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Can i take Advil (ibuprofen) pm and Prozac together?

Can i take Advil (ibuprofen) pm and Prozac together?

There is a moderate: Contraindication. Advil (ibuprofen) pm ; Prozac use (together) can ^ risk for dizziness, sedation, v concentration, ; impaired judgment as well as ^ 'ing bleeding risks. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Fluoxetine (Definition)

Fluoxetine (brand prozac) is an antidepressant in the class known as serotonin selective reuptake inhibitors aka ssris. Fda approved in 1987 for the treatment of major depressive disorder. Subsequently approved for obsessive compulsive disorder, bulimia nervosa, panic disorder, and premenstrual dysphoric disorder. Significantly safer and much better ...Read more


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I take 40 mg of Prozac (fluoxetine) daily is it ok to take 800 mg of ibuprofen?

I take 40 mg of Prozac (fluoxetine) daily is it ok to take 800 mg of ibuprofen?

Probably: Lot's of people probably do this, but it is not recommended as there is potential to precipitate the serotonin syndrome. If it is just a one time dose and you try to minimize the NSAID dose should probably be ok. ...Read more

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I have a migraine. Can i take ibuprofen if i'm currently taking prozac (fluoxetine)?

I have a migraine. Can i take ibuprofen if i'm currently taking prozac (fluoxetine)?

Prozac (fluoxetine) and ibuprofen: There is no interaction between Prozac (fluoxetine) and ibuprofen.You do need to be careful about interactions between the triptans given for migraines and all drugs in the same class as Prozac (fluoxetine) (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors). ...Read more

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Is it safe to take 800 mg ibuprofen and 20 mg prozac (fluoxetine)?

Is it safe to take 800 mg ibuprofen and 20 mg prozac (fluoxetine)?

Increased risk: Increased risk of GI bleed and easy bruising and bleeding have been associated with Prozac and NSAID combinations but non with tylenol (acetaminophen). ...Read more

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I take 10 mg of prozac (fluoxetine) a day. I get bad headaches from it. Am I allowed to take ibuprofen for the headaches? Are there any interactions btwn the two?

I take 10 mg of prozac (fluoxetine) a day. I get bad headaches from it. Am I allowed to take ibuprofen for the headaches? Are there any interactions btwn the two?

Ask your doctor: You should ask your doctor for the clearance to take other medications (even over the counters) while on Prozac (fluoxetine). Well, actually interesting you should ask because in fact, there are significant interactions which can cause either an increase in bleeding complications due to the ibuprofen or increased toxicity of the Prozac (fluoxetine). The combination should be closely monitored in general. Check with Doctor ...Read more

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Does Prozac have ingredients in it that are similar to Advil (ibuprofen)?

Does Prozac have ingredients in it that are similar to Advil (ibuprofen)?

No: The answer is still no. You've asked the same question, just in a different way. Advil (ibuprofen) and Prozac are nothing alike and cannot be substituted for one another. They are completely different drugs. ...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


Dr. Alan Ali
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Prozac (Definition)

Prozac is a serotonin reuptake blocker which is a kind of ...Read more