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How long does ibuprofen take to work headache

A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Headache: You may have migraine headaches you can take an advil (ibuprofen) now, but you may want to talk to your foctor.

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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Boris Ripa
Pediatrics 36 years experience
May be: It depends on yor age and weight. Adults can take 200-800 mg.
A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sathish Adigopula
Pediatrics 20 years experience
.: If continious headache or severe headache or for a long time consult physician. Usually you can take ibuprofen/advil once every 6 hours. You can also ... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Need much: more information to give you any ideas about these headaches. Suggest you be evaluated by your doctor and consider sleep disorders such as sleep apne... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hasan Khondker
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Migraines ?: Might be migraines which require a different type it medication ..consult your physician
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elizebeth HARMON
Obstetrics and Gynecology 37 years experience
OK if no allergies: This should be fine if you don't have any allergies to ibuprofen.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Buffington
Pharmacology 34 years experience
Better options!: There is little support for using aspirin during pregnancy. Your better option for treating your headaches would be acetaminophen (Tylenol®). The ne... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
Urgent Care 19 years experience
More info needed: Ibuprofen can affect bleeding times so it would be prudent to talk to your surgeon first. Depending on the type of surgery you are having it may be wi... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Depends: If you have been drinking heavily I suggest passing; however, if you only had 1 drink, then it would be OK. I strongly advise not mixing alcohol with ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elisabeth Farnum
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Yes: As always, it is good to take the ibuprofen with some food to protect your stomach from side effects. The claritin (loratadine) part of clarinase has ... Read More

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