Can you give tylenol (acetaminophen) with ibuprofen for a child with an ankle sprain?

Yes. As long as there are no allergies, either medication can be given. I would start with one or the other, as that may be enough. You can however give them both if needed. Also try rest, ice, elevation.
Yes...... There mechanism of action is different so yes, they will have synergistic effect. Common proactice suggest to start with Ibuprofen for ankle sprain since it is also antiinflammatory and if no enough pain relief then can give tylenol (acetaminophen) along with rice (rest, ice, compression, elevation).

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Hello, I sprained my ankle. Would you recommend I take Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Advil? Thanks!

Something Extra. For a sundry of reasons, not every one can take Advil or any other non steroidal type medication. I reason it this way. Although Tylenol (acetaminophen) does relieve pain, Advil has the potential to reduce pain by reducing inflammation, the proximal cause of the pain. You decide. Read more...

My daughter has a strain in one ankle and a sprain in the other. Which is better tylenol (acetaminophen) or advil?

Both. If you are looking for pain relief, either works fine. If you want some relief of inflammation associated with the sprain/strain, Ibuprofen works better. However, in the first 24 hours after the injury when there may be active bleeding (oozing of tiny blood vessels in the injured muscle /tissue), using Ibuprofen could ad just a tiny bit to the bleeding because it is a blood thinner. So ice & rest! Read more...
Tylenol (acetaminophen) They both will treat the pain with similar efficacy. Advil (ibuprofen) will last a little longer and costs a little more but also has slightly more side effects. I'd go with tylenol, (acetaminophen--generic is fine) and just repeat it every 4 hours. If it doesn't go away after a few days or gets red and hot, get to your physician. Read more...
Advil (ibuprofen) Advil (ibuprofen) is a better anti-inflammatory. Do not take on a empty stomach. Read more...

Is aspirin an effective anti-inflammatory or should one use tylenol (acetaminophen) or Advil for a sprained knee?

Sprain Pain Control. Aspirin and advil (ibuprofen) are anti-inflammatory medications. Both work on similar pathways. Tylenol (acetaminophen) is not considered an nsaid. But on the all three medicationss can be used to control the pain of a sprain. Read more...
You know your body. There is no one best medication for everybody. You should always stay within the recommended dosage on the packaging and discontinue it if you have side effects. Tylenol (acetaminophen) is not an anti-inflammatory, but it may control your pain. If your symptoms are not improving, you should be evaluated. All of those medications may have side effects with prolonged use. Read more...

Had a bilateral mastectomy weeks ago. I sleep on my back and get leg and foot cramps. Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Advil haven't helped. Other options?

I would look for the. Cause as opposed to trying to mask the discomfort. Magnesium deficiency is a possibility. You can try supplementing or actually get blood levels. When taking blood levels it would be prudent to get magnesium levels in the red blood cells and not just magnesium levels. Read more...
See your doctor. Many causes -answer depends on your medication history first since many cross reactions and then physical examine - dvt-venous blood clots or arterial sclerosis made worse? Are the worse i can think of. But usually not. Usually temporary -- potassium or magnesium imbalance possible - therefore need you in person to suggest those blood tests therefore see your surgeon or md. Read more...

I got in a bad car accident and broke the arch of my foot. I'vetried the maximum dosage of tylenol, (acetaminophen) advil, and alive and it doesn't ease the pain. What should I do?

See a doctor... If your foot is really broken, you may need narcotic analgesics. Have an x-ray taken, get treatment, and any doctor should also be able to manage your pain needs. Read more...
You need . Something stronger, instead of tylenol (acetaminophen) maybe tylenol (acetaminophen) with codeine. You need a prescription, call your treating physician and ask for a pain killer. Elevation and ice should be done as well. Read more...
Arch tear. If you have a diagnosis of an arch pain and an MRI revealed that there is a plantar fascia tear, you should be in a walking boot to help heal the injury. Taking an anti- inflammatory such as ultram may help along with icing if its within the first few days of the injury. Otherwise heat may be applied to the painful arch along with an oral anti inflammatory. Read more...
If you truly have . A broken bone then a pain killer could be prescribed as long as it is not contraindicated. Tylenol (acetaminophen) and advil are not a strong enough pain killer for a broken foot secondary to a car accident for most people. Addtionally, ice should be placed 20 minutes on and 20 minutes off....As long as possible while pain persists. Read more...

I'm taking prescription ibuprofen pain in my ankles, 800milligrams. Is it safe to also take regular strength tylenol (acetaminophen) with that 325miligrams?

Check with your Doc. I would contact the dr who prescribed you the Ibuprofen before you begin taking the tylenol (acetaminophen). Although, in some instances it is ok to do this because they are different classes of medications - without knowing your medical history or other meds that you take, i would be cautious to recommend it. Ibuprofen is an anti-inflammatory whereas tylenol (acetaminophen) (acetominophen) is an analgesic (pain reliever). Read more...
Yes. I would discuss with your doctor before but they are two different classification of drugs. Read more...