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CAN I take two ibuprofen 800?

CAN I take two ibuprofen 800?

Few questions:: #1: Allergic to aspirin? Sometimes those folks react poorly to other NSAIDS. #2: How are your kidneys? If they are totally fine, you don't need renal dosing. #3: What other drugs are you taking? Will they interact? Go to my drug interaction link on my site to check. #4: How are you timing doses? If there are no issues, you can take 800mg every 8 hrs, or 600mg every 6 hrs. Max pain benefit at 600mg ...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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I have a very bad ear infection. I am taking amoxicillin with clavulonic acid. But the pain is extremely severe. Can I take two ibuprofen 600mg atonce?

I have a very bad ear infection. I am taking amoxicillin with clavulonic acid. But the pain is extremely severe. Can I take two ibuprofen 600mg atonce?

No!: Not unless you also want to deal with the pain of a stomach ulcer. There is a prescription topical medicine that you can drop into your ear called antipyrine/benzocaine that will help numb the pain. You should call the doctor that diagnosed the ear infection and ask for it. ...Read more

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Can I take 2 ibuprofen at once 600 mg each?

Can I take 2 ibuprofen at once 600 mg each?

Ibuprofen dose: No that is too high of a dose. The maximum dose of ibuprofen for an adult is 800 mg 3 times a day, or 600 mg 4 times a day. And it must be taken with food. ...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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Can I take 2 ibuprofen 800 for knee pain?

Not in a single dose: Can take this amount in split dose during the day. Take care. ...Read more

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Can I take 2 ibuprofen 12 hours after I've taken an Aleve (naproxen)?

Can I take 2 ibuprofen 12 hours after I've taken an Aleve (naproxen)?

Bad idea: Do not mix NSAIDS: use either Aleve (naproxen) or Advil- not both: taking a double dose of NSAIDS can lead to gastric irritation/bleeding. If you have inadvertently taken both, wait 8 hrs and flood yourself with 8-10 glasses of water. ...Read more

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Taking 500mg nabumetone 2x daily. Can I take 2 ibuprofen for period cramps also? Mostly likely only need to use ibuprofen for approx 2 days.

Taking 500mg nabumetone 2x daily. Can I take 2 ibuprofen for period cramps also? Mostly likely only need to use ibuprofen for approx 2 days.

No interactions: No drug interactions were found between these two drugs, using the Drugs. Com drug interaction checker. It should be ok. See: https://www.drugs.com/interactions-check.php?drug_list=1310-0,1674-0 ...Read more

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Can I take two 800mg ibuprofen for serious back pain? One just doesn't seem to help at all.

Can I take two 800mg ibuprofen for serious back pain? One just doesn't seem to help at all.

Not recommended: High doses of ibuprofen can be damaging to the kidneys and cause significant GI upset. An urgent care facility will likely be able to prescribe effective pain medication for you until you can be further evaluated for the cause of your pain. I hope you feel better soon! ...Read more

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

Can I take two Advil (ibuprofen) 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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Can I take 2 600mg ibuprofen at the same time for a toothache?

Can I take 2 600mg ibuprofen at the same time for a toothache?

No: The current daily Maximum is 2400 mg Ibuprofen which can be taken in 4 600 mg doses or 3 800 mg. These dosings are considered prescription strength and should only be done under doctor direction. 1200 mg all at once would be considered overdosing. If the pain is breaking through normal Ibuprofen dosing this is a sign to see your dentist ASAP. ...Read more

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How many methocarbam 750mg's can I take with 2 ibuprofen 800mg?

How many methocarbam 750mg's can I take with 2 ibuprofen 800mg?

Methocarbamol: You can take 1 or two tablets twice or three times a day if needed as a maximum dose. ...Read more

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Can I take 2 Advil (ibuprofen) and a pamprin? Thanks in advance.

Can I take 2 Advil (ibuprofen) and a pamprin? Thanks in advance.

Which pamprin?: There are a # of different pamprin products. DO NOT use Advil (ibuprofen) & Pamprin Max Menstrual Pain Relief (acetaminophen / aspirin / caffeine) together. Advil and Pamprin All Day Relief or Pamprin Multi-Symptom Menstrual Relief are ok together. ...Read more

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Can I take 2 advils (ibuprofen) pm and 2 nyquils at the same time? Is that safe?

Can I take 2 advils (ibuprofen) pm and 2 nyquils at the same time? Is that safe?

Unnecessary risk.: Nyquil (acetaminophen, dextromethorphan, doxylamine, pseudoephedrine); advil pm (diphenhydramine, ibuprofen). Diphenhydramine together with doxylamine may increase drowsiness, blurred vision, dry mouth, flushing, decreased sweating, difficulty urinating, abdominal cramping, constipation, rapid heart beats, confusion, and memory problems. Take one or the other. Best regards. ...Read more

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Can I take 2 800mg Ibuprofen and 2 750mg Robaxin (methocarbamol) at the same time?

Can I take 2 800mg Ibuprofen and 2 750mg Robaxin (methocarbamol) at the same time?

No: Both are well beyond the maximum dose that should be taken at one time. Do not take more than 800mg of ibuprofen and 750 mg of Robaxin (methocarbamol) at one time. ...Read more

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RNY 4 months ago. Pantoprozole (40 mg /2x day). Had a stricture fixed w/ 2 dilations 4 weeks ago. Had 2 cavities filled today. Can I take 2 Advil (ibuprofen)?

Recommended: Advil (ibuprofen) is most commonly recommended to relieve mild pain. The Pantoprazole can help to decrease upset stomach symptoms due to the Advil (ibuprofen). ...Read more

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I had 1 alleve at noon. Second is supposed to be 8 pm. Can I take 2 Advil (ibuprofen) now? 200 mg : Back pain. I'm 36 yo female. Good health normal blood pressure

I had 1 alleve at noon. Second is supposed to be 8 pm. Can I take 2 Advil (ibuprofen) now? 200 mg : Back pain. I'm 36 yo female. Good health normal blood pressure

Better to take a 3rd: It is better not to mix these drugs which are called NSAIDs — non steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. If necessary is your health allows you can take a 3rd alive. You need to discuss this with your physicians to be certain ti is OK with your total health picture. ...Read more

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I goood theraflu expressmax daytime about 20 minutes ago can I take 2 200mg ibuprofens now as well?

I goood theraflu expressmax daytime about 20 minutes ago can I take 2 200mg ibuprofens now as well?

Yes you can: Theraflu does not contain medications like NSAIDS, Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. Therefore, you may take medications such as ibuprofen for additional relief of pain or fevers. ...Read more

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I can't sleep can I take 2 more Advil (ibuprofen) pm I already took 2?

I can't sleep can I take 2 more Advil (ibuprofen) pm I already took 2?

MaximumDose2Tablets: The dose is not to exceed 2 tablets in 24 hours
You have taken 76mgm of Diphenylhydramine and 400 mgm of Ibuprophen ...Read more

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Can I take Advil (ibuprofen) 2 hrs after taking aspirin?

Can I take Advil (ibuprofen) 2 hrs after taking aspirin?

It's fine.: In the future, try to take them with food due to the adverse effect on the stomach lining causing heartburn and irritation. And also space them about 4-6 jours apart because one counteracts the other by latching on to the same area on the platelets thus negating each other effect. Have a great weekend! http://www.Sharecare. Com/health/nonsteroidal-anti-inflammatory-drugs/is-safe-take-nsaid-aspirin. ...Read more

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I'm in the marine corps and every physical year I need to run a physical fitness test. Can I take 2 200mg of ibuprofen so my shins won't give out?

I'm in the marine corps and every physical year I need to run a physical fitness test. Can I take 2 200mg of ibuprofen so my shins won't give out?

Unless: You have an allergy to ibuprofen, 400 mg as a single dose for a 22-year-old fit and able enough to be a marine is a small dose. Larger daily doses for pain are often advised. ...Read more

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Can I take two tramadol and an ibuprofen?

Yes: One can take both medications. They work in different ways as pain killers. ...Read more

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Can I take 2 800 milligrams of ibuprofen?

Can I take 2 800 milligrams of ibuprofen?

Ibuprofen: Ibuprofen 800 mg for what source of pain? Different pain medication works differently for different people. Regardless I would not recommend more than 600 mg.
More than that will not likely help. You can add 300 mg extra strength Tylenol for better pain control. However, find out what is causing your pain and address the cause. Speak to your own doctor for recommendations. ...Read more

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