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What is the differene between flurbiprofen vs ibuprofen?

What is the differene between flurbiprofen vs ibuprofen?

Similar meds: Flurbiprofen and Ibuprofen are two different medications in the same class of medications called nsaids (nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs). Drugs in this class are used for treating pain and inflammation. ...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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Can I take vicodin 5/500 n ibuprofen 800 together?

Can I take vicodin 5/500 n ibuprofen 800 together?

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. ...Read more

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Headache several days in row I've taken Tylenol n ibuprofen nun seems to help?

Headache several days in row I've taken Tylenol n ibuprofen nun seems to help?

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. ...Read more

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Ansaid (flurbiprofen), what is it, is this prescribed?

Ansaid (flurbiprofen), what is it, is this prescribed?

NSAID?: Non steroidal anti inflammatory meds, most notably aspirin, are absorbed within an hour or less. This class includes naproxyn, Ibuprofen and others that require rx. ...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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Is 1000 mg of ibuprofen too much?

Is 1000 mg of ibuprofen too much?

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. ...Read more

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Why might someone take ibuprofen?

Why might someone take ibuprofen?

Ibuprofen: I stops lots of aches and pains. Quickly. Works for gout as well. ...Read more

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What are nuprin (ibuprofen) effex?

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). ...Read more

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Am I ok taking a 600 mg ibuprofen?

As long as you: Don't have any contraindications - this is within normal dosing for adults. ...Read more

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Is 800mg of ibuprofen an overdose?

Is 800mg of ibuprofen an overdose?

Not if you are an: Adult. Are you considering an overdose? - if so please get help at your nearest emergency room now. If you are just concerned about dosage -please check prescription to see how it was prescribed for you. ...Read more

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What happens if you take 12 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. ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: ibuprofen?

Please describe the medication: ibuprofen?

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. ...Read more

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What is impact of taking 500mg of ibuprofen?

What is impact of taking 500mg of ibuprofen?

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. ...Read more

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How many ibuprofen is it safetotake in oneday?

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. ...Read more

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Took 1800 mg of ibuprofen should I be concerned?

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. ...Read more

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I took 1000 mg of ibuprofen, am I going to be okay?

I took 1000 mg of ibuprofen, am I going to be okay?

Y R U taking it?: The usual dose is 10 mg per kg per dose every 8 hours up to 800 mg per dose or up to a 176 pound person. Doses above that don't usually help and increase side effects. Most common side effects are stomach upset (possible ulcer). As with most things in life, on the one hand but on the other hand. ...Read more

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What happens if I take 6000mg of ibuprofen até onde?

What happens if I take 6000mg of ibuprofen até onde?

Ibuprofen: The usual single dose of ibuprofen is 400 - 600mg. 6000 mg is 7.5 times the maximum single dose. This dose if taken very often may result in GI problems and or renal problems so be careful ...Read more

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I'm 113lbs and I accidentally took 1600mg of ibuprofen. Should I be concerned?

I'm 113lbs and I accidentally took 1600mg of ibuprofen. Should I be concerned?

Healthy otherwise?: Although not helpful to take too large a dose of ibuprofen, a single dose in an otherwise healthy person should not be a problem. ...Read more

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800mg ibuprofen for head too much?

Not necessarily: The maximum single dose for Ibuprofen for an average sized person in otherwise good health is 800mg. However, 400mg should be sufficient for a normal headache. ...Read more

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Can ibuprofen be a vasoconstrictor?

No: Ibuprofen can interfere with platelet function, and cause GI upset. ...Read more

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Why use ibuprofen instead of dipirona?

Safer: Dipirona (/metamizole) is banned in over 30 countries due to risk of dangerously lowering white blood cells. There is no superior function or balancing benefit to this drug over the many other, safer alternatives available, so cannot recommend its use. ...Read more

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Flurbiprofen (Definition)

Flurbiprofen is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory which is a ...Read more


Ansaid (Definition)

Ansaid is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory which is a ...Read more