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is 800 mg of ibuprofen too much

A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elena Roukhadze
13 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
35 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. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: That dose is well within acceptable range.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 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 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Ibuprofen overdose: That amount of Ibuprofen can cause all kinds of bleeding problems like a stress ulcer, bleeding in your intestine or your urinary tract as well as you ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Germanovich
12 years experience Pain Management
Talk to your doctor: Ibuprofen lasts about 6-8 hours. Take excedrin as directed after that. Nsaids can cause ulcers and life threatening bleeding. Talk to your physician a ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Catherine Spratt turner
32 years experience Family Medicine
Toxic dose ibuprofen: That is an extremely toxic dose of ibuprofen. It can cause kidneys to shut down, bleeding, high bp. Get to the er if you did this
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julianna Bojta
45 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: It is ok for acute pain for a limited time only. (1-2weeks). Take it with food. However It can cause upset stomach and even ulcer if you take it too ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vikram Patel
36 years experience Pain Management
Ibuprofen: 800 mg of ibuprofen three times a day is sometimes prescribed for acute inflammation so it is safe if taken properly. Please do not take it on empty s ... Read More
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Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
You should be OK: There is some small risk of stomach irritation(Gastritis) from both of these chemicals. So take an antacid if you have any indigestion or heart burn. ... Read More
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Dr. Niel Venter
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: Yes. They should not influence each other.

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