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How much advil can you take in 24 hours

A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Carroll
Dr. Andrew Carrollanswered
Family Medicine 26 years experience
1800mg: You probably should not exceed 1800mg a day. This all depends on your age, weight, renal function, and any comorbid medical conditions you might have... Read More
Dr. David Wyatt
Family Medicine 27 years experience
6 of the 200mg: Officially - here ya go : max: 6 tabs or caps/24h; info: use lowest effective dose, shortest duration; - although as a prescription medication = we o... Read More
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Geriatrics 41 years experience
3200 mg: For healthy adults 800 mg four times a day( every 6 hours) is the maximum, but ulcers, bleeding, upset stomach, injury to the kidneys, increase in blo... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
Advildosage: As long s you dont exceed 6 tablets per day you should be okay'
A female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 60 years experience
2400 mgm: per 24 hours is the MAXIMUM recommended dosage.. This would allow you to take 600 mgm every 6 hours or 800 mgm every 8 hours... This should be adequat... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 61 years experience
Usually yes: It depends upon what it is being taken for as advil (ibuprofen) is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory and can interfere with healing of injuries or bone... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Some actually suggest you do so. I have no reason to believe it would interfere with the vaccine or increase your risks of any side effects. It may re... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
Ophthalmology 26 years experience
Yes: But be careful on taking too much of either. Follow the directions
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
General Practice 52 years experience
8 hours.: Taking either one of them would be enough unless you want to be drowsy . Nyquil Cold And Flu (Acetaminophen / Dextromethorphan / Doxylamine) Advil Col... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Ayisha Gani
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Anti inflammatory.: Yes you may take aleve, (naproxen) but do not have this as a habit to avid irritation to stomach and other side effects.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine 38 years experience
over max dose : You should not take over 3200mg in 24 hrs. Take with food and make sure there are no contraindications to you taking this med and there are no drug in... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Okamoto
Family Medicine 30 years experience
Probably: Advil PM is a combination of ibuprofen and diphenhydramine. Both of these are safe for the liver, which is the organ that helps metabolize the alcoho... Read More
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