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How many aspirins a day is it safe to take on a regular daily schedule? I take four 325mg tablets every day.

How many aspirins a day is it safe to take on a regular daily schedule? I take four 325mg tablets every day.

Aspirin Dose: This is a difficult question to answer without knowing why you are taking it. If you are taking Aspirin for its cardioprotectant effect, the dose is considerably lower than what you are taking on the other hand, if you are taking it as an anti-inflammatory agent for osteoarthritis, the dose seems a little low. The doctor who prescribed your Aspirin therapy is the best person to answer this ...Read more

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Is this true? Taking aspirin when you feel sunburn coming on can block the inflammation and decrease the severity of the burn.

Is this true? Taking aspirin when you feel sunburn coming on can block the inflammation and decrease the severity of the burn.

Yes to mild degree: This may of completely reduce the inflammation and there is better evidence to suggest that this is mor defectively accomplished with other anti inflammatories such as ibuprofen. It will not prevent a sunburn. ...Read more

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How many aspirins can I take in a day?

How many aspirins can I take in a day?

Aspirin: 2 adult aspirins every 6 hours would be the limit, but you shouldn't take this dose for more than a day or two because of potential irritation of the stomach and duodenal lining and gi bleeding. It is unnecessary to take this theurapeutic dose of aspirin nowadays because of the availability of medication like Tylenol,ibuprofen,Aleve,etc and these also have their own precautions. ...Read more

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How many aspirins can I take at one time in order to stop my toothache? I have already taken two and it is not helping

How many aspirins can I take at one time in order to stop my toothache? I have already taken two and it is not helping

Unfortunately....: Sounds like your toothache is too advance for Aspirin to help anymore. You may not get any relief until you get to a dentist, which is my recommendation. At a certain stage, you have no other options, but a dentist can get you relief. ...Read more

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Somebody gave my five year old two aspirins what should I do ?

Somebody gave my five year old two aspirins what should I do
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Call Poison control: Us poison control number is 1-800-222-1222. Also contact your physician. Important to know the size of the aspirins, whether child or adult. Also confirm how many aspirins given. ...Read more

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How many aspirins a day is it safe to take on a regular daily schedule? I take four 325mg tablets every day.

Aspirin Dose: This is a difficult question to answer without knowing why you are taking it. If you are taking Aspirin for its cardioprotectant effect, the dose is considerably lower than what you are taking on the other hand, if you are taking it as an anti-inflammatory agent for osteoarthritis, the dose seems a little low. The doctor who prescribed your Aspirin therapy is the best person to answer this ...Read more

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What number of aspirins will it take to kill some one and is there any pain involved?

What number of aspirins will it take to kill some one and is there any pain involved?

Please don't look to: an overdose as a viable option. If you are having thoughts about killing yourself, get seen at the nearest emergency room now. Have a friend or relative drive you or call 911 for emergency services for transport. You can call the National suicide hotlines 24/7 at 1-800-suicide (1-800-784-2433) or 1-800-273 – talk (1-800-273-8255) for support. ...Read more

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What if i weigh 140 and take 4 200 mg aspirins will i die?

What if i weigh 140 and take 4 200 mg aspirins will i die?

Probably not: Benadryl's effects usually would not last long enough to cause morning drowsiness. That said, there are always exceptions. ...Read more

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Could you tell me if i weigh 140 and take 4 200 mg aspirins will i die?

Could you tell me if i weigh 140 and take 4 200 mg aspirins will i die?

It's very concerning: That you are asking this question. Are you having thoughts about killing yourself? Although 800mg of Aspirin is not likley to kill you, the fact that you are inquiring & including your body weight is suggestive that there is a problem here. If you have suicide plan that you may carry out, please be seen at the nearest emergency room now. Have a friend or relative drive you or call 911 for help. >. ...Read more

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I keep thinking about overdosing on aspirins and want to die, how to treat this?

I keep thinking about overdosing on aspirins and want to die, how to treat this?

Call 911 now: Or drive yourself to the emergency room. Even with the "war on drugs", a competent physician can manage any physical pain if this is the cause. If you are emotionally distressed, somebody can intervene in a life situation -- calling a suicide hotline may be the way to get out of an abusive home or get an intervention. If the thoughts don't seem to be yours, medication can help. Do it now. ...Read more

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