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i took two 800 mg ibuprofen

A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jessica Allan
23 years experience Internal Medicine
What condition?: Ibuprofen is an NSAID exact mechanism unknown, inhibits cyclooxygenase reducing prostaglandin and thromboxane synthesis, used for pain and inflammati ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Allan Goldstein
56 years experience Internal Medicine
Nothing: Usually takes more than that to cause a serious problem. Could have nausea or hyperacidity.
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
33 years experience Family Medicine
A one time: extra dose of ibuprofen may upset your stomach but should not cause problems. Just be careful not to do this again. Ibuprofen can cause GI bleeding ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Ibuprofen: Who prescribed this for you. If it was your doctor who prescribed just one dose you should not take 2 doses. If your doctor did not prescribe any do n ... Read More
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Dr. Erin Robertson
19 years experience General Practice
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
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Expiration Dates: Nope. Not at all. If there was any problem it would be that the advil (ibuprofen) may be less effective. But, in most cases these random arbitrary ex ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Yes: You will recover from this overdose. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans ... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
23 years experience Family Medicine
Insignificant amount: Advil (ibuprofen) has about 85% absorption and has half-life about 2-4 hours. So, assume it is 4 hours half life: 85% of 400mg (two advils) =340mg abs ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayana Trivedi
39 years experience Internal Medicine
Do not panic.: You did take Ibuprofen 200mg. It comes in 200/400/600/800 mg tablets. The other one was NOT ibuprofen. Probably Acetaminophen ( ES Tylenol) . Must b ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Wilson
46 years experience Addiction Medicine
Depends: If the "small ibuprofen were 200mg that adds up to a prescription dose of ibuprofen and you should consult a physician before repeating that dose. You ... Read More

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