A 29-year-old male asked:
how long does it take for ibuprofen 800mg to start working, instantly? is it normal to feel relief right away?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
General Surgery 43 years experience
It varies: we are human not robot so the medicine effect us in many different way and in different speed depend on how fast the stomach absorb the medicine and how fast it get metabolize through our liver and excreted through our kidney and yes sometime it does feel like it worked right away
A Verified Doctor answered
Could be.: if you are feeling better don't worry about the timing. Let me urge you to always take Ibuprofen with food in your stomach
Last updated Jun 28, 2018
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