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Can NSAIDs and acetaminophen be combined?

NSAIDs and acetaminophen are sometimes combined to form a stronger medication than if each medication were to be used alone. Brand names for combined NSAIDs and acetaminophen include: Excedrin Extra Strength, Excedrin Migraine and Vanquish. Before using these medications, you should check with your doctor to see if any of the ingredients interact with other medications or allergies.

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