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Can i take vicodin 5/500 n ibuprofen 800 together?

Can i take vicodin 5/500 n ibuprofen 800  together?

Yes: I know this online forum is here to answer questions but i think it's also imperative that patients tell their physicians everything they're taking. And buy all their medications from same pharmacy so pharmacist can look for interactions too (doc should do so too). And in this day & age, patients have same access to drug interaction database as physicians. Yes, vicodin & Ibuprofen can be taken tog. ...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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Can i take vicodin with atavan and advil (ibuprofen)?

Can i take vicodin with atavan and advil (ibuprofen)?

yes: But only if recommended and prescribed by a licensed physician. ...Read more

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Can i take a vicodin if i took a Advil (ibuprofen) sinus and cold 2 hours ago?

Can i take a vicodin if i took a Advil (ibuprofen) sinus and cold 2 hours ago?

Vicodin and Advil (ibuprofen) : Sounds to me like you have taken this before. Did it work before? This could be a little much , dependingon how much you have taken. Again, talk with your doctor , as this may become a habit and may cause side effects between the 2 meds together. ...Read more

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I have a sharp pain in my right side/back that won't go away. I took one vicodin/ibuprofen 4 hours ago and still have the pain. What to do?

I have a sharp pain in my right side/back that won't go away.  I took one vicodin/ibuprofen 4 hours ago and still have the pain.  What to do?

Could be your back: Back pain can have refer pain to that area. You need to see a doctor to get a full exam and possible radiology study . If it is the back problem, there's several options to treat, including physical therapy, stretch exercise, trigger point injection etc. ...Read more

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Please help, how much ibuprofen is equivalent to vicodin?

Different drugs: There is no equivalent relationship. One is a narcotic that depletes the neurotransmitters while it works in your body and the other is a non steroidal anti inflammatory that has a side effect of pain relief. Find the cause of your pain and treat that instead of treating the symptom of pain and you will get better and not need the meds. ...Read more

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Help please! is an 800 mg ibuprofen tablet almost the same as vicodin?

Ibuprofen: Ibuprofen is an anti-inflammatory medication. Vicodin is a combination of hydrocodone and tylenol (acetaminophen). They are both used as pain killers. ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to take Advil (ibuprofen) and vicodin at the same time?

Yes: Advil (ibuprofen) is a non steroidal anti-inflammatory medication. Vicodin is a combination of hydrocodone and acetaminophen. It is possible to take them together. However, you need to take them with physician instruction. ...Read more

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Doctor have me vicodin and ibuprofen. Should i take them together?

Doctor have me vicodin and ibuprofen. Should i take them together?

No problem: You may want to stagger them to benefit from the effects, but there is no problem taking them together. Vicodin has Acetaminophen in it along with hydrocodone. Each of these medications, and ibuprofen, have differen mechanisms of action and work in different places, so you shouldnt have any problem taking them together. ...Read more

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Can i take 3 advil (ibuprofen) pm for my severe back pain if i took vicodin three hours ago?

Back Pain, Vicodin: Of course, you need relief from back pain. Reflect upon about history of back pain given to your Physician, X-ray or MRI findings, possible causes of your back pain, stresses in your life contributing to pain, diagnosis, treatment discussed -Pain Management ,Medication, P.T. and Therapy. See an Orthopedic Physician and a Psychiatrist. Use Music, Breathing Relaxation, Visual Imagery and Meditation. ...Read more

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Is it safe to simultaneously take penicillin, ibuprofen and vicodin?

Under doctor's care: It is safe for most people to take these drugs together if under a doctor's care. Only a doctor can determine is this is safe based upon your past health history and current medications. ...Read more

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Had 4 teeth extracted yesterday was prescribed ibuprofen 600mg n vicodin can I take both at one time?

Had 4 teeth extracted yesterday was prescribed ibuprofen 600mg n vicodin can I take both at one time?

Potentially: You must call your doctor to confirm. Vicodin and ibuprofen can be taken together if the individual is on no other medications, has no other health problems, and was prescribed a specific dosing regiment by a treating doctor. ...Read more

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Can i take toradol and vicodin together? I have horrible back pain and ibuprofen isnt helping any

Work w/ doctor: The combo is not risky for interaction but you need to seek non-dependency forming solutions if possible. Try to find PT exercise, massage, support, meditation, etc to build a life style that will last for years. It's worth the effort - really. Best! ...Read more

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Help I'm dying of pain. I've had front hip pain on and off for a year. Some days I'm fine other days I'm in severe pain...Vicodin and ibuprofen aren't?

Hip pain: You need to see an orthopedic surgeon and a Pain doctor. Medication management in the current toxic is going to be very difficult - the negative view on opioids that is being manifested prevents folks like you from getting proper care for pain. ...Read more

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