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Is it safe to take 800mg of ibuprofen, after using Biofreeze cream?

Is it safe to take 800mg of ibuprofen, after using Biofreeze cream?

Yes: The active ingredient of most Biofreeze products is menthol. The active ingredient of ibuprofen is a nonspecific COX2 inhibitor. They should complement each other in reducing pain resulting from local inflammation. ...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 safe to take 800mg of ibuprofen every six hours for an extended period of time? What are the side effects?

Is it safe to take 800mg of ibuprofen every six hours for an extended period of time? What are the side effects?

No: It increases the risks of gastrointestinal irritation or erosion of the lining of the stomach. It can cause ulcers. And can put strain on your kidneys. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take 2 800mg of ibuprofen for back pain?

Is it safe to take 2 800mg of ibuprofen for back pain?

Above the`: Recommended dosage, and could cause significant gastric irritation. Ibuprofen is not a drug where if one is good more is better, as there is a therapeutic level above which no further analgesic qualities can be found but only an increase in undesirable side effects. ...Read more

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TTC, I already ovulated, and am 9dpo. Would it be safe to take ibuprofen 800mg for my headaches or can it affect implantation?

TTC, I already ovulated, and am 9dpo. Would it be safe to take ibuprofen 800mg for my headaches or can it affect implantation?

Go ahead: Take the ibuprofen, one time won't make any difference. There is no evidence that NSAIDS interfere with implantation in humans; there are older animal studies where high-dose NSAIDs interfered with ovulation in non-human primates, ...Read more

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Is it safe to take Advil (ibuprofen) 1 hour after taking ibprofin 800mg? Bad toothace

No: Advil and ibuprofen are the same thing. Advil is one of the brand names for ibuprofen. Ibuprofen is the generic name. Doses should be 6 to 8 hours apart. A patient with a tooth ache should ask his dentist about pain medication. Some people say their pain is helped by taking a dose of Tylenol (acetaminophen) (acetominophen) between Advil (ibuprofen) doses. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take expired Advil (ibuprofen)? I heard that the medication becomes less effective.

Is it safe to take expired Advil (ibuprofen)? I heard that the medication becomes less effective.

Expired medications: Medications that are passed their expiration dates can be less effective, or contaminated. Some medications could even decompose into products that can be harmful. It isn't worth the risk to take expired medications, so regularly clear out your medicine cabinet and replace with fresh medications. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take hydrocodone 10/325 2 tabs and 800mg ibuprofen together?

Is it safe to take hydrocodone 10/325 2 tabs and 800mg ibuprofen together?

Probably: That is a lot of strong pain medicine. it really should be used for a short time, best for a week to less than 12 weeks. For acute pain. ...Read more

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Headache. Is it safe to take an ibuprofen? Told it was recalled

Headache. Is it safe to take an ibuprofen? Told it was recalled

Safer than narcotics: Fda website has information http://www. Accessdata. Fda. Gov/scripts/cder/drugsatfda/index. Cfm? Fuseaction=search. Drugdetails

here is list of letters and warnings including most recent letter. Http://www. Accessdata. Fda. Gov/scripts/cder/drugsatfda/index. Cfm? Fuseaction=search. Label_approvalhistory#apphist

over the counter medications does not mean 100% safe. Ask your physician for all meds even otc. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take ibuprofen during the day and nyquil at night?

No danger: Ibuprofen is not usually in the standard nyquil cough relief so as long as both are used based upon the labeled dosages there should not be an issue of overdose or conflict of the medications. ...Read more

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In cases of extreme headaches, is it safe to take two 400mg ibuprofen instead of one?

Yes: Should be fine. Just don't take it more than 3-4 times/day to avoid kidney and GI issues. Avoid Aspirin while taking this much medicine. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take ibuprofen while pregnant?

No: Ibuprofen is an NSAID and you should not take this in pregnancy unless directed by your obstetrician for a few very specific indications. For fever, headaches and pains that you might take Ibuprofen for outside of pregnancy take tylenol (acetaminophen) for in pregnancy unless you are allergic to tylenol (acetaminophen) or have liver disease. Alleve is also not to be taken in pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take Ibuprofen and Tramadol together?

Is it safe to take Ibuprofen and Tramadol together?

No reported problems: Although it sounds safe - if you have a doctor you trust - you should check it out w/ them and let them know how it goes. That's a great way to be a team player in healthcare. Best! ...Read more

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Is it safe to take Diovan (valsartan) with ibuprofen?

Yes: While medications which decrease inflammation like Ibuprofen can lead to salt retention, which in turn can raise blood pressure, practically speaking this is not usually an important problem. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take nabumetone with ibuprofen for pain?

Is it safe to take nabumetone with ibuprofen for pain?

Not together: Taking two non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs can cause gastritis, gastric ulcer, including gastric perforation. So, in general, the answer is no. On the other hand, assumning a single dose of Ibuprofen (800mg), with its half-life of nearly two hours, should be "completely" eliminated in 10 hours. Nabumetone, however, has a half-life of 20-24 hours is not "completely" elimininated for 5 day. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take tegretol and advil (ibuprofen) together?

Is it safe to take tegretol and advil (ibuprofen) together?

Tegretol and Advil (ibuprofen): Yes - there is a minor interaction between Tegretol (carbamazepine) and ibuprofen in the sense that the metabolism of Ibuprofen will be increased so the levels in your system will be lower - meaning you may need to take more Advil. BUT my recommendation - start taking both medications and see if you notice anything. If not - do NOT increase the dose of Ibuprofen (Advil) ...Read more

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Is it safe to take ibuprofen and hydrocodone together, what to do?

Yes, it is safe: They act on different mechanism and are safe to use, as directed, in conjunction. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take 400 mg of ibuprofen with propain forte together?

Is it safe to take 400 mg of ibuprofen with propain forte together?

Yes: They could be taken together, although it would be safer to alternate them 2 hours apart. ...Read more

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If I took loratidine 12 hours ago, is it safe to take ibuprofen pm?

Probably: Loraditine is an antihistamine that does not cause drowsiness. Ibuprofen pm also contains an antihistamine (to make you drowsy). So you would get more antihistamine than intended, but I would still not expect to experience significant side effects. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take colchicine and ibuprofen at the same time for gout?

Is it safe to take colchicine and ibuprofen at the same time for gout?

Yes it is safe: If you have valid prescriptions and are under the management of a physician, yes you can take both medications for gout as there are no contraindications. Just watch out for the side effects of both drugs. Good luck! ...Read more

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Is it safe to take this sleep medicine if I took ibuprofen a few hours ago?

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Is it safe to take this sleep medicine if I took ibuprofen a few hours ago?

Sleep medicine: Ibuprofen is safe with sleep medicines in general, but I wonder what sleep medicine u r referring to? ...Read more

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Is it safe to take Advil (ibuprofen) cold and sinus and then 3 hours later take NyQuil?

Is it safe to take Advil (ibuprofen) cold and sinus and then 3 hours later take NyQuil?

Yes: They are different meds with different effects. NyQuil is antihistamine + cough suppressant. Advil (ibuprofen) is NSAID anti-inflammatory + decongestant. You neglect to identify your symptoms. You might benefit from both, or you might do better with something else. ...Read more

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I am currently prescribed to take 150mg of ranitidine twice daily, is it safe to take 2 200mg of ibuprofen together?

That depends: If you are taking the ranitidine 2x/day for some moderately/severe acid condition, then taking 400mg of the NSAID Ibuprofen may irritate you even further. Your treating physician who knows your case best would be able to tell you what meds are best for you, if you can not reach her/him, tylenol (acetaminophen) would be better option until told otherwise. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take 5mg celexa (citalopram) and 200 my ibuprofen? I wouldn't be taking them at the same time but I would take them in the same day.

Is it safe to take 5mg celexa (citalopram) and 200 my ibuprofen? I wouldn't be taking them at the same time but I would take them in the same day.

Yes: No drug you take is wi thought side effects, however you have to put everything into perspectivesnd why your doctor prescribed the medication. Unless you are pregnant there should be no problem with taking both drugs the same day. You should take Inuprophen with food because of its potential of causing ulcers and bleeding. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take oxycodone with ibuprofen?

Oxycodone and NSAIDS: Yes, it is safe to combine oxycodone and ibuprofen. Both provide pain relief, but by different avenues. Oxycodone is a potent narcotic. Ibuprofen is a non steroidal anti inflammatory. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take ibuprofen alaxan during pregnancy? I'm 5 months preggy

No: Ibuprofen isn't safe in pregnancy. It can cause a valve/hole in baby's heart to close prematurely and can also cause baby's fluid level to diminish. Definitely use tylenol (acetaminophen) for pain control, or speak with your doctor regarding what your taking the medication for? ...Read more

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Is it safe to take gravol (dimenhydrinate) or ibuprofen while taking tetracycline?

Is it safe to take gravol (dimenhydrinate) or ibuprofen while taking tetracycline?

Gravol? Dimenh....?: I studied substance abuse among nj high schools students in newark in late 60's when maryjane, heroine, lsd were rampant, and interestingly alcohol was by far still the most abused drug. It never ceases to amaze me the creativity of youth to come up w new poisons of choice. What a world this may be if that youthful, hyperkinetic schizoid angst---guys, I'm talkin' to you--were re-directed! ...Read more

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