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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
I developed hives all over my body; could it be from too much ibuprofen? I took some antihistamines (3)
Not necessarily: Ibuprofen allergy can cause hives and it is mostly not dose dependent. However there may also be many other causes for hives and viral infection one of the more common ones. If antihistamine does not help. Consult your doctor but be sure not to take any more ibuprofen until proven otherwise. Other types of NSAID can usually be tolerated if you turn out to be allergic to ibuprofen. ...Read more
there are no significant interactions.
Yes: They can safely be given together in most situations to an otherwise healthy toddler. ...Read more
Took benadryl (diphenhydramine) about 48hrs ago. Is that out of my system by now to take ibuprofen pm?
No it is not: No it is not as it will cause increased sedation and increses the risk of stomach bleeding due to ibuprophen. ...Read more
I was kissing last night and my lips swelled up. I used ice and took a Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and ibuprofen. They're still swollen What's going on?
About 5 hours ago I took a 50 mg benadryl, (diphenhydramine) and about 2 hours ago took 3 ibuprofen is it safe to drink alcohol?
Get mild hives from motrin, aspirin; will I also get them from tylenol (acetaminophen)? Had hives, flushing 8 hrs after tyl but off antihistamines & itchy anyway.
I can't take ibuprofen or Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and I need something to relax my legs at night. Anything like a supplement I could try? Don't really want a prescri
I have been treating my 4 year old for a cold flu type virus she had ibuprofen at 9 pm and Benadryl (diphenhydramine) at 1030 mucin ex dm at 11 I thought I was giving T?
My 4 year old is taking Benadryl (diphenhydramine) for an ibuprofen allergic reaction in his eye. 24 hours later, there is little improvement. What do I do next?
My mother in law took Ibuprofen 800. Ate some avocado and has having an allergic reaction can she now take Benadryl (diphenhydramine)?
My 8 year old has had a headache (mostly back of head) and red watery eyes for two days, ibuprofen and Benadryl (diphenhydramine) don't help should she see the dr?
My husband doctor has him taking a Z pack and Amox-Clav 875mg and Benadryl (diphenhydramine). He has a huge headache and wants to take an 800 mg ibuprofen. Can he?
Yes, if/ Headache: If he is not allergic and has no bleeding, kidney, or liver problems, yes, he can. Does he have a sinus infection or is the headache so bad it could be something worse like meningitis, encephalitis, spontaneous hemorrhage...? Does he have fever and cold symptoms? Does he have sputum production or facial pain? He can also rinse out his sinuses with sterile saline drops/spray to help. ...Read more
Wasp sting on toe. Took benadryl, (diphenhydramine) ibuprofen, ice. After 48 hours, toe is pain-free but top of foot is swollen. No other symptoms. How long til er?
She was stung by common nettles - a huge amount of them but they pain hasn't subsided over 4 hours despite anti histamine cream, cold bath and aloe Vera and ibuprofen - should pain still be felt after this amount of time?
Age for submissions: I am sorry but Health Tap requires you to be at least 16 years old to submit a question. You can have an adult or someone who is 15 or older submit a question for you. ...Read more
I've taken 2 caritins within 6 hrs. Its not working can I take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or Advil congestion and allergy relief?
Overmedicating: You have already taken twice the daily maximum dose of an anti-histamine. It is very unlikely that any more anti-histamine will make any difference other than over medicating you. ...Read more
Meds: Yes no significant reaction.Get a more detailed answer ›