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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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I feel like I have pulled a muscle in my back. I take a half of pain pill at bedtime for my arthritis. Can i take an ibprofen now during day?

Yes: Typical Ibuprofen dosing is 400-800 mg up to 3 times/day, preferably with food. It may be used on the same day as non-nsaid pain relievers. Do realize that all nsaids have potential adverse effects including peptic ulcers, acid reflux, increased blood pressure, cardiovascular risks, etc. Consult with your physician who knows your medical history before regular dosing of ibuprofen. ...Read more

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I took 600mg of ibuprofen two hours ago but it did not help with pain. Can I take one loratab right now or do I need to wait?

I took 600mg of ibuprofen two hours ago but it did not help with pain. Can I take one loratab right now or do I need to wait?

Yes.: Ibuprofen in an NSAID, which in different then the two components of lortab - hydrocodone and acetaminophen. You can take the medications together without significant risk of side effects from mixing these medications. ...Read more

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I'm taking 500mg of ibuprofen twice a day for last few weeks for a knee injury. I also take the pill&never miss my cycle until now. Is it the ibuprofe?

I'm taking 500mg of ibuprofen twice a day for last few weeks for a knee injury. I also take the pill&never miss my cycle until now. Is it the ibuprofe?

Not likely: Ibuprofen rarely alters the menstrual cycle. Stress, pain, and other factors could cause you to miss. Then, there is always pregnancy if you are having sex but that is not likely given the fact that you are on the pill. Ask your gyn if women miss their periods occasionally while on your particular brand of pill. ...Read more

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If i take dayquil at 3pm and it's 8pm now and i took two advils, (ibuprofen) should i take nyquil later tonight?

If i take dayquil at 3pm and it's 8pm now and i took two advils, (ibuprofen) should i take nyquil later tonight?

Don't take either: Both Dayquil and Nyquil are loaded with acetaminophen, a highly toxic drug. I believe it should be taken off the market. 2,000 mg is a toxic dose--but no dose is good for you. If you do take those meds, take 2400 mg of N-Acetylcysteine each day, to regenerate your glutathione. ...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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I Been taking advil (ibuprofen) pm every single day 8 pills. Then 2 more an hour later. For 3 years now I am addicted how can I get off of them I do without. ?

I Been taking advil (ibuprofen) pm every single day 8 pills. Then 2 more an hour later.  For 3 years now I am addicted how can I get off of them I do without. ?

Advil (ibuprofen) pm Addiction: I commend you for your honesty about Addiction on Advil (ibuprofen) pm. Thank you for informing about, pain and abdominal spasm. Speak out loud that you do not want pain and abdominal spasm, acid stomach, shortness of breath , unusual bleeding or bruising , tiredness or weakness. See Internist for Diagnosis and treatment. See Psychiatrist for your judgement about Addiction and Therapy for stress in your life ...Read more

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