Can you alternate Aleve with tylenol (acetaminophen) or advil?

Aleve (naproxen) And advil are from the same family of drugs and can irritate your stomach if you combine them. Alternate tylenol (acetaminophen) with either aleve or advil.

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I took 16 Aleve pills, 7 advils, and 4 tylenols (acetaminophen) in the past 10 hours. How urgent is a doctor and what side effects may occur?

For What? . Your risks include Tatian and stomach ulcers and bleeding and high blood pressure and decreased kidney function. One wants to know why you were taking all this and it would be best to see a physician and get the diagnoses clarified and get you a safer program. Read more...
Get Help ASAP! Tylenol (acetaminophen) is safe up to 4,000 mg a day. NSAIDs: 16 aleve pills and 7 advils maybe enough to make a hole in the stomach and it can seriously damage your liver. Bleeding to death internally is very painful. Get help ASAP! Read more...

I took a 325 Bayer at 7-8pm for pain. Can I take Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Aleve now or ibuprofen?

Aspirin strong. but rather short acting.The plasma half-life of Aspirin is only 20 minutes Tylenol will NOT interact with it at all. The other medications do overlap with Aspirin for their action both in lowering pain/inflammation and also in effects on blood vessel (sl. increased fluid retention; interferes with aspirin's protection from heart attack/stroke) and on ulcers (they all add up). Aspirin goes fast. Read more...

Just took one 800 mg ibuprofen 2 hours ago, and 2 Tylenol (acetaminophen) 30 min later. Can I take an Aleve now? Tooth pain is 10/10.

No, see a dentist! Continuing to use Aleve and Tylenol (acetaminophen) as you are doing could cause permanent liver damage. Seeing a dentist is much safer and will solve your dental problem! Tooth aches are not a "Do it yourself " project! Good luck! Read more...

What is the best/most effective otc med for tension headache? Aspirin, ibuprofen, Aleve or Tylenol (acetaminophen)? Or do they all work equally well?

Experiences. Not sure one is better than another, as Tylenol (acetaminophen) seems to have fewer stomach issues, but Aleve may work well in patients who also have migraine. Try a couple and see which you tolerate better. Read more...

I've had a stabbing pain on the left side of my head for a week now, I've taken Aleve, Tylenol, (acetaminophen) Excedrin migraine and ibuprofen nothing relieves it?

See your PCP. Any headache must be viewed as a valid medical disorder and the headache assessment must be comprehensive. See your PCP for headache evaluation, tests and treatment options. Read more...

I'm used to taking naproxen and acetaminophen together but today, in my haste, I took 400 mg ibuprofen and 500 mg naproxen. Should I worry?

Probably not. One dose above the recommended amount for nsaids is not likely to cause lasting damage if you are otherwise healthy. Read more...
No, but no need to. take two of any of these medications. Try one that provides you optimal relief. One episode of the two meds you took is not any reason to worry about. Read more...
Don't worry. Taking a naproxen and ibuprofen concomitantly is not recommended but taking a couple doses together will not harm you. You are correct in thinking that the acetaminophen can be taken with either naproxen or ibuprofen. Read more...