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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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Can someone take Advil (ibuprofen) after an angiogram?

Can someone take Advil (ibuprofen) after an angiogram?

Yes: There is little evidence that taking Advil (ibuprofen) after an angiogram dose any harm to anyone, unless there are other issues that would preclude its use. ...Read more

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Can i take advil (ibuprofen) while i am taking steriod 25 mg?

Can i take advil (ibuprofen) while i am taking steriod  25 mg?

Risky: NSAIDS taken with steroids can increase risk for stomach irritation. Use with caution. ...Read more

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I had a baby a couple weeks ago and am having extra pain today, they sent me home with 600mg ibuprofen. Would it be okay to take two?

I had a baby a couple weeks ago and am having extra pain today, they sent me home with 600mg ibuprofen. Would it be okay to take two?

Ibuprofen 600 mg.: The prescription dose of ibuprofen daily is 800 mg. If 600 mg. is not relieving your post delivery pain, you should see your obstetrician , since there may be retained placenta in the uterus or perhaps a post delivery infection causing the pain. ...Read more

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I am taking dilauded. Can I take ibuprofen along with it. They gave me 2mg, but the pain is still intense so I need to take something or double?

Not w/o medical +!: Don't simply add more pain meds or double any. These are dangerous and can stop your breathing, etc. Too much is not better than too little. See the Dr who Rx'd them - tell the truth and then follow the instructions. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I had a gout attack 30 hours ago the first time. I am taking ibuprofen and it has improved pain a lot compared to yesterday.Shud I take other med too?

I had a gout attack 30 hours ago the first time. I am taking ibuprofen and it has improved pain a lot compared to yesterday.Shud I take other med too?

See Physician: You need to have a work up to see if and why you have developed gout. You may need to be on placed on a medication to prevent future attacks. Your diet will also need to be modified. Shell fish, peanuts, alcohol an often trigger an attack of gout. ...Read more

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I have been sick with cold for 3 weeks now. I went to a walkin last week and they told me to take Advil (ibuprofen) cold and sinus. Why am I not getting better??

I have been sick with cold for 3 weeks now. I went to a walkin last week and they told me to take Advil (ibuprofen) cold and sinus. Why am I not getting better??

See answer: OTC cold medication is for symptom relief, not to make the cold go away sooner. Antibiotics won't help a cold(which is caused by a virus). Heavy yellow/green nasal discharge lasting >10-14 days, or increasing pain in one sinus area or high fever, indicates a secondary bacterial infection that needs antibiotics. The cough of a cold is due to bronchitis and can last 3-4 weeks. ...Read more

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Can someone here tell me please how much ibuprofen can I take?

Can someone here tell me please how much ibuprofen can I take?

Deopends on weight: Average adult dose is ussually 600 mg which is 3 pills of over the counter ibuprofen, Motrin or advil. If your weight is less than 90 lb than take 400 mg. ...Read more

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I am allergic to ibuprofen can I take pamprin?

I am allergic to ibuprofen can I take pamprin?

Pamprin: Pamprin contains Aspirin and is related to ibuprofen. Therefore i would not take pamprin. Use tylenol (acetaminophen) derivates instead. ...Read more

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I am allergic to ibuprofen, can I take lortab.?

Lortab not an NSAID: Lortab contains Acetaminophen (tylenol) that is not an NSAID (aspirin like medication) and does not cross react with ibuprofen. However lortabs do contain hydrocodone, a narcotic, that is potentially addicting so should be used with great caution. ...Read more

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What can I take for pain relief if I am allergic to ibuprofen?

Allergic: You must avoid all NSAIDS and Aspirin as well. Tylenol (acetaminophen) is safe to take and there are prescription pain relievers that your physician can prescribe that aren't related to NSAIDS or aspirin. ...Read more

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What is safest to take instead of ibuprofen while I am pregnant?

Acetaminophen: Acetaminophen is considered safer in pregnancy than ibuprofen. It can be dangerous when taken in high doses. If it does not bring relief after 2 doses, you should contact your doctor. ...Read more

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I am allergic to Advil and ibuprofen. What kind of pain kill can I take?

I am allergic to Advil and ibuprofen. What kind of pain kill can I take?

OTC analgesics: Analgesics (medications that treat pain) available over-the-counter include oral&topical meds. Oral ones include NSAIDS like ibuprofen&naproxen, and acetaminophen which is not related to NSAIDS. Allergy to NSAID does not carry over to acetaminophen, unless the acetaminophen product contains an NSAID. Topical agents: menthol, capsaicin.Avoid salicylate if NSAID allergy, unless no salicylate allergy ...Read more

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My last drink was at 9pm, can I take Advil (ibuprofen) for a headache at 5 am?

My last drink was at 9pm, can I take Advil (ibuprofen) for a headache at 5 am?

Depends: If you have been drinking heavily I suggest passing; however, if you only had 1 drink, then it would be OK. I strongly advise not mixing alcohol with NSAIDS. ...Read more

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Got braces tightened yesterday and I am having to take lots of ibuprofen. Is this normal?

Pain control: All is normal. If you are not allergic to any pain meds try taking Ibuprofen every 4 hours and also a dose of tylenol (acetaminophen) every 2 hour between the ibuprofen. So if taking Ibuprofen ay 12-4-8 then take tylenol (acetaminophen) at 2-6-10 for the first 2 days to see if that helps. ...Read more

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I took 1 aleve this morning at 6:00 am and now it is 10:23 am, can I take 1 ibuprofen now?

Yes: Yes for this one time. Over the counter directions should be followed from on the bottle labeling.
Take with food to protect your stomach. ...Read more

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How frequently can I take 800mg ibuprofen? I also have Percocet but I am trying not to take them.

How frequently can I take 800mg ibuprofen? I also have Percocet but I am trying not to take them.

Incomplete informati: Your age and weight? Other meds? Kidney function? Reason for med? Pregnant? BP? SOME people can tolerate repeat of 800mg every 8 hours. ...Read more

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What can i do about a torn rotator cuff? I have tried ice i take 3 800mg ibuprofen tablets a day and i am in a sling

Torn cuff: If you have not yet seen an Orthopedic specialist you must set up an appointment as soon as possible.
If it continues to hurt more while waiting for an appointment, please have someone take you to the nearest Emergency facility.

Hope all goes well. ...Read more

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What should I do if I have been drinking, am a little tipsy, have a toothache and want to take ibuprofen. Is that safe?

What should I do if I have been drinking, am a little tipsy, have a toothache and want to take ibuprofen. Is that safe?

Yes, you can: If you’re taking ibuprofen, after the alcohol consumption, take the lowest dose necessary to alleviate your symptoms. Alcohol can interfere with ibuprofen, making it less effective. Of course, stop drinking altogether while taking medication. See your dentist ASAP for dental treatment. ...Read more

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Can i take ibuprofen if I have hypertension? Is ibuprofen safe to take if someone has hypertension or should they be taking something else? .

Can i take ibuprofen if I have hypertension? Is ibuprofen safe to take if someone has hypertension or should they be taking something else?

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Depends: Like anything else the risk of taking a medicine has to be weighed against the benefits . The higher the risk profile the more they will benefit . Ibuprofen has side effects like any other drug . Ulcers kidney problems bleeding can occur . Talk to your doctor before taking a daily nsaids. ...Read more

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An angiogram is a picture of the inside of ones blood vessel (vein or artery) created by injecting a clear liquid (radiopaque dye) which appears to be white (or ...Read more


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