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Can you take Advil (ibuprofen) four days prior to surgery?

Can you take Advil (ibuprofen) four days prior to surgery?

Check with your Doc: Usually physicians will hold these medications for about 5 days. This may be different for your surgeon and they type of surgery. I would give them a call. ...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 i take 2 ibuprofen tablets, USP 800mgs in a four hour time if pain is suver?

Can i take 2 ibuprofen tablets, USP 800mgs in a four hour time if pain is suver?

Be careful: Yes you can , but you can reduce the risk of abdominal pain or irritation with taking them with food. Try not to take more than 800mg every 8 hrs at the most. Also consider tylenol (acetaminophen) instead based on the type of pain you are having. ...Read more

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I took regular Advil (ibuprofen) four hours ago. can i take an Advil (ibuprofen) cold and sinus now?

I took regular Advil (ibuprofen) four hours ago. can i take an Advil (ibuprofen) cold and sinus now?

It depends: Depending on what your original dose was, it would be advisable to wait 2 more hours before taking the medication. Dosing of ibuprofen (which is in Advil) is maximum 800mg ever 6-8 hours. ...Read more

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

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

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

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Dentist told me today to take 600mg Advil (ibuprofen) every four hours until my root canal on Monday. Is this safe?

Dentist told me today to take 600mg Advil (ibuprofen) every four hours until my root canal on Monday. Is this safe?

Advil (ibuprofen): This is safe as it is a short duration treatment, unless you have renal insufficiency (kidney function reduction) or significant acid reflux (GERD) or esophagitis. ...Read more

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Oral surgeon gave me 800 mg of ibuprofen to take four times a day. I sleep 8 hrs and read it's not safe to take 3200 mg in <24 hrs. Am I ok?

Oral surgeon gave me 800 mg of ibuprofen to take  four times a day. I sleep 8 hrs and read it's not safe to take 3200 mg in <24 hrs. Am I ok?

Ibuprofen: Your own oral surgeon is the best one to discuss your concerns and prescribe proper pain medication. It's on the high side and might be suitable for you for a day or two, but only your own doctor who knows your medical and dental history can determine that. Some doctors prescribe lower does of ibuprofen along with acetaminophen. ...Read more

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Have ulcerative colitis. Taking Lialda for four years. Can I take Celebrex (celecoxib) for arthritis pain? I know I can't use aspirin or ibuprofen.

Have ulcerative colitis. Taking Lialda for four years. Can I take Celebrex (celecoxib) for arthritis pain? I know I can't use aspirin or ibuprofen.

Yes for short time: If your IBD is in remission then, you can use Celebrex (celecoxib) for up to 14 days without risk to your IBD. Otherwise, no there is a contraindication against the drug. ...Read more

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Can i take 4 200mg ibuprofen at once?

Can i take 4 200mg ibuprofen at once?

Yes, but: the more ibuprofen the more risk of side effects. those side effects are dose-related, meaning the higher the dose, the more times per day and the more days you take it, the more problems you can get into- gastrointestinal, and kidney, especially. then again it depends what health issues you have to start with. i usually recommend a high dose for about a week. then you should see a ...Read more

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Can i take 4 Advil (ibuprofen) at one time?

Depends.: If the advil (ibuprofen) are 200 mg Ibuprofen and you are an otherwise healthy person with no contraindications. No pregnancy, no GI bleeding, no renal insufficiency. That is a prescription dose and we only recommend high doses like that with professional counsel. It's better to stick with the dose on the bottle unless your personal physician has instructed you otherwise. High dose nsaids have risk. ...Read more

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How often can you take ibuprofen pm 200 mg ?

How often can you take ibuprofen pm 200 mg ?

Every 8 hours : It depends but if you are adult then you can take up to 600-800 mg every 8 hours as needed. ...Read more

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Would it be fine to take 4 ibuprofen at once?

Would it be fine to take 4 ibuprofen at once?

Call: Let your pharmacist help you based on other prescriptions you are currently taking. ...Read more

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Are 4 advils (ibuprofen) safe to take at once?

See below: If the pills are 200 mg each, and your weight is above 70-80 kg, then 800 mg is ok for an adult or large adolescent, except if you have kidney issues. ...Read more

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I took 2 500 mg ibuprofen at 4:00pm when can i take 2 more?

I took 2 500 mg ibuprofen at 4:00pm when can i take 2 more?

Every 8 hours: Ibuprofen is usually dosed every 8 hours. You should always take it with food to avoid irritating the stomach lining. You can take it again at 12 midnight or alternate with Tylenol (acetaminophen) is your pain has returned. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can you take 600 mg of Advil (ibuprofen) every 4 hours for two days?

over max dose : You should not take over 3200mg in 24 hrs. Take with food and make sure there are no contraindications to you taking this med and there are no drug interactions with any medications you are taking. ...Read more

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I took 4 of the 200mlg of ibuprofen is that ok and can i take 3 more?

Not for long: These two doses are fine so long as you’ve spread them out by 8 hours. After that, go back to the recommended dose of 200 mg. High doses unsupervised by a healthcare professional for longer put you at risk of a stomach bleed. You get one of those, and you start losing blood fast, which can threaten your life. No joke. Not worth the risk. If you have pain for longer, please make an appointment. ...Read more

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I have ibuprofen and each tablet is 200 mg how many should I take for it to have an effect?

The least amount: All doses have an effect, you should take the smallest amount possiible to treat your problem. ...Read more

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400mg ibuprofen, 12hr xtended release. If max recommended / day =3200mg, is it reasonable to assume i can take 4 at once, 2 times per day?

Yes but...: Yes, you can do that but it is not advised. The higher dose you take at one time, the higher chance of developing gastrointestinal side effects such as nausea, stomach pain/irritation, or bleeding. ...Read more

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Is it safe for me to take 800 mg ibuprofen every 4 hours?

No: The dosing period for Ibuprofen is minimum of every 6-8. Sooner than that can result in high doses that can problems with the kidneys and increased GI upset. ...Read more

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I have a 10 year old who weighs 130 lbs. Can she take an adult ibuprofen 200 mg?

I have a 10 year old who weighs 130 lbs. Can she take an adult ibuprofen 200 mg?

Yes she can: But read the labels carefully, don't exceed recommended dosage/duration, take after meals not on an empty stomach, usually the dose for kids is 5-10 mg/ kg every 6 hours, and she weighs around 60 kgs, obese though, check this link for weight and height
https://www.cdc.gov/growthcharts/data/set2clinical/cj41c072.pdf ...Read more

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I had a small drink about 4 hours ago how long do I have to wait to take advil (ibuprofen)?

OK now. : Unless you have significant underlying liver disease or are a big drinker you are fine with a single drink and a reasonable dose of acetaminophen. ...Read more

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