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how many ibuprofen can i take at one time

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Marx
47 years experience Pain Management
Depends: On your weight, general health status, how many times a day you are taking it and how long you have been taking that class (NSAID) drug.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
Healthy adult?: Normal size? In that case, maximum daily dose is 2400mg. "prescription strength ibuprofen" is usually 800mg every 8hrs or 600mg every 6hrs (both =2400 ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
37 years experience Podiatry
Limit: Is 2400 mg per day. They come 200 mg so you can take four three times a day with food. If you have GI problems do not take it. If pain is severe see y ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gena Kluwe
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends.: If the advil (ibuprofen) are 200 mg Ibuprofen and you are an otherwise healthy person with no contraindications. No pregnancy, no GI bleeding, no ren ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Ibuprofen: Who prescribed this for you. If it was your doctor who prescribed just one dose you should not take 2 doses. If your doctor did not prescribe any do n ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Dabney
40 years experience Orthodontics
Pain meds: It depends on your weight. Read the label to confirm but i would think at age 30 you would be ok.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
What : What is the dose for each pill?
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Thaler
40 years experience Prosthodontics
No: Alternate if you need to , but do not double up on them. Often alternating produces an improved effect between the ibuprofen and the acetaminophen (in ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jayshree Chander
30 years experience Holistic Medicine
Should be fine: You should be fine. 800 mg is the maximum dose to be taken by adults at any given time. That dose can be irritating to the stomach so if it wasn't too ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Yes: Depends on one's general health and kidney function.

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