Top
10
Doctor insights on: Is Advil Safe To Take All The Time For Pain

Share
1

1
Is Advil (ibuprofen) safe to take all the time for pain?

Is Advil (ibuprofen) safe to take all the time for pain?

Not agood idea: Probably not a good idea since it may cause gastrointestinal upset, GI bleeding, cardiac problems and especially kidney toxicity. You should seek medical advice as to why you are in need of a medicine for pain relief. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer

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


2

2
Is it safe to take Advil cold and sinus and Zantac (ranitidine) at the same time?

Is it safe to take Advil cold and sinus and Zantac (ranitidine) at the same time?

Probably: There is nothing in the medical literature abut a major drug interaction, but minor drug interactions are possible. Prob best advice is to not take them at the same time, separate but at least 1-2 hours. ...Read more

4

4
Is it safe to take Advil (ibuprofen) multiple times a day if I was prescribed 500 mgs of naproxen every 6 hours? I am worried because the bottle of Advil (ibuprofen) says no

 Is it safe to take Advil (ibuprofen) multiple times a day if I was prescribed 500 mgs of naproxen every 6 hours? I am worried because the bottle of Advil (ibuprofen) says no

Advil (ibuprofen) + Naproxen: Both of these meds are considered NSAIDS which are notorious for causing GI problems (stomach bleeding), The maximum dose of Ibuprofen is 3.2 g, and Naproxen 1.5g daily. Do the math. There are other better ways of managing pain than taking same meds-NSAIDs. You need to consult with a doctor that specializes in pain for more information and medication adjustment. ...Read more

7

7
I have strep throat and the doctor prescribed me amoxicillin , is it safe to take Advil (ibuprofen) at the same time for the pain?

I have strep throat and the doctor prescribed me amoxicillin , is it safe to take Advil (ibuprofen) at the same time for the pain?

Yes!: Advil or tylenol (acetaminophen) would be perfectly appropriate to help your pain . They will not interfere with the amoxil. Salt water gargles and cholaseptic spray will also help. Lots of warm liquids. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
10

10
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

See 2 more doctor answers
Dr. Heidi Fowler
1,691 doctors shared insights

Advil (Definition)

Advil ...Read more