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How much ibuprofen can I take to stop bleeding

A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 28 years experience
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 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
Dont take ibuprophe: You do not take ibuprophen to control bleeding, it is not used for that indication.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ishita Thakar
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Ibuprofen: Ibuprofen does not help stop the bleeding.
Dr. Shalabh Bansal
Pediatrics 13 years experience
NSAID: Ibuprofen is known as a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug and is used for fever control and anti-inflammation. It will not stop breakthrough bleedi... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
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.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
No: they both can can cause stomach bleeding as one of their most common side effects.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
No it will not: No it will not stop breakthrough bleeding.
A female asked:
Dr. Josh Fields
Pharmacology 14 years experience
No issue: there isn't an issue with taking Cymbalta and ibuprofen. However, the bleeding is a separate issue. Higher doses and prolonged therapy of ibuprofen ca... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ron Eaker
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Probably not: Using Ibuprofen will help with any cramping, but won't effect the bleeding.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Samantha Brown-Parks
Family Medicine 24 years experience
3x day: The maximum dose we prescribe is 800mg every 8 hours with food! be sure and have something in your stomach to avoid GI upset.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Advil (ibuprofen) is fine.: There is no problem with taking advil (ibuprofen) for this.

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