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Would this be ok to do? (mixing medicine)

If you have Tylenol or Motrin and you also buy store brand that is compared to them (they are just as good) say you have less than half halfway bottles do you or would you put in all together just to make one bottle or to make space, would that be ok.

Ex: Tylenol and a store brand tylenol and you have alittle left would you poor into another just to make room? (mix)
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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 5:53 PM on Nov. 9, 2009 in School-Age Kids (5-8)

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  • same thing just diff brand? ya i would.
    Mrs.Oriaku

    Answer by Mrs.Oriaku at 6:01 PM on Nov. 9, 2009

  • Tylenol is acetamenophen, Advil is ibuprophen. There is no difference in the medicins themselves. They may have different flavorings but they are perfectly safe to mix.
    teamquinn

    Answer by teamquinn at 6:09 PM on Nov. 9, 2009

  • I would NOT mix "Tylenol" and "Advil" in the same bottles, what happens if your child has an allergic reaction? How would you know what ingredient or ingredients they are allergic too.
    tyfry7496

    Answer by tyfry7496 at 7:25 PM on Nov. 9, 2009

  • No, I would not mix a name brand medication and a generic medication. But checking with your pharmacist would be a better bet.
    TiccledBlue

    Answer by TiccledBlue at 7:47 PM on Nov. 9, 2009

  • nope.

    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:06 PM on Nov. 9, 2009

  • No, never. I don't even combine bottles of the exact same meds (e.g. 2 half empty bottles of Children's Tylenol, bought at the same time, same store, everything the same.) It just doesn't sound safe, IMO>
    debra_benge

    Answer by debra_benge at 11:07 PM on Nov. 9, 2009

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