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Codeine And Advil
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
Yes: There are no significant medication interactions.Get a more detailed answer ›
Recommend caution: I would not recommend it if you are naive to either medication just because of how sedating the doxylamine and Codeine are in general. The sedating effects in each may compound each other. If you need the pain killer and the sleep aid, and they are prescribed as so, i would recommend staggering the medications to avoid peaks of the medication occurring at the same time. ...Read more
You can but...: Most hydrocodone prescriptions contain apap aka Acetaminophen (tylenol). Your total apap intake is what you need to monitor. In general, in adults who do not have liver problems and are not heavy drinkers, you want to avoid taking more than 4000mg in any given day; 2000mg if you are taking frequently/daily. ...Read more
Yes: These are all different classes of medication. If you are needing some many different meds to control your pain then you should see a pain specialist. ...Read more
Is it safe to take tylenol (acetaminophen). And tramadol together? Tylenol (acetaminophen).500mg and tramadol 50mg..
Tramadol & tylenol (acetaminophen): Yes, it is safe, and it even makes sense. Both medications are analgesics, but they work by different mechanisms, thus their effects should be additive. You could also add Ibuprofen to the mix, since it is also an analgesic with a different mechanism. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: However be aware of the additive side effects of sedation due to taking them together. If you are concerned discuss your issues with your doctor to make any changes. ...Read more
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
Yes: Not a bad idea.Get a more detailed answer ›
Can you take tylenol (acetaminophen) and Advil together? Can you take tylenol (acetaminophen) and Advil together?
Don't alternate: I don't recommend that you alternate antipyrectics like tylenol (acetaminophen) and advil. There is too great of a risk of accidentally overdosing one of the medications. It is better to dose the medications based specifically upon your child's weight. Your pediatrician can calculate a dosage range based upon weight. (this is often different that what you see on the bottle). ...Read more
Yes: There should be no issues.Get a more detailed answer ›