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Flurbiprofen Vs Ibuprofen
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
I'm having the iud fitted later today. Would Ibruprofen or Flurbiprofen be better to take before I go to the appointment?
I suggest: Taking ibuprofen- 2 tablets (400 mg) 1 hr. Before the procedure, assuming that you are not allergic to this medication.
Yes: I know this online forum is here to answer questions but I think it's also imperative that patients tell their physicians everything they're taking. And buy all their medications from same pharmacy so pharmacist can look for interactions too (doc should do so too). And in this day & age, patients have same access to drug interaction database as physicians. Yes, vicodin & Ibuprofen can be taken tog.See 1 more doctor answer
I took an Advil (ibuprofen) an hr and half ago n now im tired is that normal or should I be worried I weigh 107?
Status migrainous: This may be status migranous (if classic migraine features are present) and when it persists and escalates for days, it may require IV treatment in ER or urgent care with more potent medications (ex: Toradol) to get aborted. By now its unlikely triptan class abortive (ex:imitrex, zomig) would work. In the interim try naproxen as it is longer acting.
Hello. I'm 23 yrs old. I just hurt my back at the gym and now im in a lot of pain. I took 1 800mg ibuprofen n still in pain. Can I take 1 more?
You may after 6 hrs: Do not exceed 3200 mg in a 24 hour period.
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.
YES.: Maximum single dose in 800 mg for adults and maximum daily dose 2400 mg. BUT I do not recommend the max doses for more than a few days. Also certain contraindications for some patients may apply as well.See 2 more doctor answers
See below: The side effects are similar to all nsaids. They include stomach/gi side effects such as stomach pain, GI bleeding etc. They can cause kidney function to be lower. Patients with heart problems need to be careful with this type of medication. Liver function abnormalities are rare. Skin rash are possible but again rare. Read all information regarding side effects of nuprin (ibuprofen).
Dosage?: Call 1-800-222-1222 24 hours per day, 7 days per week to reach any poison control center in the United States. You will be connected with an expert who will direct you how to proceed. Please have all product information available when you call.
See below: 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 cramps, or minor injury.See 1 more doctor answer
The Usual: Adult dose of ibuprofen is 400 mg (two pills) every eight hours. 500 mg would be well tolerated by most healthy adults. If you have a specific problem, arrange an inbox consult with me at: www. Healthtap. Com/dr-douglasdds and I'll try to help.
2400 mg: Generally the maximun dose of Ibuprofen is 800 mg 3 times a day for total of 2400 mg Ibuprofen has potential side effects such as gastric irritation and increased bleeding etc etc. So take with caution and if symptoms persist see your doctor.
Not worried: That dose is okay to take daily under a doctor's care but exceeds the daily over-the-counter dose. However, what is not known is how long the 1800 mg daily dose can be taken safely without causing hypertension, stomach ulcers and other problems.
- Take advil ibuprofen