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how many advil does it take to overdose

A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lonnie Smith
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Too much of each: You are taking too much of each medication . The advil (ibuprofen) can damage or destroy your kidneys, and the acetaminophen will eventually damage y ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Advil (ibuprofen) Overdose sx's: may include: headache, disorientation, mental status changes, hallucinations, ringing in ears, blurred vision, agitation, confusion, drowsiness, fain ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
NO NEED TO WORRY ABO: Ut the liver. The kidneys should be the main concern.
A female asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: OK.......to take with some food in stomach.
A male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Best approach?: Most ibuprofen overdoses won't kill. Please tell them that 99% of would-be youngster suicides are VERY happy, one year later, that they failed. Educat ... Read More
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Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Drug interactions: I found on drug-drug interactions btwn Advil (brand of ibuprofen, an anti-inflammatory pain medication) and Cefpodoxime (a cephalosporin-class antibio ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
NoYouWillNotDie: One Advil pill contains 200mgm of Ibuprofen.4 pills make it 800mgm.That is the Maximum one time dose adviced for pain sometime.Some may get some stoma ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Advildosage: As long s you dont exceed 6 tablets per day you should be okay'
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See below: No more than 2, 400 mg/24 hours for an idealized 70 kg person.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Grindstaff
37 years experience Addiction Medicine
Variable: based on your bod chemistry, the biggest problem is renal failure from over use unlike opiates that cause you to stop breathing.

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