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Is it ok to take Advil (ibuprofen) everyday 400 mg?

Is it ok to take Advil (ibuprofen) everyday 400 mg?

Probably: BUT why is the question? What hurts? Get evaluated and fix the problem. ...Read more

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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Is it ok to take Advil (ibuprofen) with kexpro?

Is it ok to take Advil (ibuprofen) with kexpro?

See below: What is "kexpro"? I'm not aware of a drug with this name. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take advil (ibuprofen) daily? If not, what can I substitute with?

Is it ok to take advil (ibuprofen) daily? If not, what can I substitute with?

What for?: Depends on what you are taking the Advil (ibuprofen) for? Taking daily Advil (ibuprofen) could cause rebound headaches for example. It could also affect your kidneys especially if you had a condition that can affect those as well (like diabetes or hypertension for example).Depending on what type of pain you are taking it for will determine alternative treatments. See your doctor for evaluation and management of your pain ...Read more

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I tool Allegra 12 hour about 7 hours ago. Is it ok to take Advil (ibuprofen) PM now?

I tool Allegra 12 hour about 7 hours ago. Is it ok to take Advil (ibuprofen) PM now?

Yes: But read the labels carefully, don't exceed recommend dosage, remember you're taking 2 forms of antihistamines, so don't exceed the dosages, keep the advil (ibuprofen) pm at night, and better no allegra at nighttime, good luck ...Read more

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Is it ok to take Advil in the morning, multivitamin with lunch or dinner and then solodyn (minocycline) later in the evening before bed?

How long?: How long do you intend to take advil (ibuprofen). Taking advil (ibuprofen) for an extended period of time can lead to a stomach irritation and eventually an ulcer. Please talk to your doctor about how long to take advil (ibuprofen)? ...Read more

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I have a headache after having severe diarrhea yesterday. Is it ok to take Advil (ibuprofen) or will it upset my system?

Dehydration: Try drinking a lot of water and taking some soup or broth. That will help resolve your headache because most likely it's due to dehydration. Sometimes a virus can cause a headache and diarrheal type illness but I would try REHYDRATING first. I think that will get you some relief! Advil (ibuprofen) or Motrin could be damaging to the kidneys in a dehydrated state-so that's another reason I would want hydration ...Read more

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Is it ok to take Advil (ibuprofen) and omeprazole and amlodipine in a day?

Is it ok to take Advil (ibuprofen) and omeprazole and amlodipine in a day?

Yes: These medications should be safe together. Always check with your pharmacist about drug interactions especially with over the counter meds. ...Read more

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I was prescribed 10mg amitriptyline at bedtime for migraines. Is it ok to take Advil (ibuprofen) if I have a headache?

I was prescribed 10mg amitriptyline at bedtime for migraines. Is it ok to take Advil (ibuprofen) if I have a headache?

No issue: But your dose of amitriptyline is really too low to prevent headaches, and you will need to slowly increase, to tolerate the forthcoming side effects, but the benefits will be best noted at 150 mg daily, or higher. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take Advil/Tylenol, or any pain reliever for migraines, while on the pill? I am on COC called Micropil.

Is it ok to take Advil/Tylenol, or any pain reliever for migraines, while on the pill? I am on COC called Micropil.

Yes: Hi Sara, Both Advil and Tylenol are safe to take while on a COC. If you take Advil, make sure you take it with food and a full glass of water to avoid stomach upset. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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