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Can You Get Addicted To Ibuprofen
I Been taking advil (ibuprofen) pm every single day 8 pills. Then 2 more an hour later. For 3 years now I am addicted how can I get off of them I do without.?
Advil (ibuprofen) pm Addiction:
I commend you for your honesty about Addiction on Advil (ibuprofen) pm.
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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
Drug effect.: All drugs affect people differently. Major side effects are well-known. Rarer side effects that may only affect a few people are usually not reported. Clearly, ibuprofen has an unusual effect on you. Don't take it! The problem may also occur if you take naprosyn (naproxen) or aspirin, which are in the same class. But it is just as likely that those will not give you a bit of trouble. Try one of them to see. ...Read more
I just took two advils (ibuprofen) and noticed the expiration date is 2010. Am i going to get sick?
What would happen if a child was accidentally given 2 mls more of Advil (ibuprofen) children's syrup, than they were supposed to get?
Took 200mg ibuprofen sunday afternoon. Is it still safe to get an endoscopy tomorrow (tuesday) morning at 9am?
Should be: Be sure to tell the GI doctor and the nurses at the endo center. I don't think it should be much of an issue. ...Read more
My friend overdosed on Advil (ibuprofen) I need to know the side effects and how long it will take to get better?
Advil (ibuprofen) Overdose sx's: May include: headache, disorientation, mental status changes, hallucinations, ringing in ears, blurred vision, agitation, confusion, drowsiness, fainting, dizziness, seizures, coma, tremor, sweating, insomnia. GI Sx's — abdominal cramping, nausea, vomiting, loose stools or gastrointestinal bleeding. Minimal to no urine, rapid, slow or lack of breathing & irregular or slow heart rate. Can be fatal ...Read more
Which medication helps best with migraines? Ibufrofen, parecetamol, nurofen or advil (ibuprofen)? I get them all the time!
Frequent migraines: People w frequent headaches should be examined by a physician. If known to have migraines, it's worthwhile knowing: Frequent use of migraine meds(eg sumatriptan) or acetaminophen (paracetamol) can cause "medicine overuse headaches." In other words, regular use of the headache med is now actually causing the headache. NSAIDS like naproxen (Aleve) can treat med overuse headache, as well as migraines. ...Read more
I took 2 ibuprofen pills yesterday at 2 am night.and today I did a pregnency test twice and I get a positive result, one at 2 pm and one at 4 pm?
Congratulations: I am happy you let us know you are pregnant. Usually patients bring us questions here. It sounds like it is time for a visit to the OBs. ...Read more
Time: It sounds like you're taking Ibuprofen & paracetamol to get rid of your cold. Unfortunately, only time will help you get rid of your cold. And if cough is involved, average duration is 18 days so you'll need to be patient. As far as your drugs of choice, Ibuprofen is an NSAID & can be harsh on your stomach & kidneys. It is safe to take w/paracetamol which is harsh on liver. ...Read more
Not specific: It depends on the cause, duration, and severity of the pain. Please be more specific in your next question. ...Read more
My friend drank almost a full bottle of vodka and she took 15 Advil (ibuprofen) after. Will she die if she doesn't get attention tonight?
Go To ER: It is not possible to predict the future, but the answer is she could have severe damage and this could be fatal, and you should go to an emergency room and them evaluate her. ...Read more
I have horrible headaches on the left occipital side. I need top take about 3 to 5 pills of ibuprofen per day. No one can say why I get it.....?
Maybe hormones?: Some headaches as you describe are related to hormones. Some are stress-related. Depending on how long this has been going on, you should consider seeing a neurologist. Good luck! ...Read more
I just got a temp crown until I get my official crown. I'm still numbed, so what is recovery like? Will there be any pain? Should I take ibuprofen?
How many mgs of ibuprofen csn I take in a 24 periid horribile toithache can't get to see dentist for one week I've taken 1800 mgs already since 6am toda?
Dose: 3200 mg total divided into 4 800mg doses administered every 6 hours. But it won't matter. The intensity if the infection will overpower the pain killer. You have to get this very serious infection under control NOW. You need to see a Dentist, Oral Surgeon, or Endodontist immediately. Please make the time to do so. ...Read more
Want to makeDr appt advil (ibuprofen) pm addict but it seems very pointless Intake 8 pills then 2 1 hour later for 2 yrs.now. Just don't wanna seem weird in room?
Advil (ibuprofen) pm Dependence:
Commend yourself for wanting to make appointment with the doctor.
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