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Can you take paracetamol or ibuprofen alongside diazepam?

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mankymolars Mon 22-Sep-08 18:23:06

Will be taking 2mg diazepam but think I may need to take paracetamol or preferably ibruprofen as well. Is this safe or will it make one act more strongly or anything?

dustystar Mon 22-Sep-08 18:30:25

I'm pretty sure they are both fine to take with diazepan but if you are concerned ask your pharmacist or call NHS direst

mankymolars Mon 22-Sep-08 19:50:57

thanks dusty. will try and check with a pharmacy in the morning.

DrGeorge Mon 22-Sep-08 20:11:04

If you normally take them without a problem then you can take either with diazepam - just make sure you don't exceed the dose of either.

mankymolars Mon 22-Sep-08 20:33:14

thanks drgeorge,am usually fine with either, just the diazepam that's relatively new! - are you a "real" doctor?

DarrellRivers Mon 22-Sep-08 20:34:56

Fine to take together-just as DrG says, stick to stated dosage

mankymolars Mon 22-Sep-08 20:46:02

thank you. I thought I might have to choose between no nerves or no pain! Hopefully, I'll have neither!

morningpaper Mon 22-Sep-08 20:51:15

I take all 3 regularly (for bad back)

It's fine for me - but don't take them before you have to drive or operate an iron or anything, they can make you clumsy/sleepy

notnowbernard Mon 22-Sep-08 20:52:15

It's fine

Racers Mon 22-Sep-08 21:01:47

Agreed - fine within dosage. Dental work recently, was recommended to take both in advance.

emma1977 Mon 22-Sep-08 21:34:16

Yes, its fine.

Alouche30 Sun 26-Mar-17 23:41:53

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