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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Advil (ibuprofen): Perhaps you misinterpreted the instructions. Advil (ibuprofen) would be for pain or cramping. It is never used to 'stop bleeding'. Large and prolonge ... Read More

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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Dont take ibuprophe: You do not take ibuprophen to control bleeding, it is not used for that indication.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ishita Thakar
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Ibuprofen: Ibuprofen does not help stop the bleeding.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Advil-bleeding: Depending on the dose and how frequent you take the advil, (ibuprofen) blood thins and you will have a tendency to bleed a bit heavier.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Rivera Jimenez
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ibuprofen: Ibuprofen is used to control pain during menstruation, it is not used to actually stop a menstrual period. Taking NSAID have been linked to decreased ... Read More
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A 50-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 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kalyani Perumal
28 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Consult urologist: Blood in urine after stent placement should resolve in 2-3days, howver you may fnd some blood cells in the urine on microscopy, not seen by gross vis ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
17 years experience Family Medicine
Depends. : If you are a healthy adult, with no kidney issues, you can take 800mg every 8 hours.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Addiction Medicine: It's best to work with an addiction medicine physician on issues like this. Please consult one in your community.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: You may not have any symptoms but your liver will know. Stay under 3, 000 mg per day.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kent
11 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
You may not be able: To tell. Do not take more than the recommended dosing. If you are causing any liver damage, you will need a blood test that checks liver enzymes to se ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Sure but why? : Biotin supplements have not been proven do to anything. Save your money fir your new baby's college fund.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Nichols
25 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Yes: As long as you do not have stomach acid problems as alcohol can make that worse and advil (ibuprofen) can irritate your stomach but otherwise should n ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karl Haake
22 years experience Anesthesiology
At the same time: You can take Ibuprofen up to 800 mg three times a day. It is safe to take the medicines at the same time. They are completely different medications.
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A female asked:
Dr. H Robert Silverstein
Specializes in Cardiology
Why: do you have constipation. That is not normal and implies not enough of an unprocessed whole foods diet. Do stop all milk dairy and go wheat and rye fr ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
24 hours: At a minimum you should wait 8 hours, 24 hours would be safer. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat m ... Read More
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A 39-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 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Varies: You can stop them when you are ready to get pregnant. It is a good idea to wait until the end of your current package to decrease the risk of irregula ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
9 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Neither: No, neither should affect your ability to conceive. Use both medications sparingly.
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A female asked:
Dr. Neeraj Goswamy
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Virtual Consult: Please set up a virtual consult with me. I will be happy to discuss your question
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Alleve: Alleve decreases pain and crampss does not decrease bleeding or flow
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience Family Medicine
Constipation can be…: Caused by many meds. Ways to prevent it: get plenty of fiber in diet (fruits/veggies/whole grains) along with plenty of fluids (water best; avoid caff ... Read More
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