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ibuprofen therapeutic dose

A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Connerly
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Dosing: If your kidneys are ok, you should not exceed 2,400 mg of Ibuprofen over 24 hours.

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Harvey
38 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
No: You need to be very careful about taking more than one anti-inflammatory drug. You can develop gastritis or a stomach ulcer.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
Not really, but . .: Check out https://www.drugs.com/food-interactions/ibuprofen.html which describes how alcohol & ibuprofen might not agree w/each other. With that s ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Yash
46 years experience Dentistry
Yes: Unless you have a problem with taking ibuprofen, you should be okay to take the dose. Hopefully the cause of the severe toothache will be controlled ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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YES: This should not cause any issues; hoever, please take medicine only as needed and do not exceed dosing directions.
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sathish Adigopula
20 years experience Pediatrics
.: For above 6 m of age only. 100 mg ie. 1 teaspoon of 100mg/5ml suspension. Ibuprofen will decrease fever- which might be a symptom of some underlying p ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
60 years experience Pain Management
Usually yes: It depends upon what it is being taken for as advil (ibuprofen) is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory and can interfere with healing of injuries or bone ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
24 years experience Emergency Medicine
Healthy adult?: Normal size? In that case, maximum daily dose is 2400mg. "prescription strength ibuprofen" is usually 800mg every 8hrs or 600mg every 6hrs (both =2400 ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milton Mintz
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One patch: Twice daily, prolonged use not advisable.
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A male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Never mix: any NSAID with Lovenox- can cause systemic bleeding.

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