Can I take amoxicillin and ibuprofen together?Medications and Supplements
First, know what use has each of these medicines:
Amoxicillin is an antibiotic and is used, therefore, as treatment of bacterial infections. It is a drug derived from penicillin and used against many conditions and Drugs pills You can see more in our article Amoxicillin – indications, usage and side effects.
Ibuprofen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory that is used in a common way to relieve minor -of head, menstrual, dental, postoperative or as a treatment for fever, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis.
Thus, we see that these are two very different drugs and are used to combat diseases and different health problems. That is why it is possible to take amoxicillin and ibuprofen at the same time, as long as has been prescribed by a doctor or specialist and never as self-medication.
Still, it should be noted that besides antibiotics kill bacteria that have caused us a sickness impair intestinal bacterial flora of our body and, therefore, weaken our defenses. Therefore, we take special care and protect against the decline of the immune system.
Similarly, it will be necessary to protect the stomach and the rest of the digestive system so that it is not harmed by ingesting medication. Previously taking proton pump inhibitors will help prevent such problems by taking amoxicillin and ibuprofen.
In case you want to check remaining doubts or any specific case, visit your doctor who will expand the information about taking ibuprofen and amoxicillin at a time.
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