a day. What is the equivalent dose of Advil (ibuprofen), (ibuprofen) assuming Advil (ibuprofen) dose is 200mg/pill? Thank You. Davi
Have a muscle knot in my neck, right side. 1+ weeks. Flector patch, (diclofenac) Advil 600+ not touching it. Should I heat or ice it? Other strategies?
Is it just a muscle knot or is it something that is hurting you? Muscle knots can be present due to posture and strain.
Ice as well as warmth can help. Try icing it first with a frozen bean bag for about 3-5 minutes followed by stretching the area. ...Read more
Given diclofenac. Have asthma. What is the chance of a serious reaction if I can already take ibuprofen safely?
Very low: You should be able to take it safely. ...Read more
I have mild asthma and have taken diclofenac, which worked perfectly fine, before. Would I be able to take ibuprofen?
Can I wear a flector patch (diclofenac) on two parts of my body (2 patches at once)? Can I take oral ibuprofen with patch?
Yes and no, but...: Yes, you can take flector patch on two parts of your body, but realize that the main ingredient, diclofenac, will be absorbed through the skin and therefore you are getting double the dose (externally and internally). It is an NSAID (nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drug) and so you should take any other NSAID, such as ibuprofen, while using the patch; avoid prolonged use. ...Read more
Which is better for dissmenorhea, diclofenac or ibuprofen? I use to take diclofenac im injection but always read that ibuprofen reduce menstrual pain
Both are good: Both of these medications are anti-inflammatory medications that work block the chemicals in your body that cause pain (prostaglandins). Different people respond differently to different ones. Some are prescription controlled and some are not. Ibuprofen is generally great but you have to take enough of i'd and don't wait until you are already in a lot of pain to start. ...Read more
I was prescribed divido (diclofenac sodium) with muscerol2. I'm a bit worried to take them, which is safer ibuprofen or diclofenac sodium?
Ibuprofen is the gold standard for inflammatory rx, as long as you have no allergies or side effects to it.
400 mg po q 6 hrs. For pain, inflammation
The divido with muscerol2 is a also another anti-inflammatory and added muscle relaxant. This med might have more risk for side effects but is safe to take if you need muscle relaxant. See your MD if emesis, rash respiratory effects occur when taking ...Read more
Can I take ibuprofen tablets (200mg) and use voltarol (diclofenac 1.16%) at the same time? If not which would be best to use for lower back pain?
Do I need wear arm sling if have rotator cuff injury and shoulder strain? Is safe take ibuprofen or Aleve (naproxen) with diclofenac 75mg?
Ask the Dr: The Dr who diagnosed the injury is the best to ask for recommendations specific to your case - but it's worth trying the sling to see if the protection it provides reduces your pain. The medications you mention do not have reports of problems in combo, so just use as directed and notice anything you don't like. I hope you heal well. See Dr if worsens or lasts too long (weeks). ...Read more
Arthritis: They both act equally well. Good luck ...Read more
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