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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 had a reaction to advil can i take aleve (naproxen)? rear

I had a reaction to advil can i take aleve (naproxen)?            rear

No: No if it is true allergy you can not take aleve, (naproxen)as it belongs to the group of Non Stroidals .You did not describe the symptoms of the allergic reaction.anyway consult your doctor and discuss what kind of allergic symptoms you had to establish your allergy to Advil You also can not take Aspirin if you have true allergy to Advil ...Read more

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I fell and hit my tail bone and back. This morning at 11am I took 4 Advil can I take 2 Aleve (naproxen) now.

I fell and hit my tail bone and back.  This morning at 11am I took 4 Advil can I take 2 Aleve (naproxen) now.

Yes: Yes you can but it much better to pick one of those and stay with that one. Stop mixing 2 different NSAIDs. ...Read more

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Can I take advil while taking cepfodoxime? Thank you!

Can I take advil while taking cepfodoxime?  Thank you!

Drug interactions: I found on drug-drug interactions btwn Advil (brand of ibuprofen, an anti-inflammatory pain medication) and Cefpodoxime (a cephalosporin-class antibiotic) at https://www.drugs.com/interactions-check.php?drug_list=552-0,1310-782. But be sure to read about potential side effects of each, especially gastritis from former, and vaginal yeast infection & diarrhea from latter. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take 3 advil (ibuprofen)?

Is it ok to take 3 advil (ibuprofen)?

Yes: That is an acceptable dose to take at one time. Try to make sure you take it with food to minimize GI irritation. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take expired advil (ibuprofen)? (03/12)

Is it ok to take expired advil (ibuprofen)? (03/12)

Expired med: If expiration is 3/12 (end of march 2012) is just a few days experied. Won't be a problem. ...Read more

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If I took one Advil 200mg capsule can I also take DayQuil?

If I took one Advil 200mg capsule can I also take DayQuil?

Yes: you can, and watch for different dayquil(s), at any rate none interacts with advil ...Read more

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How much Advil (ibuprofen) is too much to take?

How much Advil (ibuprofen) is too much to take?

See below: No more than 2, 400 mg/24 hours for an idealized 70 kg person. ...Read more

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How many Advil (ibuprofen) would it take to OD?

How many Advil (ibuprofen) would it take to OD?

Variable: based on your bod chemistry, the biggest problem is renal failure from over use unlike opiates that cause you to stop breathing. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take Advil (ibuprofen) with kexpro?

Is it ok to take Advil (ibuprofen) with kexpro?

See below: What is "kexpro"? I'm not aware of a drug with this name. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take Advil (ibuprofen) everyday 400 mg?

Is it ok to take Advil (ibuprofen) everyday 400 mg?

Probably: BUT why is the question?
What hurts?
Get evaluated and fix the problem. ...Read more

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Don?T want to take it but how much is too much advil (ibuprofen)?

2tab three a day: Advil (ibuprofen) is Ibuprofen with sugar coated it come in different forms, every tablet of advil (ibuprofen) contain 200 mg of Ibuprofen it could used up 4 times a day, even for kids come as drops be careful follow your doctor advice for the amount you use, it reduce fever and swelling and reduce swelling in the joints. ...Read more

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Is taking Advil (ibuprofen) bad for you of you take it everyday ?

Is taking Advil (ibuprofen) bad for you of you take it everyday ?

Almost certainly yes: Advil (ibuprofen) is an anti-inflammatory with certain side effects including heart burn, gastritis and ulcer if you take it long term. Also buildup of cardiovascular disease has also been a concern with all anti-inflammatory medicines taken long term. ...Read more

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Can i take Advil (ibuprofen) and penicilin?

Yes: There should be no issues with that combination. ...Read more

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Is Advil (ibuprofen) safe to take if preganant?

Tyloenol: Try and stick with tylenol (acetaminophen) which has been considered safe for a long time during pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can you take Advil (ibuprofen) if you had clariton d?

Advil (ibuprofen): Yes you can take both in prescribed or recommended amounts and if no contraindications. ...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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Advil/Z-pack okay to take together?

Advil/Z-pack okay to take together?

Medication ?: yes no problem. Let someone know if that doesn't help. ...Read more

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Is it okay to take serax and Advil (ibuprofen) simultaneously?

Is it okay to take serax and Advil (ibuprofen) simultaneously?

SHOULD BE: I do not know any contraindications. Serax is the brand name for Oxazepam which is a benzodiazepine and advil (ibuprofen) is Ibuprofen and analgesic in the non steroidal anti inflammatory class. ...Read more

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Can you take Advil with Paxil (paroxetine) 10 mg?

Can you take Advil with Paxil (paroxetine) 10 mg?

Possible interaction: see : http://www.drugs.com/interactions-check.php?drug_list=1310-782,1800-1156

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Can i take Advil pm with biaxin (clarithromycin)?

Yes: Per interactions checking, no significant dangerous interactions are reported. However, Ibuprofen and biaxin (clarithromycin) can both cause stomach upset. ...Read more

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Can you take Ambien (zolpidem) and Advil together?

yes: In my practice I have many patients taking Ambien (zolpidem) to sleep who also take some form of anti-inflammatory medicine for arthritis or other joint pain, and do well. Please discuss this in detail with your treating physician for specific answers to your situation. ...Read more

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Can you take Advil with 5mg lexapro (escitalopram)?

Can you take Advil with 5mg lexapro (escitalopram)?

A drug interaction: Checker shows that combining advil and Lexapro (escitalopram) can ^ bleeding risk. This is a relative contraindication. I would discuss it with your physician. ...Read more

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Can i take Advil and celebrex (celecoxib) together?

Can i take Advil and celebrex (celecoxib) together?

Advil (ibuprofen): Both are nsaids. So there is an increase chance of side effects, primarily gi. Although I do have patients who take Celebrex (celecoxib) daily for arthritis and use Ibuprofen sparingly for headaches. ...Read more

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