Can you take Excedrin and Advil (ibuprofen) together for sever headache?!

Yes both. Recent research suggests that taking lower doses of both medications can work synergistically.
Pain killers. You can take both painkillers, but you may end up with an upset stomach.

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Running "100.5 mild" I took Excedrin 10 hours ago bcus of headache which is gone now. Can I take dayquil or advil (ibuprofen). I have a pretty bad sore throat too?

Common cold. Yes. It is safe to take the ibuprofen and DayQuil. Try gargling frequently with warm salt water to relieve the sore throat. Humidifiers and saline nasal sprays are helpful for congestion. If the symptoms persist or worsen then see your doctor to exclude an infection or the flu. Read more...

I have had a headache for three days Advil (ibuprofen) and Excedrin migraine not working....have nausea....i don't usually have headaches and never one Advil (ibuprofen) does?

May be a migraine. Do you have light sensitivity? Do you have a throbbing or pulsating headache? If yes, then you probably have a migraine. It may help you to have treatment with a medicine such as sumatriptan, or ketorolac, to have relief. Do not fear, this kind of headache does get better soon! If you do not have these symptoms, or if you do, an evaluation is also a good idea. Read more...

I'm having a migraine headache, I took excedrine migraine about 7 hours ago, can I take an Advil (ibuprofen) or excedrine extra strength now?

No. You should not not take more than 2 tabs in 24 hours, unless directed by a physician. I can not suggest taking any more of this drug or any other drug of this nature until 24 hours has passed. If however you are feeling extreme pain please go to a clinic for an exam. Read more...
YES. Try not to use 2 diffent medicines: You may want to try Aleve, (naproxen) 1 tablet every 8 hrs. or Advil- 2 tab. every 6-8 hrs ( not both ). DO NOT MIX EXCEDRIN MIGRAINE WITH NSAIDS- USE ONE OR THE OTHER. 7 hours is sufficient time to change medicines. Read more...

How soon after I take Advil (ibuprofen) can I take excedrine for neck pain and headache?

Advil (ibuprofen) then Excederin. The usual dosing interval for advil (ibuprofen) and excedrin is 6 hours. You should check with your pharmacist about the additive effects of these medicines and how they may interact with other medications you may be taking. You should also consider meeting with your physician for symptom and medication check if you are having to take multiple medications to treat your neck pain and headache. Read more...

I'm currently on Viibryd (vilazodone hydrochloride). Is it ok to take the occasional Excedrin or Advil? Tylenol doesn't really help my headaches.

Occasional ok. Occasional Motrin is ok. However ssris affect platelet aggregation which can lead to easy bruising. Take Motrin with food or milk to avoid developing a gastric ulcer. If you are having migraines often consider Topamax (topiramate) or elavil for prevention. Read more...