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Can I Take 4 200 Mg Ibuprofen
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
I took regular Advil (ibuprofen) four hours ago. can i take an Advil (ibuprofen) cold and sinus 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?
Dentist told me today to take 600mg Advil (ibuprofen) every four hours until my root canal on Monday. Is this safe?
I have this severe throbbing in my head. It occurs upon standing, sitting, walking, and looking down. I usually take four ibuprofen.
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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?
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
I took an aleve (naproxen) four hours ago for dental pain. Is it safe to take ibuprofen now? The pain is back.
DDS: pain meds do not TREAT the problem. See your DDS ASAP. ...Read more
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.
HEllo I have already taken 4 200 mg of ibuprofen but not all at once first set at one not sure then the second a few hours later can take 2 more?
Correct dosing: 200mg tablets 1-3 tablets every 6-8 hrs. on a full stomach. ...Read more
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
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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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
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
The least amount: All doses have an effect, you should take the smallest amount possiible to treat your problem. ...Read more
If my dr told me to take 800 mg of Advil (ibuprofen) every 8 hours is there a big difference if i take 2 every 4 hours? They total the same amount?
Advil (ibuprofen): As long as the total daily dose is the same, i see no problem taking it the way you want. ...Read more
Advil (ibuprofen): On an "as needed basis", no harm. ...Read more
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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