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Does Advil have ibuprofen in it or not?

Does Advil have ibuprofen in it or not?

2 names/same med: Advil (ibuprofen) is a brand name for an Ibuprofen product as is motrin. They are all the same & generally come in the same dose sizes. ...Read more

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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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Does Advil (ibuprofen) have asa in it ?

No: It is an NSAID - non steroidal anti-inflammatory drug and contains ibuprofen. ...Read more

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I have neck pain that is not responding to ibuprofen, can I take aspirin with it or paracetamol?

I have neck pain that is not responding to ibuprofen, can I take aspirin with it or paracetamol?

Not a great idea: I wouldnt take Aspirin with another anti inflammatory. It could increase odds for bleeding in your stomach. Take on or the other. ...Read more

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I normally take tylenol (acetaminophen) for headaches. But is it better to take something like advil or aleve if i have a few beers in me?

I normally take tylenol (acetaminophen) for headaches. But is it better to take something like advil or aleve if i have a few beers in me?

Together can get ulc: Together the alcohol and the advil or aleve (naproxen) can lead to increased gastric irritation including gastritis and ulcers. These can be integrated into you general helath issues with your physician. ...Read more

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Is Aleve (naproxen) asprin or does it have asprin in it?

Is Aleve (naproxen) asprin or does it have asprin in it?

No to both: Aleve (naproxen) is neither Aspirin nor does it contain aspirin. It is a different chemical but in the same class of medications as Aspirin called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (nsaids). As such, it can have some of the same set of common side effects. ...Read more

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Is it a bad idea to take Advil or tylenol (acetaminophen) when I have a really bad hangover?

Is it a bad idea to take Advil or tylenol (acetaminophen) when I have a really bad hangover?

Hangover: The best thing for a hangover is plenty of hydration, rest, & time -- also avoiding getting that drunk in the first place. Tylenol (acetaminophen) could add to liver injury/inflammation that you created by excessive alcohol; advil (ibuprofen) would be safer in this respect but could aggravate alcohol-induced gastritis if it's there. B-complex w/extra thiamine (100 mg) may counter b-vitamin depletion from alcohol. ...Read more

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I have knee pain and i've tried motrin, ibuprofen, tylenol (acetaminophen) etc. And none of it helps. Is there anything else that I can take?

I have knee pain and i've tried motrin, ibuprofen, tylenol (acetaminophen) etc. And none of it helps. Is there anything else that I can take?

Visit your doctor: Knee pain has many causes. Pain relief does not equal cure. You need to have your condition evaluated and see if you need physical therapy or surgery to cure the underlying conditon and to relieve the pain. ...Read more

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Taking tylenol (acetaminophen) with codine 14hrs +600mg ibuprofen and it is not even doing anything for the pain..What else can I do?

Taking tylenol (acetaminophen) with codine 14hrs +600mg ibuprofen and it is not even doing anything for the pain..What else can I do?

Get evaluated: Where is the pain? You give no specifics so the only appropriate answer is to see doctor and be evaluated. If the pain is intense, go to the er. ...Read more

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If I've overdosed purposely on Tylenol (acetaminophen) b4 had Tylenol (acetaminophen) poisoning bad could i ever take meds with Tylenol (acetaminophen) in them in the future or never take it again.

If I've overdosed purposely on Tylenol (acetaminophen) b4 had Tylenol (acetaminophen) poisoning bad could i ever take meds with Tylenol (acetaminophen) in them in the future or never take it again.

Don't keep at home: Probably a good idea not to keep Tylenol (acetaminophen) around incase you should impulsively decide to overdose again. It would be very helpful for you to receive some psychological counseling if you haven't already. ...Read more

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Is vicoprofen (hydrocodone and ibuprofen) the same thing as lortabs does it have hydrocodone in it & does it work as good as lortabs do?

Is vicoprofen (hydrocodone and ibuprofen) the same thing as lortabs does it have hydrocodone in it & does it work as good as lortabs do?

Vicoprofen (hydrocodone and ibuprofen): Vicoprofen (hydrocodone and ibuprofen) is hydrocodone plus ibuprofen, while lortab is hydrocodone plus acetaminphen (tylenol). The active ingredient is still hydrocodone, and the doses of the narcotic hydrocodone are usually similar. ...Read more

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How bad is it to take Advil or tylenol (acetaminophen) for a hangover?

How bad is it to take Advil or tylenol (acetaminophen) for a hangover?

Not bad: It's not bad, just remember to drink lots of fluids and don't take them on an empty stomach. The better solution is to try and not get a hangover in the first place. You can do this by not drinking excessively and staying hydrated. If you're getting hangovers every time you drink, then you should think long and hard about your drinking habits. ...Read more

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Is it bad to take Advil (ibuprofen) if you have pots?

As needed : Taking advil (ibuprofen) as needed and as directed is ok. If you need advil (ibuprofen) regularly and/or repeatedly, you should be evaluated be your doctor. ...Read more

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