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A 18-year-old male asked:

Can i stop taking ibuprofen and acetaminophen pills abruptly after 8 days of use? i take two acetaminophen pills ( 500 mg each ) and one ibuprofen pill ( 400 mg ) every 8 hours?

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Dr. Aveshen Govender
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Yes: You should only take medication when required and as prescribed. You do not need to wean off this meds and can stop them if they are no longer required.it is best However to consult the prescribing doctor.

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Last updated Oct 18, 2020

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