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Took an Advil 200mg the night before last night and I woke up with pain yesterday and today im still nauseous is there something I can do?

Took an Advil 200mg the night before last night and I woke up with pain yesterday and today im still nauseous is there something I can do?

Damage is done: "stomach pain" can be caused by lots of things & may indeed originate outside the GI tract. Further evaluation is in order before anyone can answer "what to do." your doctor will want to re-examine you as well as know the quality, timing, duration, location, & associations (eating, position, activity, stooling, urinating) of your pain to better direct the next appropriate testing. Take no more! ...Read more

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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I took one Advil 200mg four hours ago. can i take one Advil cold and sinus (which is 200mg as well) now?

I took one Advil 200mg four hours ago. can i take one Advil cold and sinus (which is 200mg as well) now?

Of course: You are not exceed the recommended dosage. The Advil recommended dose is 200 mg to 400 mg every 4 to 6 hours as required. ...Read more

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How long does headache relief from one Advil 200mg last?

How long does headache relief from one Advil 200mg last?

Each person differen: the usual time is 4 to 6 hours Some people with just one advil have relief for days Some just have relief for 2 to 3 hours but most of the time the medication lasts 4 hours If continued headaches go to your provider for more help and prevention methods ...Read more

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Is it safe to take 3 Advil 200mg every 3 hours for sciatica pain that hurts really bad.

Is it safe to take 3 Advil  200mg every 3 hours for sciatica pain that hurts really bad.

Too much: If there is so much pain, you should be seen. The medication will cause gastritis and renal toxicity. Determining cause of pain and other management is recommended. ...Read more

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I felt chills yesterday so I took Advil 200mg. This AM, I felt chills again & rashes on my face & body. Presently taking Bactrim DS since Sept 5 BID?

I felt chills yesterday so I took Advil 200mg. This AM, I felt chills again & rashes on my face & body. Presently taking Bactrim DS since Sept 5 BID?

Contact doctor soon: Bactrim can cause sun sensitivity, so if the rash only affected exposed areas, that may be what happened. Developing a fever while on antibiotics may mean they’re not working, and a rash with a fever while taking Bactrim may be an allergic reaction. Especially given the timing, it’s important to report these symptoms to your doctor. They could range from mild to possibly serious. ...Read more

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Ext hemorrhoid, pain level 3-4. Started 1 week back.Taking 1 advil(200mg) & 2 dulcolax(100mg) daily.He need to see a doctor? How long it takes to heal?

See a doc: External horehound can be thrombosed or contains clot which hurts a lot. Usually subsides in about two weeks. See a doctor to make sure that is what it is b. ...Read more

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What to do if i'm a 119 lbs female and i just took 10 200mg Advil capsules. What's going to happen to me?

What to do if i'm a 119 lbs female and i just took 10 200mg Advil capsules. What's going to happen to me?

Overdose: That is a serious overdose. Call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222. You could have bleeding from your stomach or other organ damage. ...Read more

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I took 15 200mg Advil pills all at the same time why hasn't anything happen and its been 1-2 hours?

I took 15 200mg Advil pills all at the same time why hasn't anything happen and its been 1-2 hours?

Overdose: Richard I'm not sure what you hope to happen, but you need to either call 911 or go to the ER right away. You obviously are trying to hurt yourself, but Advil is just going to damage you. If someone is home with you call for them or get them right now and have them take you to the ER. The National Suicide Hotline is 800-272-8255 ...Read more

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My doc prescribed 75mg of ic diclofenac sod dr twice a day. What is the equivalent dose of Advil, assuming Advil dose is 200mg/pill? Thank You. Davi

My doc prescribed 75mg of ic diclofenac sod dr twice a day.  What is the equivalent dose of Advil, assuming Advil dose is 200mg/pill?  Thank You. Davi

Difficult to say: These meds are entirely different and therefore there is no such thing as an equivalent dose. Figure an Advil dose of 1800-2400 mg daily. ...Read more

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