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Upgraded warnings on NSAIDs have me concerned. Advil always wks for me @ recommended dose on pkg, but now afraid to take it. Is it really that unsafe?

Upgraded warnings on NSAIDs have me concerned. Advil always wks for me @ recommended dose on pkg, but now afraid to take it. Is it really that unsafe?

Safe: Advil and similar medications are safe but all medications come with potential adverse effects. You are correct that you shouldn't exceed the recommended dose on the bottle but chronic use ( daily for more than 6 weeks) requires discussion with your doctor to screen for side effects and consider alternatives. Best wishes ...Read more

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How much Advil can I take in 24 hours ?

How much Advil can I take in 24 hours
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1800mg: You probably should not exceed 1800mg a day. This all depends on your age, weight, renal function, and any comorbid medical conditions you might have. There is no one right number. ...Read more

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What diseases can you get from taking Advil long-term?

What diseases can you get from taking Advil long-term?

Long-term advil: Excessive prolonged use of Advil and all other NSAIDs can cause stomach irritation, bleeding, ulcers, kidney and liver problems and has also been linked to cardiovascular disease. ...Read more

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Is Advil safe to take all the time for pain?

Is Advil safe to take all the time for pain?

Not agood idea: Probably not a good idea since it may cause gastrointestinal upset, GI bleeding, cardiac problems and especially kidney toxicity. You should seek medical advice as to why you are in need of a medicine for pain relief. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take expired advil? (03/12)

Expired med: If expiration is 3/12 (end of march 2012) is just a few days experied. Won't be a problem. ...Read more

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What dieseases can you get from taking advil?

What dieseases can you get from taking advil?

Advil: Excessive prolonged use of Advil and all NSAIDs can cause stomach irritation, bleeding, ulcers, kidney and liver problems and has also been linked to cardiovascular disease. ...Read more

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What diseases can you get from taking Advil long-term?

Long-term advil use: Excessive prolonged use of Advil and all other NSAIDs can cause stomach irritation, bleeding, ulcers, kidney and liver problems and has also been linked to cardiovascular disease. ...Read more

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