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A 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. Howard Feinberg
36 years experience Rheumatology
Motrin: Inoprofen is the genetic name for Motrin or the over the counter advil (ibuprofen). It is in a class of drugs called nonsteroidal anti inflammatory d ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Schneider
33 years experience Pediatric Dentistry
Pain management : Ibuprofen is the generic name for the common medications Advil, and Motrin (as well as a few others). It is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agent. I ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
23 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: If the entire dose is taken at one time or over a short period of time. This dose is equivalent to about 3 times the maximum recommended daily dose. ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
24 years experience Pediatrics
See below: This question begs the question- why? Are you planning to do this or has there been an accidental overdose? There are many systems is the body that ... Read More
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Louis Reznick
50 years experience Family Medicine
The : The simple answer is yes, but in moderation. Excessive alcohol is dageing to the liver leading to alcoholic cirrhosis & Motrin also is limited in amo ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ely Brand
Dr. Ely Brand answered
43 years experience Gynecologic Oncology
True: Prostaglandin inhibitors interrupt the menstrual contraction of uterine smooth muscle.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Moran
18 years experience Pain Management
NSAID: Ibuprofen, or advil, (ibuprofen) is an anti i glam story medicine. It is used for minor pain and inflammation.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience Dermatology
Dosage: Over-the-counter Ibuprofen is available only in the 200mg strength. Higher dosages (400, 600, 800mg) require a prescription.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: One gram of Voltaren (diclofenac) is an enormous overdose. If you ingested that much, go immediately to the ER. Never combine 2 different NSAIDs.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. MALKHAZI Mikadze
28 years experience Pediatrics
No: Paracetamol is same is Acetaminophen ( aka tylenol (acetaminophen) ). Effect/efficacy of Acetaminophen and Ibuprofen is individual and depends on ... Read More
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
28 years experience Pain Management
Anti-inflammatory: Gets rid of inflammation, reduces temperature, pain killer.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience Pediatrics
See Doc: Obviously infection. After 3 d you should see your pediatrician to determine if it is more than a virus.
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elden Rand
20 years experience Cardiology
Yes: Could have these symptoms with pericarditis, especially if still having the chest discomfort. The antiinflammatory effects of these medications start ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
28 years experience Pain Management
Yes. If: If kidney function is normal, and you don't have diabetes or high blood pressure. If kidney problems, you can't take any at all. If high blood pressur ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
FDA approved max.: It is 2400mg per day, or 3 x 800mg.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colton Bradshaw
Specializes in Pediatrics
Varies by age/weight: For a normal adult without renal problems, 600mg every 6 hours is standard; however smaller size and kidney problems may require caution. Children are ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernard Canlas
29 years experience Pain Management
Don't self medicate: As stated before taking anything have yourself evaluated by a physician. Don't take a short cut.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elden Rand
20 years experience Cardiology
Maybe.: Maximum dose is 800mg up to 4 times daily. This is 3200mg daily, so 18k mg is 5.6 times the daily max. Individual response is quite variable, so ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Willam Lau
9 years experience Infectious Disease
Gastritis: Ibuprofen often causes gastritis and may lead to bleeding and even perforation.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
59 years experience Pain Management
Many: Intestinal bleeding , fluid retention , interference with healing and being left with chronic pain.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ron Wright
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: Clearance of this medication is done by the liver and is dose- and liver function-dependent. Basically, if you took 200mg, it is gone in 2 hrs, 400mg ... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Houghton
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
3-4days, 300mg: Fever in anyone over 3months old, if previously healthy, can be watched for up to 3-4days if no other worrisome symptoms. Most viral fevers will impro ... Read More
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A 76-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
39 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Either but: All nsaids carry a cardiac black box warning from the fda but Naproxen probably is the one with the best profile in this regard but may have more GI ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronda Dennis-Smithart
Specializes in Pediatrics
See Dr: You don't say if you had general anesthesia or if your delivery was vaginal or c section, but i would be concerned that you may have an infection rela ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience Addiction Medicine
Worse stomach probs: Ibuprofen is in a class of drugs called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs or nsaids. These work by inhibiting a class of compounds called prostagl ... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
No: This should be ok.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. MALKHAZI Mikadze
28 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: It is safe to take Ibuprofen and propain. Do not take Acetaminophen and/or Acetaminophen containing medications, while taking propain.
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Per Freitag
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: should not cause a dangerous interaction
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
Death: Overdose can cause kidney damage. It can also cause cardiopulmonary arrest.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Marx
47 years experience Pain Management
Depends: On your weight, general health status, how many times a day you are taking it and how long you have been taking that class (NSAID) drug.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrea Rodgers
27 years experience Emergency Medicine
Road rash: It sounds as though she has an abrasion, which would be consistent with the type of injury she had. It is normal not to have scabbing this early on. ... Read More
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