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Dr. Jeffrey Juchau Dr. Juchau
Family Medicine
29 years in practice
University of Texas Medical School at San Antonio
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Does Advil (ibuprofen) contains Aspirine?

Does Advil (ibuprofen) contains Aspirine?

Advil (ibuprofen): I think you are asking about aspirin. It does not contain aspirin. It contains Ibuprofen. ...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


Dr. Ravi Chand Dr. Chand
Psychiatry
22 years in practice
Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, Seth G. S. Medical College
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Can Advil (ibuprofen) contain codeine?

Can Advil (ibuprofen) contain codeine?

Advil (ibuprofen): It does not contain codeine. It is an NSAID non steroidal anti inflammatory medication contains ibuprofen. ...Read more

Dr. Bahman Omrani Dr. Omrani
Pain Management
13 years in practice
Touro University Nevada College of Osteopathic Medicine
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Does Advil (ibuprofen) contain caffeine?

Does Advil (ibuprofen) contain caffeine?

No: But multiple rx and otc products are available that contain both advil (ibuprofen) (ibuprefen) and caffeine. ...Read more

Dr. Gregory Seagraves Dr. Seagraves
Pharmacology
13 years in practice
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences/UAMS College of Medicine
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Dr. Heidi Fowler Dr. Fowler
Psychiatry
21 years in practice
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
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Dr. Kathy Robinson Dr. Robinson
Family Medicine
28 years in practice
University of North Carolina School of Medicine
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Dr. Charles Cattano Dr. Cattano
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
35 years in practice
State University of New York Upstate Medical University
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Dr. Alvin Lin Dr. Lin
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
26 years in practice
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
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Can I take advil while taking cepfodoxime? Thank you!

Can I take advil while taking cepfodoxime?  Thank you!

Drug interactions: I found on drug-drug interactions btwn Advil (brand of ibuprofen, an anti-inflammatory pain medication) and Cefpodoxime (a cephalosporin-class antibiotic) at https://www.drugs.com/interactions-check.php?drug_list=552-0,1310-782. But be sure to read about potential side effects of each, especially gastritis from former, and vaginal yeast infection & diarrhea from latter. ...Read more

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Dr. Yash Khanna Dr. Khanna
Family Medicine
53 years in practice
University of Lucknow, K. G. Medical College
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I took 4 advil pills by accident... is that considered overdosing? And will i die from it?

I took 4 advil pills by accident... is that considered overdosing? And will i die from it?

NoYouWillNotDie: One Advil pill contains 200mgm of Ibuprofen.4 pills make it 800mgm.That is the Maximum one time dose adviced for pain sometime.Some may get some stomach upset&irritation&symptoms of hyperacidity like heart burn or some epigastric pain.Dont take any more advil for 24 hours.If any symptoms of stomach upset you can take maalox or mylanta or Ranitidine or omoprazole available over the counter ...Read more

Dr. Maliena Longley Dr. Longley
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
years in practice
Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University
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Is Advil (ibuprofen) an antihistimine?

No: It's considered and NSAID (non steroidal anti inflammatory) that works for pain, fever, and inflammation. ...Read more

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Dr. Ronald Krauser Dr. Krauser
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
48 years in practice
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
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Dr. Al Hegab Dr. Hegab
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
36 years in practice
Ain Shams University Faculty of Medicine
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If I took one Advil 200mg capsule can I also take DayQuil?

Yes: you can, and watch for different dayquil(s), at any rate none interacts with advil ...Read more

Dr. Michael Kleerekoper Dr. Kleerekoper
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
47 years in practice
University of Sydney Faculty of Medicine
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Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers Dr. Cremers
Ophthalmology
21 years in practice
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
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Dr. Robert Ryan Dr. Ryan
Dentistry
46 years in practice
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
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What are the negative consequences of taking 400mg of advil/ibprofen 3 times a day for a week?

Maximum dose: I would consider 400 mg. Three times daily for a week to be a maximum dose unless closely supervised by a professional. ...Read more

Dr. Jana Tomsky Dr. Tomsky
Family Medicine
23 years in practice
Charles University in Prague Faculty of Medicine
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I took a dose of advil cold and sinus then two hours later took a dose of advil pm. Is that ok?

I took a dose of advil cold and sinus then two hours later took a dose of advil pm. Is that ok?

Depends how much ?: Of you took Advil sinus is Advil with decongescent and Advil PM is Advil with Benadryl. Usually there is 200 - 400 mg in a pill of Advil . maximum dose of Advil is 800 mg every 8 h ( 3 x 24 hours) . Always take with food . Some decongescent can upset sleep and offsetting with Advil PM not greatest idea but ok short time. Drink plenty of fluids, steam inhalation, nasal saline rinse to help conges ...Read more

Dr. William Shaffer Dr. Shaffer
Neurology
13 years in practice
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
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Everytime i had a headache, i took some medicine(advil)etc...But it doesn't work it only works when the sun goes down and the headache disappear.

Light sensitive: People with headaches/migraines are often sensitive to the light. If it is happening frequently, something to prevent it from happening. Still, you should see a doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Vaidehi Patel Dr. Patel
Internal Medicine
8 years in practice
Medical University of the Americas
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Dr. Lynne Weixel Dr. Weixel
Clinical Psychology
32 years in practice
University of Connecticut School of Medicine
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Which is safer Advil or Mobic (meloxicam)?

Which is safer Advil or Mobic (meloxicam)?

Compariosns: Here's a comparison: http://treato.com/Ibuprofen,Meloxicam/?a=s It depends on some issues you might know. Neither has no concerns, both are helpful to some for certain conditions. Use info to select the best for you. ...Read more

Dr. Harold Fields Dr. Fields
Family Medicine
57 years in practice
University of Glasgow Faculty of Medicine
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