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I am taking 1200mg dapro once a day for shoulder pain. I have menstrul cramps can I also take advil (ibuprofen)?

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Dr. William Lizarraga
Internal Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: No

Once you are one anti-inflammatory drug, it's best not to mix it with another in the same class.
I'd try some tylenol (acetaminophen) instead.

In brief: No

Once you are one anti-inflammatory drug, it's best not to mix it with another in the same class.
I'd try some tylenol (acetaminophen) instead.
Dr. William Lizarraga
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Dr. Ron Jones
That is a big mistake more folks than you think make ! So many brand names, so many generic names, gets very confusing. Always identify the generic or chemical name as well as the brand name on EVERYTHING you take, and if they are the same or real similar, dont take without advice.
Dr. Ron Jones
By the way, great question, I am so glad some one posted that. I added it to my "health guide" FAQ.
Dr. Paul Reynolds
Pain Management
3 doctors agree

In brief: No

Never use two different nsaids together.

In brief: No

Never use two different nsaids together.
Dr. Paul Reynolds
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