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Is ibuprofen same as advil

A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nishan Odabashian
Endodontics 31 years experience
Yes: You can take up to 2400mg of Ibuprofen in a 24 hour period. So 3x2 tablets every 6 hours is safe. Howevee, you want to get to the root of the problem.... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Steven Reidbord
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Carefully: Advil (ibuprofen) may increase lithium blood levels by reducing the excretion of lithium by the kidneys. This could lead to lithium toxicity. One st... Read More
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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 33 years experience
Advil/Lithium: If excess advil, (ibuprofen) can raise lithium level. Use with caution & only as needed.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gena Kluwe
Internal Medicine 25 years experience
Depends.: If the advil (ibuprofen) are 200 mg Ibuprofen and you are an otherwise healthy person with no contraindications. No pregnancy, no GI bleeding, no ren... Read More
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 29 years experience
Not Tylenol (acetaminophen): The PM part yes. But, taking Tylenol (acetaminophen) daily is extremely hard in the liver. Use the generic for Benadryl. That is what causes sedation.
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Salama
Family Medicine 11 years experience
It depends: This question is not so straightforward because it depends on many things such as why you are taking it, how much you are taking, other medications yo... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Carroll
Dr. Andrew Carrollanswered
Family Medicine 26 years experience
1800mg: You probably should not exceed 1800mg a day. This all depends on your age, weight, renal function, and any comorbid medical conditions you might have... Read More
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Collins
Dr. Donald Collinsanswered
Family Medicine 42 years experience
Yes: These can be taken together. I assume you have an infection requiring both antibiotics. Good luck!
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Advil (ibuprofen) overdose.: Depends on the dose of each pill. Are you considering taking an overdose? If you are having thoughts about killing yourself, get seen at the neares... Read More
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Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
Internal Medicine 42 years experience
Yes: Advil (ibuprofen) does not interfere with the antibiotic nitrofurantoin. Be sure to take a glass of water or food with the advil to prevent stomach ir... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 29 years experience
Ibuprofen Safe Dose: 800 mg at one dose, up to four times a day for a short time.
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