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Can I take 3 advil liquid gel nighttime?

Can I take 3 advil liquid gel nighttime?

Yes: One Advil liquid gel is 200 mg and you can take up to 800 mg per dose of Ibuprofen which is Advil. Make sure you take it with some food in your stomach as it can make your stomach hurt. It is better to get Motrin which is 400 mg or Ibuprofen 800 or 600 mg tabs if you need a higher dose than Advil so you are not taking too many tabs at a time. ...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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Can you overdose on Advil liquid gels?

Can you overdose on Advil liquid gels?

Yes you can: You can overdose on advil with the possibility of damaging your kidneys and ending up with severe GI bleed. Call the poison control center if you or someone you know just invested large amount of advil. The number 18002221222. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take 2 5mg hydrocodones with an Advil liquid gel together?

Is it safe to take 2 5mg hydrocodones with an Advil liquid gel together?

Likely: Was hydrocodone prescribed to you? Were you told you could take 2 at a time by the doctor that prescribed them to you? If yes to both, then taking with advil is fine. ...Read more

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I have really severe menstral cramps. I have to take 5 Advil liquid gels to get some relief. Is there anything you can recommend?

I have really severe  menstral cramps. I have to take 5 Advil liquid gels to get some relief. Is there anything you can recommend?

Premedicate: Begin taking Ibuprofen or aleve twice a day 5 days before your next period should come. Continue taking the medication regularly throughout the first 3 days of your period. You should also have an OB/GYN evaluate the cause of these severe cramps to see if a hormonal therapy would be beneficial. ...Read more

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Can i take two Advil liquid gels (200mg.) with a naproxen (500mg.) every 12 hours?

Can i take two Advil liquid gels (200mg.) with a naproxen (500mg.) every 12 hours?

Absolutely not: Combining 2 different nsaids at once can significantly increase the risk of side-effects including ulcers and reduction of kidney function. ...Read more

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Will I cause kidney damage if I take six Advil liquid gels and six ibuprofen tablets all at once?

Will I cause kidney damage if I take six Advil liquid gels and six ibuprofen tablets all at once?

Not good: Over time, yes. The question is why would you take that amount? Above 800 mg further increases in Ibuprofen doses are useless. Talk to your doctor about a different pain rx if you have that much pain. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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