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Is It Ok To Take 2 Tablets Of Advil At Once
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: The safety profile of this med is very forgiving.Unfortunately taking more doesn't give you better benefit.It is just so free of side effects it doesn't approach the downside of older antihistimines. ...Read more
If I take 1 arthrotec 75mg tablet is it ok to take 2 tylenol (acetaminophen) arthritis 650mg tablets at the same time?
Unnecessary risk.: Nyquil (acetaminophen, dextromethorphan, doxylamine, pseudoephedrine); advil pm (diphenhydramine, ibuprofen). Diphenhydramine together with doxylamine may increase drowsiness, blurred vision, dry mouth, flushing, decreased sweating, difficulty urinating, abdominal cramping, constipation, rapid heart beats, confusion, and memory problems. Take one or the other. Best regards. ...Read more
Generally Yes: This should not be a problem.Get a more detailed answer ›
When taking naproxen, it says not to take indigestion tablets 2 hours before or after your dose. Is it safe to take indigestion tablets after 2 hours?
Is it ok to take a propranolol while on 10mg of celexa (citalopram)? Also is it ok to take a 200mg of ibprofen? Not all at once.
Is it safe to take arthrotec (diclofenac and misoprostol) and 650mg acetaminophen at the same time or does it need to be spaced out a certain amount of time? Thanks!
Is it possible to take 2 of the 50 mg diclofenac sodium tablets at one time if taken every 8 hours?
Yes if..: no kidney disease or ulcers , take with food, never smoke ...Read more
Yes: Antibiotics and multivitamins do not interact per se, unless you get GI upset from both. There are, however, lots of studies suggesting multivitamins are not beneficial to a large portion if the population. You should speak with your doctor. ...Read more
Is it ok to take multi viatimins and zinc supplements at the same time, or is that just over-doing it?
Probably: If you eat a balanced diet, extra vitamins are not usually needed. If you have a poor diet, a multivitamin can help. Unless you have a proven deficiency, taking more is not helpful, and can be toxic. I give zinc to patients who have wound healing problems and a deficiency, but even in these cases 2 weeks is often enough time to get this treated. Consult a nutritionist for specifics in your case. ...Read more
No: Both medications are in the same class - anti-histamines. ...Read more
Is it okay to take multi viatimins and zinc supplements at the same time, or is that just over-doing it?
It's OK as long as: Zinc has many benefits but you can have too much of anything. It depends on the dosage and form but generally it is considered safe to take 40 mg/day. The concern with higher doses is copper deficiency; if you take 1 mg of copper for each 15 mg of zinc it is safe to take more and higher doses are needed for some conditions. See http://ods.Od.Nih.Gov/factsheets/zinc-healthprofessional/. ...Read more
NyQuil Aleve (naproxen): Both can be taken together.Get a more detailed answer ›
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