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How long would you wait to drink after taking ibuprofen?

How long would you wait to drink after taking ibuprofen?

Don't mix: The Easiest way to cause yourself an ulcer or severe gastritis. Depends on how much you have of either. ...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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I've been on 800MG of ibuprofen for 4 weeks due to severe back pain (herniated discs) I'm wondering how long I need to be off of it before drinking?

I've been on 800MG of ibuprofen for 4 weeks due to severe back pain (herniated discs) I'm wondering how long I need to be off of it before drinking?

DON'T: 800 mg is an enormous dose and ibuprofen is a propionic acid. You would most likely irritated your stomach lining or bleed form your stomach from ulceration. Bye-bye to alcohol for at least 4 months. Please clarify how many 800mg tablets you are taking, or is your daily intake only 800 mg? ...Read more

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How long after drinking beer (up to 3 bottles) is it safe to take two 200 mg tablets of Ibuprofen for a headache?

How long after drinking beer (up to 3 bottles) is it safe to take two 200 mg tablets of Ibuprofen for a headache?

Soon after: But consider taking the ibuprofen with food. The big concern many people take about with alcohol and ibuprofen is the concern over further irritation and subsequent bleeding from the stomach/upper intestinal tract and/or irritation of the liver. Taking it with food at least can help protect your stomach. ...Read more

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1yrold had a fever for3days? How long is too long? Not eating very well, drinking some fluids, very sleepy. Fevers btwn 100-103.7 giving tylenol/ibuprofen.

1yrold had a fever for3days? How long is too long? Not eating very well, drinking some fluids, very sleepy. Fevers btwn 100-103.7 giving tylenol/ibuprofen.

Doctor can evaluate: If a parent is not sure when to take a 1-year old to the doctor, she can call the doctor's office. Some doctor's have their patients come in on the first couple of sick days, but it depends on the experience of the parents and on what the child is doing. "Very sleepy", "very fussy", or otherwise acting strangely, especially when the temperature is not very high, means the child can be evaluated. ...Read more

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How harmful is taking ibuprofen pain medication while drinking?

How harmful is taking ibuprofen pain medication while drinking?

Somewhat: Most drugs function the best if not taken with alcohol as absorption rates are modified. ...Read more

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Is it okay to take Advil (ibuprofen) after drinking?

Is it okay to take Advil (ibuprofen) after drinking?

Not a good idea: Even though most of the time it may be safe to take advil (ibuprofen) after drinking, but you have to be aware that alcohol can increase the risk of stomach bleeding caused by ibuprophen. So if you take it and start with black tarry stools or vomiting blood go to the er asap. ...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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Is drinking red bull and then taking Advil (ibuprofen) and Excedrin bad for you? Please advise!

Is drinking red bull and then taking Advil (ibuprofen) and Excedrin bad for you? Please advise!

Probably: Primarily because you subjecting your stomach to a high concentration of ibuprofen which could at the very least irritate your stomach, possibly starting an ulcer. On a more serious note you can cause kidney damage or initiate high blood pressure. ...Read more

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I have a slight temperature (99.7)I know I should be drinking a lot of water and l have been taking ibuprofen. Is it possible to get over it by tonight?

I have a slight temperature (99.7)I know I should be drinking a lot of water and l have been taking ibuprofen. Is it possible to get over it by tonight?

What is "it"?: You have not given us anything that could be diagnostic or even a clue as to the cause of your fever. Without knowing the cause your question is completely impossible to answer. Fever is a symptom. Not a diagnosis. ...Read more

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Can you take ibuprofen while drinking alcohol?

Can you take ibuprofen while drinking alcohol?

Avoid!: Ibuprofen, other non steroidal anti inflammatory medications, as well as aspirin, may lead to gastrointestinal bleed if taken with alcohol. ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to take congestion Advil (ibuprofen) after drinking?

Yes but: Advil (ibuprofen) congestion in us contains phenylephrine and ibuprophen. You can take it after drinking as long as the drinking is in moderation.If you have consumed more than two drinks than I will be careful. ...Read more

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What should I do if I have been drinking, am a little tipsy, have a toothache and want to take ibuprofen. Is that safe?

What should I do if I have been drinking, am a little tipsy, have a toothache and want to take ibuprofen. Is that safe?

Yes, you can: If you’re taking ibuprofen, after the alcohol consumption, take the lowest dose necessary to alleviate your symptoms. Alcohol can interfere with ibuprofen, making it less effective. Of course, stop drinking altogether while taking medication. See your dentist ASAP for dental treatment. ...Read more

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My dad is very heathy (no drinking or smoking, exercises 5x/wk), he just started taking 2 Advil (ibuprofen) a night and he said it helps him sleep. Healthy?

My dad is very heathy (no drinking or smoking, exercises 5x/wk), he just started taking 2 Advil (ibuprofen) a night and he said it helps him sleep. Healthy?

May be: Is Advil (ibuprofen) of Advil (ibuprofen) PM? Advil (ibuprofen) PM has a sleep aid. Use for a short time, even a few months, is not likely to do harm, but he should see his doctor to get an evaluation and proper treatment. See this site for more information in this drug.
http://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/archives/fdaDrugInfo.cfm?archiveid=10741 ...Read more

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Can I take Advil (ibuprofen) after drinking a cup of beer?

Can I take Advil (ibuprofen) after drinking a cup of beer?

Yes: Advil after one beer is perfectly ok. Tylenol (acetaminophen) after drinking not recommended. Do not drive if you drink! ...Read more

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Can you take Advil (ibuprofen) after drinking cough syrup?

Yes: You can. If you want to shoot me an e-mail click this --> https://www.healthtap.com/experts/12714048-dr-vahe-yetimyan ...Read more

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If I've been drinking alcohol tonight and had my last drink 2hours ago can I take ibuprofen?

If I've been drinking alcohol tonight and had my last drink 2hours ago can I take ibuprofen?

Yes, you can: It is generally safe to take ibuprofen and drink alcohol, however, it is recommended that you limit your alcohol quantity. ...Read more

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Do I have a fever? Simptoms: 100.1° it goes on and off though the day (it started 2 days ago) I took 2 ibuprofen tabs(200mg), drinking lots of water,

See PCP: !00.1 is considered a low grade fever. It could just be a viral infection. Is it accompanied by other symptoms? If the fever does not go away, see your pcp. Tylenol (acetaminophen) maybe better with lots of water. ...Read more

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