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Mixing Tylenol And Ibuprofen
Do pharmaceutical companies make an alternative to percocet, such as mixing the pain medication with ibuprofen instead of Tylenol to save the liver?
Ibu could be worse: Acetaminophen, when taken at appropriate doses in a adult (no more than 3000mg in 24 hours) has fewer potential adverse effects than ibuprofen and is the preferred pain medication even in patients with liver cirrhosis (though typically capped at 2000mg daily in these cases). Over-dosing can indeed cause liver damage, but prolonged use at normal doses is safe in otherwise healthy adults. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Can you take 1 ibuprofen 600mg 4-5 hours after taking 2 extra strength tylenols that are not working well?
Yes: But don't do this on a regular basis. Normally, it's recommended that you take 4 tabs of Ibuprofen 600 mg a day and 4-6 tablets of tylenol 500 mg a day. So if you combine both, i'd suggest 2 each of the tylenol and Ibuprofen per day on alternating doses. Don't drink alcohol with it. Drink lots of liquids. If you develop stomach upset, nausea, vomiting or fever, go see yourdr take care! ...Read more
Both! Neither!: Ibuprofen is an nsaid, useful to relieve pain, fever & inflammation. Naproxen is a similar drug, also available w/o prescription. Tylenol is a brand of acetaminophen, useful to relieve pain & fever but has no anti-inflammatory properties. Ibuprofen & Acetaminophen can be used together; Naproxen & acetaminophen, too. But never take both Ibuprofen & Naproxen together. Nsaids can damage kidneys, incr. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
NO: You must be aware that taking analgesics constantly makes you dependent on them and usually the body gets tolerant to their effect. ...Read more
See details: You can take this combination up to 3 times daily with meals. ...Read more
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Why: Before that question is answered i would like to know why you ask. ...Read more
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