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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Marx
47 years experience Pain Management
No Specific Tests: Although it would be possible to measure the level of drug in your blood, the main concerns would be the effect on the kidneys, liver, and platelets. ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Motrin overdose: Motrin (Ibuprofen) is a nonsteroidal anti-Inflammatory drug. An overdose is when an excessive or dangerous amount of a medication or substance is use ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Eitner
33 years experience Family Medicine
Activated charcoal: If presenting to the er within 1-2 hours of ingestion, activated charcoal can be administered to reduce absorption. Otherwise, physicians treat the sy ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jennifer Atkins
10 years experience Pediatrics
Overdose: Technically taking more than the recommended dose per the age or weight of a child is considered an overdose. However, that does not mean that this w ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Eitner
33 years experience Family Medicine
Activated charcoal: If presenting to the er within 1-2 hours of ingestion, activated charcoal can be administered to reduce absorption. Otherwise, physicians treat the sy ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Ramsey
35 years experience Adolescent Medicine
Why?: Why did you drink the motrin? You should see a doctor to discuss that question. If you drank 2 oz of motrin, that would only cause some stomach pain ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Prem Gupta
47 years experience neurology
Yes: It may help if you take enough to make adult dose i.E 600 mgm or 800 mgm.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
They are the same: No difference.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Ramsey
35 years experience Adolescent Medicine
Usually: You can return it to the store of purchase for a refund.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hilary Petersel
17 years experience Pediatrics
None: You can typically mix most medications with motrin. Tylenol (acetaminophen) should be spaced out from motrin if additional anti-pyretic (fever) medic ... Read More

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