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Is Naproxen The Same As Tylenol
Not same: But they are similar (non steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs). Aleve (aka naprosyn/naproxen) is taken twice a day whereas ibuprofen (aka Motrin, Advil) is a med that can be taken every 6 to 8 hours (this 3 or 4 times a day). Both drugs work by reducing the inflammatory response by the body. You should use one or the other, but not both at the same time to reduce risk of GI upset and kidney stress ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
no: Tylenol (acetaminophen) is a pain relieving compound with no anti-inflammatory activity. Aspirin (asa) is also a pain reliever but does have anti-inflammatory powers. Aspirin can cause excess stomach acidity and heartburn while tylenol usually does not due this. They are both available in many forms over the counter but this does not mean they are entirely benign. Ask your doctor. ...Read more
Is it problematic to take hydrocodone, ibuprofen, and naproxen sodium or aspirin at the same time?
Yes: dangerous: Why do you need to take all of this?. Consult with your physician immediately. ...Read more
In a way: Hydrocodine is a misspelling of hydrocodone. Hydrocodone (hydrocodine) is a opioid (narcotic) derived from codeine and thebaine. Hydrocodone (hydrocodine) is indicated for the relief of moderate to moderately severe pain and is available in tablets, capsules and liquid forms in combination with acetaminophen or ibuprofen. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it safe to use ibuprofen (advil), aspirin (bayer), and acetaminophen (tylenol) at the same time?
Hard to say: You neither explain the reason for such use or the age of the patient. It is seldom a good idea to pile on OTC pain or anti-fever meds just because 1 isn't working. An office evaluation and selection of more effective agents would be the suggested plan. You wouldn't want to miss a treatable condition that would get worse while doing so. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not the same: Hi Lucy, Tylenol (acetaminophen) and Ibuprofen do not work the same and the doses do not compare. The amount of pain they reduce will depend on the issue being treated and may vary from person to person. Tylenol (acetaminophen) is well known for treating fevers and headaches, but does not treat inflammation as well as an NSAID like ibuprofen. Always follow prescribed dosing. ...Read more
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