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is 1600 mg of ibuprofen too much

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
No: That dose is well within acceptable range.

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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elena Roukhadze
14 years experience Pathology
Side effects: The maximum dose for adults is 800 mg/dose or 3200 mg per day. Use only the smallest amount needed to get relief from pain,swelling, or fever. Take ib ... Read More
Dr. Matt Wachsman
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Yeah.....: First 600-800 mg is the maximum amount that is going to be relevant. More cannot be better. Then, it is above the dose the FDA has approved. Higher do ... Read More
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Dr. Sarkis Banipalsin
Specializes in Family Medicine
YES.: Maximum single dose in 800 mg for adults and maximum daily dose 2400 mg. BUT I do not recommend the max doses for more than a few days. Also certain c ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
High for most: The recommended dose is 10 mg/kg which would be appropriate for for a kid who weighs 88 lb or the average 12 yo male. The dose for the average 8 yo ma ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Not in a single dose: That would be an overdose for this medication.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
38 years experience Family Medicine
Call poison control!: Please call Poison Control now. 1 (800) 222-1222. How bad this is depends on many factors, including your overall health, and other meds, drugs,alcoh ... Read More
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Dr. Carlos Barrios
23 years experience Child Psychiatry
No beautiful cause: It's guaranteed to strip away your stomach lining, cause an ulcer and give you a severe pain in your belly. If your pain is so severe go to the ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raymond Schneider
46 years experience Family Medicine
That is alot: The more Ibuprofen you take, the more likely you will end up with an ulcer or GI bleed. Usually i avoid ove 800mg every 8 hours.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
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
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
25 years experience Pediatrics
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.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Bauman
31 years experience Pharmacology
800mg every 6 hours: Assuming that you are in relatively good health and are around average size; the maximum dose for Ibuprofen is 800mg every six hours (or 3200mg per da ... Read More
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