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How often can you take ibuprofen 200mg

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Dr. Yazid Almalky
Emergency Medicine 18 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 27 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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Dr. Michael Perez
Internal Medicine 37 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
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raymond Schneider
Family Medicine 46 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
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charlene Sojico
Pediatrics 41 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
A female asked:
Dr. Victor Nwanguma
Infectious Disease 20 years experience
Yes: If indicated (for fever, pain etc).
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Boris Ripa
Pediatrics 36 years experience
May be: It depends on yor age and weight. Adults can take 200-800 mg.
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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 36 years experience
Of course: You are not exceed the recommended dosage. The Advil (ibuprofen) recommended dose is 200 mg to 400 mg every 4 to 6 hours as required.
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
Wrong medicine: 800mg is a very large dose. If it must be repeated you must wait at least 4 full hours. Pain killers will not cure a toothache, just block the nerve... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 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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