A 37-year-old female asked:
can you take advil (ibuprofen) and motrin 800 like five hours apart from each other?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Patrick Kohlitz answered
10 years experience Internal Medicine
Ibuprofen: Advil and Motrin are actually different brand names of the same medicine, a NSAID. Generally, ibuprofen should not be taken in lesser than 4-6 hour intervals and the total dose should not be more than 2400mg per day. Excess or long term use can result in stomach and kidney problems.
Answered on Sep 3, 2020
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