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did i take too much ibuprofen?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
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A 27-year-old female asked:

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

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Dr. Andrew Carroll
Dr. Andrew Carrollanswered
Family Medicine 25 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. There is no one right number.
Dr. Andrew Carroll
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.
Jan 5, 2012
A 40-year-old member asked:

How much ibuprofen can I safely take in a day?

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Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 48 years experience
FDA approved max.: It is 2400mg per day, or 3 x 800mg.
Dr. Mehul SHETH
Dr. Mehul SHETH commented
Pediatrics 18 years experience
For adults. For kids it depends on their weight
Jul 21, 2012
A 45-year-old member asked:

How much Advil (ibuprofen) is too much to take?

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Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 37 years experience
See below: No more than 2, 400 mg/24 hours for an idealized 70 kg person.
A 34-year-old member asked:

How much ibuprofen can you take in one day?

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Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Motrin: It can vary from 1200 mg to 3200 mg per day in divided dosages in very specific indications.
A 36-year-old member asked:

How much ibuprofen can I take in 1 day?

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Dr. Daniel Bauman
Pharmacology 31 years experience
800mg every 6 hours: The maximum does for a healthy person is 800mg every six hours (3200mg per day). Make sure and take this medication with food to minimize stomach upset.

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