I have to take the Advil for lower back pain. However it don't help with arthritis in my hips. If I can't take together is there a time frame which I can take both
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Yes you can do that.
I believe you can, ask your Dr if it's safe, can thin the blood.
When I worked as a technician in an Emergency Department -- I am not a nurse but was an EMT at the time -- the nurses would alternate every 4 hours between Tylenol and Advil for fever, with a doctor's order, when there was a long wait. So, for example, at noon the patient would get Tylenol and then at 4:00 pm would get Advil, and at 8:00pm would get more Tylenol and more Advil at midnight. I would ask your doctor if there is a reason why you can't do the same.
I have been advised by my Rheumatologist that I can take both at the same time and in the same way that you describe. It's best to take them only every six hours and not four.
I hope you find some relief!
Be careful if you have liver issues.
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