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can you take advil every 5 hours

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Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
2400 mgm: per 24 hours is the MAXIMUM recommended dosage.. This would allow you to take 600 mgm every 6 hours or 800 mgm every 8 hours... This should be adequat ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Kohlitz
10 years experience Internal Medicine
Ibuprofen: Advil and Motrin are actually different brand names of the same medicine, a NSAID. Generally, ibuprofen should not be taken in lesser than 4-6 hour i ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
over max dose : You should not take over 3200mg in 24 hrs. Take with food and make sure there are no contraindications to you taking this med and there are no drug in ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Advil (ibuprofen): As long as the total daily dose is the same, i see no problem taking it the way you want.
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Strep throat: Strep throat is no longer contagious after the 1st 24 hours of proper treatment so 7 days of treatment should be long enough. Stay healthy!
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
21 years experience Dentistry
Tooth ache: See a dentist! you may be able to alternate with tylenol (acetaminophen) and ask your dentist if you can take up to 800mg of advil or Ibuprofen depend ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joy Jackson
18 years experience Family Medicine
First : First of all vodka and advil (ibuprofen) is a dangerous combination.This could adversely affect your liver and could cause liver damage and possibly f ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Cervical erosions: Cervical erosions if benign, heal by themselves and that's why she told you to take advil (ibuprofen). I would only take it if there was any pain in t ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Sounds like a lot: Two regular strength Advil and two regular strength Tylenol, 3 times, would equal 6 Advil and 6 Tylenol. That would mean 12 pills every 4 hours, or 72 ... Read More
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