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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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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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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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Advil (Definition)

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