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Is it ok to take paracetamol and ibuprufon an hour after each other?

Is it ok to take paracetamol and ibuprufon an hour after each other?

Yes: Yes it is safe to do that. They work by different mechanisms and have little adverse interactions with each other. ...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 you take both paracetamol and ibuprofen by alternating?

Can you take both paracetamol and ibuprofen by alternating?

Yes: You certainly can. In doing so you reduce the risk of side effects of each medication as you are taking a smaller daily dose. ...Read more

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Could it be healthy to take ibuprofen on top of paracetamol?

Could it be healthy to take ibuprofen on top of paracetamol?

Yes: Paracetamol is tylenol (acetaminophen). It works by different mechanisms than ibuprofen. Be sure however to keep daily dosage of tylenol (acetaminophen) to less than 4000mg - ideally less than 2000mg for extended use. I would suggest alternating them - thereby reducing the side effects of either. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Can i take paracetamol if im allergic to ibuprofen?

Can i take paracetamol if im allergic to ibuprofen?

Probably.: Most people who are allergic to Ibuprofen or related medications can tolerate paracetamol (acetaminophen). However, not every body can. Being allergic to Ibuprofen makes it more likely that you are going to react to other anti-inflammatory medications of the NSAID group, but not necessarily to all. The most likely other medication you may react to would be naproxen. ...Read more

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Can i take ponstan with paracetamol? I assume i can't take ponstan with ibuprofen?

Call your pharmacist: Your pharmacist can give you definitive information on drug-drug interactions, and combinations regarding safety issues. It's readily available, and at their fingertips. So don't delay. You'll be happy that you called. ...Read more

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Can i take paracetamol or ibuprofen with rasperry ketones?

Can i take paracetamol or ibuprofen with rasperry ketones?

Backpain: For back pain paracetamol or ibuproffin is okay. You must know the cause of your back pain. There are many causes. Too much paracetamol like more than 4 to 8 tabs a day is liver toxic. Ibuproffin can affect GI tract. ...Read more

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Can I take other medication with paracetamol ie ibuprofen ?

Yes: Paracetamol is tylenol (acetaminophen). It works by different mechanisms than ibuprofen. Be sure however to keep daily dosage of tylenol (acetaminophen) to less than 4000mg - ideally less than 2000mg for extended use. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Dr. Alvin Stein
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Acetaminophen (Definition)

Acetaminophen (tylenol) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory which is a ...Read more