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A 42-year-old member asked:

How much ibuprofen cna i take each day?

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Dr. Ronald De la Pena
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
2400 mg: This is a good max dose though up to 3, 200 maybe used for 3-4 days. If not better call the doctor.
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A 40-year-old member asked:

How much ibuprofen can I safely take in a day?

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Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 49 years experience
FDA approved max.: It is 2400mg per day, or 3 x 800mg.
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Dr. Mehul SHETH commented
Pediatrics 19 years experience
For adults. For kids it depends on their weight
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A 34-year-old member asked:

How much ibuprofen can you take in one day?

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Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Motrin: It can vary from 1200 mg to 3200 mg per day in divided dosages in very specific indications.
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A 36-year-old member asked:

How much ibuprofen can I take in 1 day?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Daniel Bauman
pharmacology 32 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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A 32-year-old member asked:

How much ibuprofen can I safely take?

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Dr. Daniel Bauman
pharmacology 32 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.
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A 43-year-old member asked:

How much ibuprofen can I take?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
Pediatrics 26 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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Last updated May 4, 2016
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