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How long after tAking amlodipine can you take naproxen?

How long after tAking amlodipine can you take naproxen?

No incompatability: Amlopidine is used to treat hypertension and migraine headaches. Naproxen is a non-steroidal antiinflammatory drug used for pain and inflammation. There is no incompatability between the two. ...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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How soon can you take tylenol (acetaminophen) after you take ibuprofen?

How soon can you take tylenol (acetaminophen) after you take ibuprofen?

The two don't compet: Tylenol (acetaminophen) is absorbed from the gut and distributed through the body in a similar fashion to ibuprofen. They can be taken at the same time but i seldom advise so. Tylenol (acetaminophen) is broken down by the liver & removed in the bile. Ibuprofen is broken down & eliminated through the kidneys .The Ibuprofen is a 6-8 hour med while tylenol (acetaminophen) is a 4hr. Both every 8h sounds better than alternating every 4 if u must. ...Read more

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How long after taking aspirin should I wait to take daypro (oxaprozin)?

How long after taking aspirin should I wait to take daypro (oxaprozin)?

Aspirin: There is little reason for delay if the Aspirin dose has been small (example prophylaxis for cad). Daypro (oxaprozin) can be started 24 hrs later if Aspirin dose is therapeutic for antiinflammatory reasons (example rheumatoid arthritis, where 8-10 Aspirin might be used per day). If there is renal insufficiency a longer delay might be necessary. ...Read more

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How soon after drinking can I take advil (ibuprofen)?

How soon after drinking can I take advil (ibuprofen)?

See below: Taking Ibuprofen with alcohol is acceptable as long as you follow the dosing and frequency recommendations. However, there are risks related to irritation of the lining of the stomach and the risks increase if you drink more than recommended and take more than the recommended amounts of ibuprofen. If kidney problems, don't take Ibuprofen unless advise by your doc. ...Read more

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How long after taking 10mg of percocet can you take ibuprofen? And how much ibuprofen would be safe?

How long after taking 10mg of percocet can you take ibuprofen? And how much ibuprofen would be safe?

Percocet and Motrin: It should be safe to mix the two. I would be sure to check with the dr who prescribed the percocet. Percocet is very powerful and for some, can lead to addiction problems. Be careful with the Percocet and try and not take more than is prescribed. ...Read more

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How many hours after taking naproxen can u take aleve?

How many hours after taking naproxen can u take aleve?

12 hours: Aleve is naproxen, so you are talking about the same drug. The dosing interval is 12 hours. If you need something extra for discomfort you can take 2 tylenol (acetaminophen) every 6 hours for the next 2-3 days only. Beyond that, consult your doctor about management. ...Read more

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How long after taking tylenol (acetaminophen) can u take benydryl?

How long after taking tylenol (acetaminophen) can u take benydryl?

Together: Tylenol (acetaminophen) and benadryl can be taken together. They work in different ways and there are not drug interactions. ...Read more

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How long am i suppose to wait to take Aleve (naproxen) after taking advil?

How long am i suppose to wait to take Aleve (naproxen) after taking advil?

Why mix them?: These drugs are good for 4 to 6 hours...So one can repeat them in as short as 4 hours, an average of 6 hours or it may help for as long as 8 hours. But i would not mix them unless the first one has been used in full dosages and is not working wel.. ...Read more

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How long after taking aspirin should one wait to take daypro (oxaprozin)?

How long after taking aspirin should one wait to take daypro (oxaprozin)?

Depends on dose: Aspirin and Daypro (oxaprozin) are nsaids (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs). Aspirin inhibits platelets more. Platelets are needed for blood clotting. Both agents can irritate stomach lining. So taking both at the same time can increase the risk for stomach bleeding, etc. However, it is generally safe to combine baby Aspirin with another NSAID in patients who have heart disease. Wait at least one day. ...Read more

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Can you take Aleve (naproxen) after drinking?

Not a good idea: Taking aleve (naproxen) immediately after alcohol consumption significant increases the risk of GI damage from this med. ...Read more

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How long after taking oxycontin can you take hydrocodone for breakthrough pain?

How long after taking oxycontin can you take hydrocodone for breakthrough pain?

As directed: As directed by your prescribing physician. Usually if you have been on a stable dose of oxycontn for several days, you have achieved a relatively stable blood level of the drug. This is why it is scheduled to be taken at regular intervals (eg. Every 12hr). In this case, bt medication can be taken irrespective of last long acting med dose. You really need to discuss bt pain with your physician. ...Read more

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How long should I wait to take pain relievers after finishing a naprosyn (naproxen) prescription?

How long should I wait to take pain relievers after finishing a naprosyn (naproxen) prescription?

NSAIDs: Naprosyn (naproxen) or any other NSAID will relieve pain and reduce inflammation. If that is not holding your pain, you need to be seen and reevaluated. ...Read more

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How long should i wait after taking an Advil PM,to take ibuprofen?

How long should i wait after taking an Advil PM,to take ibuprofen?

Advil=Ibuprofen.: Being they're essentially one in the same, you'd want to separate them by at least six hours. ...Read more

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How long after taking Excedrin can I breastfeed?

How long after taking Excedrin can I breastfeed?

Excedrin: Usually need to pump and waste for 12 hrs. The main problem is the Aspirin in the excedrine. Caffeine is the second issue. Tylenol (acetaminophen) is safe. ...Read more

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How long should I wait to take tylenol (acetaminophen) 3 after taking nyquil?

How long should I wait to take tylenol (acetaminophen) 3 after taking nyquil?

Not a great combo: Not my favorite cocktail. Cough suppressants can inhibit breathing, as can the Codeine in tylenol (acetaminophen) 3. Probably not entirely unsafe, but i wouldn't recommend these be taken together. ...Read more

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How long after I take a goodys powder can I take aleve (naproxen)?

About 12 hours: is best not to take to NSAIDs at the same time this only increases your risk of kidney damage stomach ulcers G.I. bleeding and liver damage. This does not improve the effectiveness or the ability that these medications have to relieve inflammation pain and fever. Both aspirin which is the active ingredient of goody powders and Aleve (naproxen) are NSAIDS. I recommend a sHealthtap visit for advice ...Read more

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