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Pain pill about 2 hours ago. Can I take ibuprofen now?

Pain pill about 2 hours ago. Can I take ibuprofen now?

Depends: Which pain pill? If it was a different NSAID i would recommend no. ...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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Can i take ibuprofen 800mg now after i already taken naproxen 2 hours ago for my tooth ache?

Can i take ibuprofen 800mg now after i already taken naproxen 2 hours ago for my tooth ache?

No: These two medications are closely related so do not take both of them together. If you are experiencing severe pain please call your dentist ASAP. ...Read more

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I took acetaminophen about 2 hours ago can I take my rantidine now ?

I took acetaminophen about 2 hours ago can I take my rantidine now ?

Yes.: it is a sufficient amount of time that has passed to avoid any potential interaction or absorption issues. ...Read more

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I took a 5mg morphine pill 2 hours ago. Can I take ibuprofen with it?

I took a 5mg morphine pill 2 hours ago. Can I take ibuprofen with it?

If you have: no kidney problems that you are aware of, or do not have diabetes or prostate problems, then you are welcome to take ibuprofen in addition to narcotics. Be warned that there are a small percentage of people who have sedation as a side effect if they take ibuprofen. So if that happens to you, be extra careful as ibuprofen together with morphine can over sedate you. Thanks for trusting in HT. ...Read more

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If I took 2 ibuprofen about 20 minutes ago, can I take a pamprin right now?

If I took 2 ibuprofen about 20 minutes ago, can I take a pamprin right now?

Depends...: There are several different types of Pamprin. Pamprin Max formula contains Tylenol, (acetaminophen) Aspirin and caffeine. You wouldn't want to mix this one with Ibuprofen because of the Aspirin. Ibuprofen and Aspirin are too similar. Pamprin Multi-Symptom contains Tylenol, (acetaminophen) Pamabrom (a water pill), and an antihistamine. You could take this one and the Ibuprofen without a problem. Best wishes! ...Read more

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I took 7.5 mg meloxicam about 4 hours ago for back pain. It didn't help. Can I take ibuprofen or another meloxicam?

I took 7.5 mg meloxicam about 4 hours ago for back pain.  It didn't help. Can I take ibuprofen or another meloxicam?

Yes: You can take another dose of the meloxicam but no more NSAIDS for at least 12 hours. You should discuss this with the Doc who Rxd the meloxicam. Max dose of meloxicam per day is 15mg per day. ...Read more

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I took meloxicam 4 hours ago. Can I take 2 aleve (naproxen) now?

I took meloxicam 4 hours ago. Can I take 2 aleve (naproxen) now?

No bad interaction: There are no reported risks but pain that resists OTC efforts might merit an exam. Call your Dr to ask for advice or appointment. Not knowing what's hurting, I can't say much more. ...Read more

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Last night I took Naproxen about four hours after an advil (ibuprofen). Will I get ill? How will I know? It's for retainer pain.

Last night I took Naproxen about four hours after an advil (ibuprofen). Will I get ill? How will I know? It's for retainer pain.

Retainer pain: Be sure to immediately contact your treating General Dentist or specialist Orthodontist about pain. Retainer may need adjustment. OK to take Naproxin 4hrs after Ibuprofen, but do not take any NSAID for 12 hours after Naproxin ...Read more

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I took tramadol 50mg 4 hours ago but pain still there. What other pill can i take now for pain?

I took tramadol 50mg 4 hours ago but pain still there. What other pill can i take now for pain?

Repeat dose: Tramadol 50 mg to 100 mg can be administered PRN for pain relief every 4 to 6 hours not to exceed 400 mg per day. You also can alternate with Tylenol (acetaminophen) or NSAIDs OTC. ...Read more

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I took 2 excedrin 5 hours ago. Is it safe to take 600mg of ibuprofen now for my migraine?

I took 2 excedrin 5 hours ago. Is it safe to take 600mg of ibuprofen now for my migraine?

Should be fine as: Excedrin only contains acetaminophen as the pain reliever along with aspirin, not ibuprofen. Though taking too many medications will make some things worse. Be careful and wait for the medications to take effect rather than reaching for more pills. And get some sleep if you can, which helps migraines a lot (personal experience :) ) ...Read more

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My dr gave me tylenol (acetaminophen) 3 1 to 2 tabs every 4 hours for Knee pain. I took one and now its 2 hours and still hurting. can i take another one. or wait. ?

My dr gave me tylenol (acetaminophen) 3 1 to 2 tabs every 4 hours for Knee pain. I took one and now its 2 hours and still hurting. can i take another one. or wait. ?

Need more informati: We need more information. You should ask your physician to consider having you see a rheumatologist. Tylenol (acetaminophen) 3 is just a narcotic whihc you should not take long term. Finding the diagnosis is your first step. ...Read more

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I went to ER 2 days ago 4 migraine . Pain meds wore off after 2 hr. Still have it i took 6 norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) with no relief. What can I do?

I went to ER 2 days ago 4 migraine . Pain meds wore off after 2 hr. Still have it i took 6 norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) with no relief. What can I do?

Find a: Neurologist or a family physician or an internist that are comfortable in dealing with migraines. If you don't have insurance than you might just have to pay out of pocket but it will be worth it in order to be managed on a treatment plan that prevents migraines. ...Read more

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I took 2 aleves (naproxen) about 30-45 mins ago for a bad headache but it's not working can I take an excedrin?

Issues: Aleve contains naproxen sodium, and is similar to Excedrin which contains aspirin another NSAID, so there could be additive gastrointestinal adverse effects. Better to contact your doctor and use a different approach. ...Read more

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I took meloxicam 24 hrs ago can I now take nuprin?

I took meloxicam  24 hrs ago can I now take nuprin?

NSAID's: As long as you have a normal functioning liver and kidney and no stomach problems such as ulcers and no heart problem should be okay. Be mindful of side effects and drug-drug interaction and increased risk of bleeding. ...Read more

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I took a naproxen 500mg 3 hours ago still having pain can I take meloxicam 15mg now?

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I took a naproxen 500mg 3 hours ago still having pain can I take  meloxicam 15mg now?

NO: Meloxicam and Naproxen are non steroidal anti-inflammatory medications. They are both effective medications. The effectiveness varies from individual to individual. ...Read more

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