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A 36-year-old member asked:

How much ibuprofen can i take in 1 day?

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Dr. Daniel Bauman
pharmacology 32 years experience
800mg every 6 hours: The maximum does for a healthy person is 800mg every six hours (3200mg per day). Make sure and take this medication with food to minimize stomach upset.

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A 34-year-old member asked:

How much ibuprofen can you take in one day?

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Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Motrin: It can vary from 1200 mg to 3200 mg per day in divided dosages in very specific indications.
A 34-year-old member asked:

How much ibuprofen can you take in one day and not harm your liver?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Nolan Segal
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Limit use: 2400mg maximum of ibuprofen(advil) per day. Acetaminophen(tylenol), no more than 2000mg/day to be relatively safe. There are risks even with lower doses.
A 42-year-old member asked:

How much ibuprofen cna I take each day?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Ronald De la Pena
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
2400 mg: This is a good max dose though up to 3, 200 maybe used for 3-4 days. If not better call the doctor.
A 40-year-old member asked:

How much ibuprofen can I safely take in a day?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 49 years experience
FDA approved max.: It is 2400mg per day, or 3 x 800mg.
Dr. Mehul SHETH
Dr. Mehul SHETH commented
Pediatrics 19 years experience
For adults. For kids it depends on their weight
Jul 21, 2012
A 38-year-old member asked:

Is 1600 mg of ibuprofen too much to take in a day?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Ronald Krauser
A Verified Doctoranswered
Rheumatology 53 years experience
No: That dose is well within acceptable range.
Last updated Feb 18, 2019

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