Can I Take Advil And Excedrin?

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Can I Take Advil And Excedrin?

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It is not a good idea to take them together because Advil (ibuprofen)  is a non-steriodal anti-inflammatory drug pain reliever and Excedrin is also a pain reliever that contains  acetaminophen, aspirin and caffeine. These two drugs taken together have what's called a major drug interaction, something to do with aspirin and ibuprofen and blood clotting issues. However, most all NSAIDs work the same, so you can choose one and maximize your use within the perimeters on the bottle.

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Answered by Nancy Harris Bonk