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Ipswich, MA
A 16-year-old female asked:

I took 1000 mg of ibuprofen, am i going to be okay?

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Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Y R U taking it?: The usual dose is 10 mg per kg per dose every 8 hours up to 800 mg per dose or up to a 176 pound person. Doses above that don't usually help and increase side effects. Most common side effects are stomach upset (possible ulcer). As with most things in life, on the one hand but on the other hand.

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Philadelphia, PA
A 18-year-old female asked:

Is 1000 mg of ibuprofen too much?

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Dr. Elena Roukhadze
Pathology 14 years experience
Side effects: The maximum dose for adults is 800 mg/dose or 3200 mg per day. Use only the smallest amount needed to get relief from pain,swelling, or fever. Take ibuprofen with food or milk to lessen stomach upset. An ibuprofen overdose can damage your stomach or intestines. If you take ibuprofen for a long period of time, our doctor may want to check you on a regular basis.
NY
A 18-year-old female asked:

I took 1600 mg of ibuprofen. What do I do?

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Dr. Susan Rhoads
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Call poison control!: Please call Poison Control now. 1 (800) 222-1222. How bad this is depends on many factors, including your overall health, and other meds, drugs,alcohol you may be using. Did you do this on purpose to hurt yourself? Is so, please call 911 right away!

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