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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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I took 16 Aleve pills, 7 advils, and 4 tylenols (acetaminophen) in the past 10 hours. how urgent is a doctor and what side effects may occur?

I took 16 Aleve pills, 7 advils, and 4 tylenols (acetaminophen) in the past 10 hours. how urgent is a doctor and what side effects may occur?

Get Help ASAP!: Tylenol (acetaminophen) is safe up to 4,000 mg a day. NSAIDs: 16 aleve pills and 7 advils maybe enough to make a hole in the stomach and it can seriously damage your liver. Bleeding to death internally is very painful. Get help ASAP! ...Read more

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I took a dose of advil cold and sinus then two hours later took a dose of advil pm. Is that ok?

I took a dose of advil cold and sinus then two hours later took a dose of advil pm. Is that ok?

Depends how much ?: Of you took Advil sinus is Advil with decongescent and Advil PM is Advil with Benadryl. Usually there is 200 - 400 mg in a pill of Advil . maximum dose of Advil is 800 mg every 8 h ( 3 x 24 hours) . Always take with food . Some decongescent can upset sleep and offsetting with Advil PM not greatest idea but ok short time. Drink plenty of fluids, steam inhalation, nasal saline rinse to help conges ...Read more

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Can i take Advil pm with biaxin (clarithromycin)?

Yes: Per interactions checking, no significant dangerous interactions are reported. However, Ibuprofen and biaxin (clarithromycin) can both cause stomach upset. ...Read more

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Does Advil (ibuprofen) pm work?

Does Advil (ibuprofen) pm work?

In what way?: It can relieve pain of certain types and if it relieves pain a can allow a person to relax and go to sleep. It can also allow person to function more normally.However one must always consider the type of medicine it is, a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatoryand it can have significant side effects including kidney problems intestinal bleeding problems water retention among the most prominent. ...Read more

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