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Aleve and tylenol (acetaminophen) together, safe?

Aleve and tylenol (acetaminophen) together, safe?

If you do: Would consider alternating them, and not taking the maximum allowable dose for each, rather take less 25% less than that. If you have hepatitis or bad liver would not take tylenol; or bad kidney or allergies to anti-inflammatory medicine/aspirin, would not take aleve (naproxen). ...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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Mixing Advil (ibuprofen) and motrin, is this okay?

Mixing Advil (ibuprofen) and motrin, is this okay?

Same med: Since they are the same drug (just different brand names), max dosing is to be watched. 800 mg every 6-8 hours is max for a full sized adult. ...Read more

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Can you alternate tramadol and tylenol (acetaminophen) #3?

Can you alternate tramadol and tylenol (acetaminophen) #3?

Yes: Yes but i would recommend taking one of them since they are both short acting pain medications. ...Read more

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Is mixing Advil (ibuprofen) and oxycodone ok?

Is mixing Advil (ibuprofen) and oxycodone ok?

Yes: This is a good combination to try and limit opiates as long as you have no contraindications to nsaids. ...Read more

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Advil (ibuprofen) and percocet?

No problem: These two medications can be taken together and are often used in combination for acute pain. ...Read more

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Can i take tylenol (acetaminophen) and motrin together?

Can i take tylenol (acetaminophen) and motrin together?

Yes: These are different types of medications and do not interact with each other. Motrin is an NSAID which is both anti-inflammatory and for pain and fever. Tylenol (acetaminophen) is a pain and fever reliever. You should discuss your pain medicine regimen with your doctor. ...Read more

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Can you take tylenol (acetaminophen) and Advil together? Can you take tylenol (acetaminophen) and Advil together?

Can you take tylenol (acetaminophen) and Advil together? Can you take tylenol (acetaminophen) and Advil together?

Don't alternate: I don't recommend that you alternate antipyrectics like tylenol (acetaminophen) and advil. There is too great of a risk of accidentally overdosing one of the medications. It is better to dose the medications based specifically upon your child's weight. Your pediatrician can calculate a dosage range based upon weight. (this is often different that what you see on the bottle). ...Read more

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Combining tylenol (acetaminophen) and hydrocodone, is this okay?

Combination: Yes this is possible. Many preparations have this combination eg lortab, norco, xodol you have to be careful not to use more than 350mg tylenol (acetaminophen). New fda guideline limits tylenol (acetaminophen) component to no more than 350mg. ...Read more

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Can you take naproxen and tylenol (acetaminophen) together?

Can you take naproxen and tylenol (acetaminophen) together?

Yes: The advice is not to take two nsaids together, but tylenol (acetaminophen) is not a NSAID so it can be taken with Naproxen an nsaid. We often add tylenol (acetaminophen) to an NSAID help improve pain relief. ...Read more

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Is mixing cocaine and Advil (ibuprofen) dangerous?

Is mixing cocaine and Advil (ibuprofen) dangerous?

Yes: Mixing cocaine with anything or for that matter using cocaine at all can be dangerous. If you have difficulty stopping using, help is available. Contact your local Narcotics, Cocaine or Alcoholics anonymous chapter or the substance abuse hotline 1-800-662-HELP (4357). Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Tylenol (Definition)

Acetaminophen (tylenol) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory which is a ...Read more


Dr. Alvin Stein
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Acetaminophen (Definition)

Acetaminophen (tylenol) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory which is a ...Read more