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am i ok taking a 600 mg ibuprofen?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
As long as you: Don't have any contraindications - this is within normal dosing for adults.

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How much Advil (ibuprofen) can I take in 24 hours

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Dr. Andrew Carroll commented
Family Medicine 25 years experience
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I would likely just support Dr. Wyatt's numbers for your weight then. Short term, 600mg with food three times daily is okay. Dr. Wyatt quotes the more acceptable numbers for chronic usage.
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