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how much ibuprofen can i take?

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Dr. Joseph Bouvier
Pediatrics 25 years experience
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.

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A 39-year-old member asked:

Can someone here tell me please how much ibuprofen can I take?

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Dr. MALKHAZI Mikadze
Pediatrics 29 years experience
Deopends on weight: Average adult dose is ussually 600 mg which is 3 pills of over the counter ibuprofen, Motrin or advil. If your weight is less than 90 lb than take 400 mg.
A 39-year-old member asked:

Please help, how much ibuprofen/motrin can you take?

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Dr. Charles Rocamboli
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Depends. : If you are a healthy adult, with no kidney issues, you can take 800mg every 8 hours.
A 36-year-old member asked:

Ibuprofen how much can take before it gets dangerous?

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Dr. Daniel Bauman
Pharmacology 31 years experience
800mg per dose: The maximum dose for a healthy adult is 800mg every six hours (3200mg per day). Make sure and take this medication with food to avoid stomach upset.
A 32-year-old member asked:

How much ibuprofen can I safely take?

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Dr. Daniel Bauman
Pharmacology 31 years experience
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 day). Make sure you take this medication with food to avoid stomack upset.
A 30-year-old member asked:

How much ibuprofen will it take to stop a period?

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Dr. Joel Rivera Jimenez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
Ibuprofen: Ibuprofen is used to control pain during menstruation, it is not used to actually stop a menstrual period. Taking NSAID have been linked to decreased menstrual flow, especially Mefenamic Acid (ponstel), but not to the point to acutally stop it. See your obgyn for more info.

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