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What is ibuprofen ?

What is ibuprofen ?

Motrin: Inoprofen is the genetic name for Motrin or the over the counter advil (ibuprofen). It is in a class of drugs called nonsteroidal anti inflammatory drugs. This type of medication decreases inflammation and blocks pain. ...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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How does ibuprofen work?

How does ibuprofen work?

Anti-inflammatory: Gets rid of inflammation, reduces temperature, pain killer. ...Read more

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What does ibuprofen contain?

What does ibuprofen contain?

Ibuprofen: The med is called Ibuprofen (generic name). The medicine is in a class of meds called NSAID (non steroidal anti inflammatory drug) which reduce swelling, relieve pain and reduce fevers. ...Read more

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Is 600 mg of ibuprofen safe?

If you are an : Adult with no contraindications then this dose is within normal dosing range. However, Ibuprofen (like all nsaid's) has potential side effects. ...Read more

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Did i take too much ibuprofen?

Did i take too much ibuprofen?

If you took more: than the directed amount - then it was too much. If you took an overdose - call poison control at 1-800-222-1222. 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 . ...Read more

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How much ibuprofen can I take?

How much ibuprofen can I take?

See below: Generally speaking, for adults, 800 mg every 6-8 hours is the max dosing. But smaller adults may require less depending on weight. ...Read more

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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

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Does Advil (ibuprofen) pm work?

In what way?: It can relieve pain of certain types and if it relieves pain a can allow a person to relax and go to sleep. It can also allow person to function more normally.However one must always consider the type of medicine it is, a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatoryand it can have significant side effects including kidney problems intestinal bleeding problems water retention among the most prominent. ...Read more

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Is motrin the same as ibuprofen?

Is motrin the same as ibuprofen?

YES: Yes, same medication. Motrin is a brand name, ibuprofen is a generic name. ...Read more

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