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how many ibuprofen can I take for toothache

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
More than what ?: Can't advise you over the internet what meds to take and how much... See a dentist to treat the tooth in question.

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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. John DeWolf
39 years experience Dentistry
Be Careful: The maximum safe dosage per day is 800 mg per dose or 3200 mg. per day. 1200 mg is more than you should take in a single dose. We have found that 600 ... Read More
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A 49-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 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Yash
45 years experience Dentistry
Yes: Unless you have a problem with taking ibuprofen, you should be okay to take the dose. Hopefully the cause of the severe toothache will be controlled ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Behram Dalal
30 years experience Dentistry
I suppose: You could but there are many analgesics far more effective. Consult your dentist to get the problem addressed. Hope this helps.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Golden
20 years experience Urology
Dental issue: If you have been prescribed hydrocodone, it is likely ok to use for tooth pain. But you need to get to a dentist to find out why you are having pain ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Charmoy
35 years experience Dentistry
Moderate to serve: For moderate to severe 50-100mg every 4-6 hours as needed.
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A 57-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mike Moore
7 years experience Family Medicine
It depends: Make sure you take tylenol (acetaminophen) or Acetaminophen only as directed by the package. Generally, you can take up to 1000 mg at a time if you do ... Read More
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kent
11 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Yes, as long: As you do not have any contraindications to use of tylenol, (acetaminophen) such as liver problems. Only take the recommended amount. However, tendoni ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Klugman
45 years experience Dentistry
Yes, but: Hydromet is a cough medicine that has hydrocodone in it. That would help you with pain. Your best move would be to take care of the reason you have th ... Read More
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Dr. Jeff Kimble
21 years experience Dentistry
Ibuprofen -Tylenol : Best otc help is to take an Ibuprofen and tylenol (acetaminophen) combination. Then get to a dentist asap.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Yes, but.....: You can but it is not an effective treatment for gout. If you want to take an otc med, take aleve (naproxen) instead.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Off label use: That said, consider for the relief of acute pain in adults and adolescents =14 years of age, the recommended dose is 500 mg as an initial dose followe ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
6 TO 8 A DAY: It depends on what you are taking advll for.The maximum prescription dose if tolerated by some is 3200 mgm that is 16 200 mgm tab of advil but that i ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charlene Sojico
40 years experience Pediatrics
Are you referring: To a child or an adult?In children it is based on weight . You may want to ask your pediatrician regarding dosing. For adults , it is safe to take 800 ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Montenegro
32 years experience Family Medicine
TMJ: You may try mild antiinflammatory medications like Aleve (naproxen) (granting you do not have allergy or stomach problems like ulcer) or muscle relaxa ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Kaufman
18 years experience Internal Medicine
Diagnose it!: The best way to treat your headache is to first get an accurate diagnosis which is beyond the scope of this answer.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Binder
Specializes in Dentistry
Sure you can: But it won't cure the toothache. You may get temporary relief, but you should see a dentist before things get worse.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Hydrocodone: Depends on type of pain, severity, and what your doctor who prescribed it recommends.
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A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Check with your doc: Pain medication is prescribed taking into account ones age, size, problem & other medications. The best source for this data is the person who prescri ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Ellis
12 years experience Anesthesiology
Acetaminophen: Tylenol (acetaminophen) should be fine.
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
No: Every medication, even over the counter medications have risks. It depends upon your age, the dosage, the frequency and the duration of use and your ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kent
11 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Depends on stregnth: You will need to speak with a physician about your specific medical conditions, but you should follow the instructions on the bottle itself. While som ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: Fioricet has tylenol (acetaminophen) in it.
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