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how much ib profin can i take

A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory Lewis
43 years experience Urology
See below : Ibuprofen and naproxen: both Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). Though in the same class with similar benefits, risks, and potential side ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
If you took more: than the directed amount - then it was too much. If you took an overdose - call poison control at 1-800-222-1222. If you are having thoughts about ki ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
17 years experience Family Medicine
Kidney failure. : It can cause a lot of things, however kidney failure is usually the first thing to worry about.
Dr. Theresa Henderson
40 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Listed effects: If you take too much Ibuprofen the 2 of the most serious adverse effects are kidney injury which could cause kidney failure and hypersensitivity react ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
24 years experience Pediatrics
See below: Generally speaking, for adults, 800 mg every 6-8 hours is the max dosing. But smaller adults may require less depending on weight.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Ibuprofen: I stops lots of aches and pains. Quickly. Works for gout as well.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Bauman
30 years experience Pharmacology
800mg every 6 hours: Assuming that you are in relatively good health and are around average size; the maximum dose for Ibuprofen is 800mg every six hours (or 3200mg per da ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Dosage?: Call 1-800-222-1222 24 hours per day, 7 days per week to reach any poison control center in the United States. You will be connected with an expert ... Read More
A 45-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 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: That dose is well within acceptable range.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Grindstaff
37 years experience Addiction Medicine
Ibuprofen: the usual single dose of ibuprofen is 400 - 600mg. 6000 mg is 7.5 times the maximum single dose. This dose if taken very often may result in GI prob ... Read More

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