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i was told to take 600-800 mg of advil every four hours for 24 hours before a mammogram. this is way over the 3200mg max. how do i do this safely?

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Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
2400 mgm: per 24 hours is the MAXIMUM recommended dosage.. This would allow you to take 600 mgm every 6 hours or 800 mgm every 8 hours... This should be adequate for a Mammogram examination under usual conditions Hope this is helpfuul Dr Z
Answered on Apr 9, 2018
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