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A 33-year-old male asked:

What is the maximum dose of ibuprofen that is considered safe? i have been given 600mg tabs by the doc but not sure if i can take 2. on lexapro (escitalopram) too...

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Dr. Alvin Lin
Geriatrics 32 years experience
FDA says 3,200mg/d: Of course, i can't vouch for australia where you live, so you really need to ask someone local to you. But in general, you can get good info at www.Drugs.Com (free) or www.Epocrates.Com (free w/registration or pay for extras). Other considerations are your stomach & kidneys. Despite fda max dose, some w/sensitive stomach eg ulcers or chronic kidney disease can't tolerate higher doses.
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