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Ibuprofen (Definition)

Ibuprofen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (nsaid). It works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body. Ibuprofen is used to reduce fever and treat pain or inflammation caused by many conditions such as headache, toothache, back pain, arthritis, menstrual ...Read more


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If I take two 800 mg ibuprofen at one time can I overdose ?

If I take two  800 mg ibuprofen at one time can I overdose ?

Ibuprofen: Who prescribed this for you. If it was your doctor who prescribed just one dose you should not take 2 doses. If your doctor did not prescribe any do not take any. ...Read more

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Took 800 mg ibuprofen at 7 pm , accidently took 800 mg again at 9:20 pm will I be ok?

Took 800 mg ibuprofen at 7 pm , accidently took 800 mg again at 9:20 pm   will I be ok?

Too much ibuprofen: Generally, yes, but monitor yourself for stomach pain and/or bloody stools as anti inflammatory drugs like ibuprofen can be harmful to the intestinal tract and cause ulcers and/or bleeding when taken in excess. But usually if this is the first time you've done this, you'll be ok. ...Read more

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Is it safe for me to take 800 mg ibuprofen every 4 hours?

No: The dosing period for Ibuprofen is minimum of every 6-8. Sooner than that can result in high doses that can problems with the kidneys and increased GI upset. ...Read more

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I'm on 10mg of xarelto per day and i just took 800 mg ibuprofen. Do i need to worry?

Be careful: Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of motrin, xarelto: hypotension oesophagitis haemorrhagic haematoma post procedural haemorrhage haemoglobin decreased haemorrhage post procedural haematoma anaemia prothrombin time prolonged i would call my doctor and tell him, hopefully nothing will happen. Good luck. ...Read more

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Help please! is an 800 mg ibuprofen tablet almost the same as vicodin?

Help please! is an 800 mg ibuprofen tablet almost the same as vicodin?

Ibuprofen: Ibuprofen is an anti-inflammatory medication. Vicodin is a combination of hydrocodone and tylenol (acetaminophen). They are both used as pain killers. ...Read more

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Severe migraine took 800 mg ibuprofen every 6 hrs since yesterday nd still have migraine ?

Severe migraine took 800 mg ibuprofen every 6 hrs since yesterday nd still have migraine ?

You need evaluation: You need to see your physician. It needs to be clarified whether this is actually migraine or something else. ...Read more

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I took an 800 mg ibuprofen this morning? Ok to drink a few beers tonite? Any interactions?

I took an 800 mg ibuprofen this morning?  Ok to drink a few beers tonite?  Any interactions?

NO MORE THAN 2: Ibuprofen is irritating to the stomach. When you combine it with alchohol it is especially irritating to the lining of the stomach. ...Read more

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I took 800 mg ibuprofen at 10:30 pm then extra streath tylonal 500 mg six hours.Later will i be okay?

I took 800 mg  ibuprofen at 10:30 pm then extra streath tylonal 500 mg  six hours.Later will i be okay?

Yes: This is well within the recommended dose guidelines for the medications. Both differ in the way the body disposes of the medication.The Ibuprofen exits primarily through the kidneys and the tylenol (acetaminophen) through the liver.There is no risk in stacking these different medications but i usually recommend folks use one or the other. ...Read more

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Is there really any difference between 600, and 800 mg ibuprofen? What is the strongest NSAID available OTC?

Is there really any difference between 600, and 800 mg ibuprofen? What is the strongest NSAID available OTC?

Minimal: I believe there is minimal difference between the 2 dosages but some people might feel a little better with the 800 mg vs the 600 mg. Aleve is the other most common NSAID and again I think the compatible. Some people may respond better to one versus another. Good luck ...Read more

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I took two 800 mg ibuprofen & it didn't help so my mom just gave me one of her ambian. Is this okay?

I took two 800 mg ibuprofen  & it didn't help so my mom just gave me one of her ambian.  Is this okay?

What condition?: Ibuprofen is an NSAID exact mechanism unknown, inhibits cyclooxygenase reducing prostaglandin and thromboxane synthesis, used for pain and inflammation. Use the lowest effective dose. Check out the high dose limits... Ambien is a sedative hypnotic used for sleep. It is better not to borrow relatives and friends medications. Go to doctor for better headache regiment. ...Read more

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I have arthiritis and find that taking an NSAID helps. Is taking an NSAID daily ok? If so, is it better to take 800 mg ibuprofen or 25 mg diclofenic?

I have arthiritis and find that taking an NSAID helps. Is taking an NSAID daily ok? If so, is it better to take 800 mg ibuprofen or 25 mg diclofenic?

?Ibuprofen is safer: Some studies, including an FDA study several years ago with 1.5 million people followed over many years, show ibuprofen to be safer, cardiac wise, than diclofenac. The safest in terms of cardiac issues AND GI side effects is celecoxib, celebrex. Regardless, your PCP should monitor your kidney and liver functions annually. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take 800 mg ibuprofen and 20 mg prozac (fluoxetine)?

Is it safe to take 800 mg ibuprofen and 20 mg prozac (fluoxetine)?

Increased risk: Increased risk of GI bleed and easy bruising and bleeding have been associated with Prozac and NSAID combinations but non with tylenol (acetaminophen). ...Read more

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I have bad ra pain can I take two excedrin pm and 800 mg ibuprofen at the same time at night time ?

I have bad ra pain can I take two  excedrin pm and 800 mg ibuprofen at the same time at night time ?

May a be good idea: This may be a good idea because you don't want to take two medicines that have anti inflammatory activity but Excedrin PM does not have an anti-inflammatory NSAIDs it has acetaminophen or Tylenol since the Stelera is use for psoriatic arthritis and psoriasis do you have rheumatoid arthritis or not? These guidelines are still OK for psoriatic arthritis ...Read more

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Is it safe to take more than 1000 mg of methocarbamol and 800 mg ibuprofen? thats what I took and my back is still in a lot of pain.

Is it safe to take more than 1000 mg of methocarbamol and 800 mg ibuprofen? thats what I took and my back is still in a lot of pain.

Its safe: However if you are still in pain you may want to be seen by a spine specialist to determine of other treatment options are possible for you. ...Read more

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Is taking 3-4 lortab,And 3-4 800 mg Ibuprofen (spaced out,within a 24 hr period) short term,bad? I've done this for four days so far.

Is taking 3-4 lortab,And 3-4 800 mg Ibuprofen (spaced out,within a 24 hr period) short term,bad? I've done this for four days so far.

No: Its a common multimodal pain regimen. Short term use of opiates is OK for acute exacerbations of pain. Opaites are not indicated for chronic non malignant pain. ...Read more

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