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Can You Take Ibuprofen With Prednisone
Prednisone is a synthetic cortisone. The body makes cortisone, a natural hormone made in adrenal glands. The body converts it to Hydrocortisone to become active. 25 mg of cortisone has about same effect as 5 mgm prednisone. The average person would produce 3-6 mg of pred daily. So why use a substitute? The synthetic has more anti-inflammatory effect; but has less effect ...Read more
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
You can but: Be aware that the two medications together may put your stomach at risk for irritation/inflamation/ulceration. You may consider taking the ibuprofen with food, but also ask your prescribing doctor if it may be worthwhile taking short term anti-secretory(acid) medications while taking both of these to help protect your upper gastrointestinal tract. Best of luck. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Don't need to : You can take these medications at the same time or separately, what ever suits you. They do not interfere with each other. ...Read more
Can I take Advil (ibuprofen) even though I just got taken prednisone on Thursday 50mg for 7 days ?
Do not take together: There is a moderate interaction between NSAIDs (such as Advil (ibuprofen)) and corticosteroids (Prednisone) in that there is an increased risk of gastrointestinal problems , such as bleeding from a stomach ulcer. Therefore it is not recommended that they be taken together. However, if you are no longer taking Prednisone you can take Advil (ibuprofen) at the recommended doses. Recommend clearing it with your doctor. ...Read more
Is it okay to take ibuprofen? I had taken only one dose of 20 mg prednisone and its been over a week ago.
How long should I wait to take prednisone, if i just took ibuprofen? I know there is a drug interaction.
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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