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If Taking An Antibiotic Can I Take Ibuprofen Too
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
Yes: Make sure your stomach is not empty to avoid irritation or even ulcer. ...Read more
Advil (ibuprofen): Yes unless there is a specific contraindication you cannot, please see an md. ...Read more
Advil (ibuprofen): Unless there is a specific contraindication you should be fine. ...Read more
Yes you can: Yes you can take ibuprophen while you are taking antibiotics. ...Read more
Yes it is ok: Yes it is ok.Get a more detailed answer ›
If you need it: You can take advil (ibuprofen) along with antibiotics without any additional risks. Each drug will carry its own individual risks for side effects and toxicities which will be unchanged. The advil (ibuprofen) can cause stomach inflammation, increase in blood pressure and fluid retention etc. ...Read more
Usually: Under normal circumstances but ask your doctor first. ...Read more
I take antibiotics twice a day. I also have to take amitryiptyline at night before I got to bed so it ok to take an ibuprofen right now? (by itself)
Can I take ibuprofen or Advil for a headache if I'm on antibiotics for a uti? I'm taking amox tr-k
I am taking ibuprofen to treat pericarditis, but now it seems I have strep throat. Can I take ibuprofen and antibiotics at the same time?
My son is taking vicoprofen (hydrocodone and ibuprofen) and antibiotics after wisdom teeth removal, he's had a fever I'd like to know if he can take an extra tablet of just ibup.
Call the office: An elevated body temperature might occur during the first day or two. Be sure to have him drink plenty of fluids and get out of bed to walk around two or three times a day. If fever persists you need to call the surgeon's office. If there is to increase the dose of any meds also consult with the prescribing doctor. ...Read more
I've been given antibiotics for an abscess along with ibuprofen and paracetamol. Can I take all three of these medications at the same time?
Hi doctor, my dentist gave me a antibiotic and asked me to take ibuprofen if I have pain. It is safe to take both together?
Yes: You can take both together but as long as you are not taking other medications. If your are taking more meds, consult with your pharmacist. The dentist gave you an antibiotic because you have an infection. You need to be sure to return to the dentist because an antibiotic is temporary help. You need to treat the offending tooth. ...Read more
I got 2 antibiotic shots yesterday for strep throat. I was told to take ibuprofen when needed. I want to know if I can smoke a menthol or not?
Smoking: You can smoke but may reduce healing time ...Read more
I have an ear infection, not from a cold been using ear drops and ibuprofen and that has helped. Will it go away or will I have to take antibiotics?
I have a fever of 102.1 and I am taking ibuprofen and antibiotics. Why isn't my fever decreasing?
Infection: You may have an infection somewhere. You should get evaluated. ...Read more
How much time gap should we have between an antibiotic and Advil (ibuprofen). I have a 21 month son?
YOU DO NOT HAVE TO: Space them, as long as it is being given at the correct dose. ...Read more
I think the overuse of antibiotics and ibuprofen over the years caused my hyperplastic polyps. Am I wrong to think so? Found lesions in small intestin
I have had a toothache since Monday. On Wednesday, the dentist started me on antibiotics and gave me ibuprofen. It's now Friday morning and the swelli?
Infection: Dental infections can take 10-14 days to resolve. Call your private dentist: NOW! ...Read more
Felt fine after antibiotic and antiviral took 1 hour ago. Advil (ibuprofen) soft gel made me puke 10minutes later. Were my medications absorbed or puked?
Likely Yes: If you did not notice large pill fragments in your vomit, then 1 hour likely was enough time to absorb much of your pills. I hope you feel better! ...Read more
My son has been having on and off fever all day, he just had his antibiotics a half hour ago, is it safe to give him children's Advil (ibuprofen) right now?
Yes: You can give fever meds without worry. They do not interfere with the effectiveness of the antibiotic.Try not to give fever meds more often than they are due, 6 hours on advil or 4 on tylenol (acetaminophen). I do not wake kids for fever meds and I don't necessarily use them if the kid is playful and drinking well. ...Read more
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