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Is It Okay To Take Advil And Percocet Together
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
Possibly: It depends on the particular clinical pain issue (s) and the reason(s) for taking the pain medications. As long as there are no kidney or liver issues, it should be fine. It is necessary to stay within the recommended dosages /frequency of use and avoid using this combination of medications for more than a few days. ...Read more
Simplify regimen: Ideally you should take only one analgesic at a time. Percocet is a combination of oxycodone and tylenol. Advil is ibuprofen, a different medication.Try to use as little Percocet as possible and only if you really need it for severe pain to avoid dependence and tolerance. If the pain is milder and you do not suffer from ulcers, kidney disease or are in anticoagulants, it is ok to use advil instead. ...Read more
Yes: Percocet is the brand name for a medication which contains Acetaminophen (brand name tylenol) and oxycodone, an opiate analgesic or narcotic medication. Advil is the brand name for ibuprofen, a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medication. Caution needs to be used in how much of each of these medications you take. ...Read more
Hi I'm taking Percocet forms herniated lumbar disc. Im having & am wondering if it's ok to take Advil 800 mg along side Percocet ?
No drug interactions: There are no drug interactions between these two medications. However, please be aware that Advil is an aspirin based medication, and the more you take, the greater the risk of GI side-effects like stomach ulcers, etc . . . Since you are being prescribed percocet already, please contact your doctor, to inform him/her of your desire to add Advil--to be sure that they are in agreement. Good luck ...Read more
Which is better for body in long run for managing severe cramps with endo: round clock800 mg advil or OCCASIONAL percocet replacing several advil?
Hard to say: There are risks for both approaches. The risk of using controlled substances seems greater and I usually recommend the 800 mg advil three times a day for the duration of the menstrual cycle. If this is longer than 1 week each month then further consideration should be given to the regimen ...Read more
11d post vasectomy. Alternating percocet, Advil 400mg, & taking herbal baths (uva ursi, marigold, witch hazel). Is pain/swelling normal for this long?
Highly variable...: Post-vasectomy pain/swelling varies greatly from virtually painless with no swelling to severely painful with a huge swelling; the degree and frequency of such wide variation seems reflecting surgeons' skill. . Nonetheless, such situation is acceptable as long as improving surely ; slowly day by day. How long does it take to resolve? Occasionally, maybe up to 2-4 weeks. So, wait and see, ; ... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can you take ibuprofen and percocet together? Maybe ibuprofen between percocet dosages? Thank you!
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