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How often can you take ibuprofen 200mg

A member asked:
Dr. Yazid Almalky
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
Every 8 hours : It depends but if you are adult then you can take up to 600-800 mg every 8 hours as needed.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradley Butkovich
Orthopedic Surgery 28 years experience
You can take ut: For weeks at a time but there are side effects. Bleeding go distress if you take it for a long time. There are multiple other medicines ie nsaids tha... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Michael Perez
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Yes, but: the more ibuprofen the more risk of side effects. those side effects are dose-related, meaning the higher the dose, the more times per day and the mor... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raymond Schneider
47 years experience
Not much bad: 200mg can help stiffnes and sometims sleep as well. Side effects tend to be dose related. Low risk with 200mg once a day and high risk with 800mg 4 ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charlene Sojico
Pediatrics 42 years experience
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
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A female asked:
Dr. Victor Nwanguma
Infectious Disease 21 years experience
Yes: If indicated (for fever, pain etc).
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Boris Ripa
Pediatrics 37 years experience
May be: It depends on yor age and weight. Adults can take 200-800 mg.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
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
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
Pediatrics 26 years experience
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.
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A male asked:
Dr. Erin Robertson
General Practice 20 years experience
Few questions:: #1: Allergic to aspirin? Sometimes those folks react poorly to other NSAIDS. #2: How are your kidneys? If they are totally fine, you don't need renal ... Read More
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