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What if I take 5-6 Advil (ibuprofen) extra strength in a 24hr period. What would happen?

What if I take 5-6 Advil (ibuprofen) extra strength in a 24hr period. What would happen?

Depends on eating: Depends on what you eat. Its certainly a good idea not to have sugar drinks in your diet, however, if you calorie intake from diet is in excess of your daily needs, you may not lose weight at all. Address your calorie needs as well as your fluid requirements and keep active. Activity also helps with weight loss. ...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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Hi docs, would Advil (ibuprofen) extra strength liqui-gels help period cramps?

Hi docs, would Advil (ibuprofen) extra strength liqui-gels help period cramps?

It sure will!: Anti-inflammatories such as advil (ibuprofen) are very helpful with menstrual pain. You can take 600 mg every 6 hours as needed. ...Read more

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Can I take Advil (ibuprofen) extra strength while taking co azithromycin 250mg?

Can I take Advil (ibuprofen) extra strength while taking co azithromycin 250mg?

Yes: Yes you can. Just make sure to take it with food so it doesn't upset your stomach. Take care! ...Read more

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I'm having a migraine headache, I took excedrine migraine about 7 hours ago, can I take an Advil (ibuprofen) or excedrine extra strength now?

I'm having a migraine headache, I took excedrine migraine about 7 hours ago, can I take an Advil (ibuprofen) or excedrine extra strength now?

No: You should not not take more than 2 tabs in 24 hours, unless directed by a physician. I can not suggest taking any more of this drug or any other drug of this nature until 24 hours has passed. If however you are feeling extreme pain please go to a clinic for an exam. ...Read more

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If I have high BP can I take one extra strength Advil (ibuprofen) for a tooth ache?

If I have high BP can I take one extra strength Advil (ibuprofen) for a tooth ache?

Yes: Only if you need advil (ibuprofen) on prolonged basis i.E many weeks would you need to monitor your BP and adjust your medication for high bp. ...Read more

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I get bad menstrual migraines. Nothing helps. A friend get relief from 2 Advil and 2 extra strength Tylenol (acetaminophen) taken together. Is this safe?

I get bad menstrual migraines. Nothing helps. A friend get relief from 2 Advil and 2 extra strength Tylenol (acetaminophen) taken together. Is this safe?

Should be safe: Yes, this is safe, as long as you do not use it often. If you use this three days in a row and not at all otherwise, this should be safe. Exceptions would be for people with kidney or liver disease, or for people who take other medications. ...Read more

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Can I take advil (ibuprofen) pm, about six hours after taking excedrin extra strength?

Can I take advil (ibuprofen) pm, about six hours after taking excedrin extra strength?

Yes but only if. ..: Advil is a brand of ibuprofen while Excedrin is a branded combination of aspirin, acetaminophen & caffeine, assuming that I'm describing your version. If so, you can take these two meds 6hrs apart as you asked. However, do consider taking plain acetaminophen rather than Excedrin in order to avoid having high (er) dose aspirin in your system along w/ibuprofen. ...Read more

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After 4 shots of white tequila, when can I take Advil (ibuprofen) extra strenght liquid gel?

Its ok: You may have some increased gastric upset depending on how long after the tequila the Advil (ibuprofen) was ...Read more

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I take valtrex 500 mg daily, can I take advil xtra strength with the daily valtrex? Any complications with the 2 meds?

I take valtrex 500 mg daily, can I take advil xtra strength with the daily valtrex? Any complications with the 2 meds?

There are no: Interactions between these medications. Make sure you follow the instructions on the bottle of advil for the proper daily dosage. ...Read more

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I had 2 AlkaSeltzer X-Strength + 2 Liquid Advil (ibuprofen) right after (I've no medical conditions). I didn't think of this until now, but what are the dangers??

Not encouraged, but: ...fortunately the Alka Seltzer has aspirin, acetaminophen and caffeine. The Advil (/ibuprofen) will behave similarly to the aspirin as both are in the NSAID family. Isolated mistake will not cause problems, but not recommended for regular use. ...Read more

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Took 2 Advil (ibuprofen) liqui gels (200) at 12:30, 2 regular strength tylenols (325 each) 5:30, and another regular at 7:15pm. How soon safely can I take more?

Took 2 Advil (ibuprofen) liqui gels (200) at 12:30, 2 regular strength tylenols (325 each) 5:30, and another regular at 7:15pm. How soon safely can I take more?

See below: Without knowing whether you have normal kidney function as well normal liver function it difficult to answer. If everything is normal, the advil can be taken every 8 hours, and tylenol (acetaminophen) every 6 hours but no more than what is recommended on the packaging. ...Read more

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4cm ovarian cyst...In severe pain. Taking max amount of xtra strength Advil (ibuprofen) for almost 3 days with little relief...Other pain relief suggestions?

Severe pain: Anyone with severe pain needs to be examined by a doctor. Severe pain with a 4 cm ovarian cyst can be a symptoms of "ovarian torsion". This is when the ovary twists on it's connecting stalk. This can kill the ovary and be a surgical emergency. Seek care if you are in severe pain with an ovarian cyst 4 cm in size. ...Read more

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Thalamic cavernoma, suffer from horrible headaches. Tried different strengths of tylonol, advil, (ibuprofen) migraine meds, nerve block injections no relief sugestions?

Thalamic cavernoma, suffer from horrible headaches. Tried different strengths of tylonol, advil, (ibuprofen) migraine meds, nerve block injections no relief sugestions?

Ask your doctor if: He would recommend giving you imitrex, topamax, (topiramate) opioids, tricyclic antidepressants/tca etc. Have ur blood pressure checked. Take care and god bless u! http://www. Webmd. Com/migraines-headaches/default. Htm? Names-dropdown=id. Http://www. Doctoroz. Com/videos/all-natural-headache-cures. ...Read more

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