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Generic Motrin is used to reduce fever and treat pain or inflammation caused by many conditions such as headache, toothache, back pain, arthritis, menstrual cramps or minor injury.
IBUPROFEN is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). The medicine may be used for dental pain, fever, headaches or migraines, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis or painful monthly periods. It can also relieve minor aches and pains caused by a cold, flu, or sore throat.
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Can you take Motrin with Vicodin?

Answer . In general, yes you can as they possess different mechanisms of action. Both hydrocodone (in Vicodin) and ibuprofen (Motrin) can be upsetting to the stomach, however. This is acceptable for short term use, however neither is meant to be taken chronically alone or together unless directe (MORE)

Is it okay to take Motrin when you are pregnant?

I got the OK from my OB to take Motrin for my severe sinus headaches up to my 20th week. After that, because it does have some anticoagulant properties, it was off limits to make sure there wouldn't be any excessive bleeding either for myself or for the baby at delivery. YMMV, consult your own OB.

Does Motrin contain aspirin?

I'm not sure, but i think not b/c Motrin and aspirin are not to be taken simultaneously one reason for this is Motrin makes aspirin less effective . No. Motrin does not contain aspirin. Motrin contains the active ingredient ibuprofen. It is important to remember, though, that Motrin (ibuprof (MORE)

Is Motrin bad for your liver?

NSAIDs like Motrin or naproxen are filtered through your kidneys, not your liver. If you have kidney problems it is advisable not to take too much of any NSAID for too long. As far as I know (and I am not a doctor or pharmacologist) Motrin is not bad for your liver. Tylenol, on the other hand, is an (MORE)

Can Motrin expire?

Yes, Motrin can expire. All medicines have an expiration dateprinted on the bottle or package. The shelve life is usually 2 to3years.

Can you take Motrin and flexeril together?

Motrin, which is ibuprofen, and Flexural, which is a musclerelaxer, can be taken together with rarely any side effects. Youshould contact your doctor or pharmacist to be sure it's safe foryou.

Do you give your dog Motrin?

No - dogs are very sensitive to the side effects of human pain medications like Motrin, Excedrin, Tylenol and aspirin and even a single pill can be enough to cause a fatal stomach ulcer.

Does Motrin thin the blood?

No Motrin or ibuprofen in an anti-inflammatory medication does not contain Aspirin. Aspirin does thin blood.

What is Motrin used for?

Motrin, or Ibuprofen is used for mild to intermediate pain relief, to counter inflamation, and to reduce fever. It's of the NSAID (NonSteroidal AntiInflamatory Drugs) class of medications.

Does Motrin thin blood?

Motrin does not directly thin the blood. Motrin is a medicationwhose purpose is solely to treat the pain of the person taking it.

Extacy Motrin drug interaction?

There's no known drug interactions between MDMA "Ecstasy" and Motrin "Ibuprofen" Ecstasy is unique in every form of existence though, each manufacturer puts their own variety of drugs in the pill, so there's really no way to tell. Ussually ecstasy is MDMA, MDE, or MDA and caffiene, they wouldn (MORE)

Is Motrin an antiinflammatory?

Motrin is a brand name of ibuprofen. Ibuprofen is an NSAID, alsocalled Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, pain reliever andantiinflammitory.

Can you use together Motrin and Tylenol?

Yes. However you should NOT mix NSAIDS - Motrin (ibuprofen), Aleve (naproxen), etc. with aspirin. Tylenol can be safely mixed with many other drugs including aspirin & narcotics that do not already contain Tylenol (acetaminophen). But ALWAYS check with your doctor or pharmacist first!

Is it ok to give a dog Motrin?

No, it is not safe to give a dog any kind of pain medication that is meant for humans. Dogs are very sensitive to the side effects of these medications and even one pill may cause a fatal stomach ulcer.

Is it safe to take Motrin with Aleve?

Yes and No. While there are no interactions, you would be taking two drugs of the same class (NSAIDS). This is pointless and possibly will result in an overdose. Take one or the other (in the recommended dose) but not both.

What is in an antibiotic?

There are many different kinds of antibiotics that contain different substances. In simple terms, an antibiotic is a medical substance derived from chemical preparations, organic preparations, etc. that have been proven to kill bacteria, usually each type of antibiotic is targeted at specific types (MORE)

Is Motrin aspirin?

No. Motrin is the brand name for ibuprofen, a NSAID (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug). Aspirin is acetylsalicylic acid.

What are antibiotics for?

Antibiotics kill bacteria. Because of this, they have a wide range of uses, most of them pertaining to disinfection. They are used to cure infections and bacterial diseases for instance.

What are the effects of snorting Motrin?

Snorting Motrin is like lighting a fire in your nose. It has no clinical effect on the mind and can create adverse reactions in the nasal cavetie. Anyone attempting to snort Motrin might as well pick some dirt up off the ground and snort that. Your best bet is to take the adult recommended dosage or (MORE)

Does motrin have asprin?

No, Motril contains the active ingredient Ibuprofen which is also sold under the brand name Advil. It can, however, cause similar medication related problems as advil. Some of these include an increased risk for stomach bleeding which is why it should always be taken with food. One difference howeve (MORE)

Can you take Motrin with diamox?

I looked at the site drugs.com - it has a drug interaction checker. I had the same question since my teen will be climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro (almost 20,000 ft) and has been prescribed diamox to prevent or reduce altitude sickness. Anyway, it reports no interaction. Perhaps you should also ask a pharma (MORE)

Does Motrin have acetaminophen in it?

Motrin or Advil contain ibuprofen. This is an NSDAID, or Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drug. Acetaminophen is a pain reliever and fever reducer, but it is not an NSAID.

The maximum dosage of Tylenol with Motrin?

it is not recommended that you do not mix the two. the makers of Tylenol have commercial warning user to follow the instructions on their label carefully or not to take the product at all.

Can you take Lortab and Motrin together?

Lortab is a combination of hydrocodone and acetaminophen. Motrin isibuprofen. While they are sometimes prescribed together, it isbetter to 'stagger' the pills by alternating Lortab and Motrin. Theprescribing physician and or the pharmacist should offer counselingon how to properly stagger the medica (MORE)

Is Motrin an anti-inflammatory drug?

Ibuprofen (Motrin) is an anti-inflamatory drug that works by inhibiting the COX enzyme which converts arachindonic acid into the prostoglandin, PGH2. The effect is probably most active in inflamatory immune cells such as mast cells, granulocytes, and macrophages. This serves to reduce inflamation, f (MORE)

Do Motrin and Aleve have the same ingredients?

They are both NSAIDS and should not be taken together, but no; they are different medications. Motrin is Ibuprofen. Aleve is Naproxen Sodium. They are both anti-inflammatory medicines, with similar side effect profiles. They should not be taken together.

Can you take flexeril with Percocet and Motrin?

Yes, you can take all three if given to by a doctor, I have been given these three scripts for my lower lumbar and pinched nerve. And it works..I can get around and walk. Good luck to ya!

Will Motrin make you sleepy?

Motrin is mostly ibuprofen, so no. However, I know that Motrin also offers a cough syrup which can make you drowsy. Which is why most people administer it before bed. But other than that, no.

How many Motrin pm will kill you?

Mortin PM is a sedative, so in other words..less pain equals more sleep(: The pain reveling drug called ibuprofen is prescribed in many Mg. Some doctors even prescribe up to 2400Mg. Of ibuprofen over the course of 24 hours in exception.( at the least). The ibuprofen drug can he a killer over a time (MORE)

Is there Motrin in Vicodin?

Motrin (ibuprofen) can be combined w/ Vicodin (hydrocodone) but odds are its not the Vicodin you'll ever come across... most Vicodin is mixed with Tylenol (acetaminophen)

Does Motrin have sulfa or sulfur in it?

No. Motrin is ibuprofen which is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory used for pain and fever, and also keeps swelling down. Sulfa is used in some antibiotics

What is or are antibiotics?

It is a medicine (such as penicillin or its derivatives) thatinhibits the growth of or destroys microorganisms.

What the ingredients in Motrin?

Everything make me itch i want to try tyleon for pain. Motrin makeme itch any pain med make me itch i don't know what to do i havetold my doctor nothing is working i have to have something becausei have ra.

What does an antibiotic do?

Antibiotics , also known as antibacterials, are medications thatdestroy or slow down the growth of bacteria. They include a rangeof powerful drugs and are used to treat diseases caused bybacteria. Infections caused by viruses, such as colds, flu, mostcoughs, and sore throats cannot be treated with (MORE)