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How long should I wait after taking an Advil PM, to take ibuprofen?

How long should I wait after taking an Advil PM, to take ibuprofen?

Advil=Ibuprofen.: Being they're essentially one in the same, you'd want to separate them by at least six hours. ...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 long after taking 800 mg of. Ibuprofen can I take 2 excedrin?

How long after taking 800 mg of. Ibuprofen can I take 2 excedrin?

Talk to your doctor: Ibuprofen lasts about 6-8 hours. Take excedrin as directed after that. Nsaids can cause ulcers and life threatening bleeding. Talk to your physician about your symptoms. ...Read more

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How long after taking 2 ibuprofen can I take percoset 5. ibuprofen was taken at 230?

How long after taking 2 ibuprofen can I take percoset 5. ibuprofen was taken at 230?

Ask your OB/GYN: Women taking prescription painkillers such as Vicodin or Percocet in pregnancy are twice as likely to give birth to babies with devastating neural tube defects. Always speak with your physician or OB/GYN before taking any medication. ...Read more

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I had a small drink about 4 hours ago how long do I have to wait to take advil (ibuprofen)?

I had a small drink about 4 hours ago how long do I have to wait to take advil (ibuprofen)?

OK now.: Unless you have significant underlying liver disease or are a big drinker you are fine with a single drink and a reasonable dose of acetaminophen. ...Read more

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Dr. James burns, should I take to 1-2 neproxin in addition to the 600mg ibuprofen? How long?

No...: Only one or the other and not for any longer than 7-10 days. If needed after that might want to consider seeing your doctor again. ...Read more

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50, f, arthro. Surg 2 yrs ago. Hurts on long walks. Should I still take them if I take ibuprofen and ice after?

50, f, arthro. Surg 2 yrs ago. Hurts on long walks. Should I still take them if I take ibuprofen and ice after?

Uncertain what you: Uncertain what surgery you had. I will answer this as if you had hip or knee surgery. You need specific exercise for each type of surgery you have had. Still having symptoms 2 years later brings to mind 2 questions. Is the pain you are havig from the original problem or is this now a different problem. You need to discuss this with your physician. ...Read more

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My friend overdosed on Advil (ibuprofen) I need to know the side effects and how long it will take to get better?

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

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I have chronic migraines, and think I might also be having rebound has from advil (ibuprofen). If I stop taking it, how long should it take for the has to go away?

I have chronic migraines, and think I might also be having rebound has from advil (ibuprofen). If I stop taking it, how long should it take for the has to go away?

May not work: You likely have chronic daily headache patterns, and could well be prompted by your advil (ibuprofen) usage, which is not uncommon, but your Fioricet will make this even worse, and Amitriptyline will be unlikely to break up this headache pattern. In short, see a neurologist who specializes in headaches, and get your med program totally revamped. Might also check in with dentist re teeth and/or jaw issues. ...Read more

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How long after taking 800mg of ibuprofen should I wait to take 10mg of lisinopril?

How long after taking 800mg of ibuprofen should I wait to take 10mg of lisinopril?

No waiting time: There is no interaction between these 2 medications. You can take them at the same time. I do recommend drinking good amount of water while taking ibuprofen. And try not to take ibuprofen frequently while you are on lisinopril, it can cause damage to your kidneys. ...Read more

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How long after taking 800mg of ibuprofen can I drink? I take ibuprofen regularly, And barely consume alcohol.

How long after taking 800mg of ibuprofen can I drink? I take ibuprofen regularly, And barely consume alcohol.

When can I?: No drug interactions but ibuprofen is an NSAID and may irritate lining of stomach. So can alcohol. So why are you taking the Ibuprofen? If it doesn't bother you you can take it right away. ...Read more

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How long does it take for ibuprofen to leave one's system?

Depends: Clearance of this medication is done by the liver and is dose- and liver function-dependent. Basically, if you took 200mg, it is gone in 2 hrs, 400mg in 4hrs, 600mg in six and so on. You should not take more than 800mg at a time though and those dosage times just tell when it is safe for another dose, complete clearance may take longer. As for surgery, most docs want you off for 2 wks prior. ...Read more

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How long does it take to get Advil (ibuprofen) out of your body?

How long does it take to get Advil (ibuprofen) out of your body?

1 day on average: Assuming normal kidney and liver function, no significant drug interaction, and used in normal dosages, it takes about a day for the medication to clear the body. ...Read more

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How long does it take for 1200mg of ibuprofen to get out of your system?

See below: The half life for Ibuprofen is about 2 hours, thus after 2 hours - 1/2 is left - (600 mg). After 1 day - 12 half lives - there is only 1/4096th left - practically none. ...Read more

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Please explain how long does it take childrens Advil (ibuprofen) to kick in?

Please explain how long does it take childrens Advil (ibuprofen) to kick in?

About: 45 minutes to an hour. It depends on how full the stomach already. ...Read more

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How long should I wait before I take Toradol when I have been taking Ibuprofen?

How long should I wait before I take Toradol when I have been taking Ibuprofen?

Half a day: These are medications of the same class., the Ibup. Normally last several hours and the levels significantly reduced in about 10 hours. I would say unless the pain is very bad start the toradol 8-10 hours after your last dose and no more motrin after taking the todadol ...Read more

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I was given a toradol shot yesterday how long do I have to wait until I can take ibuprofen?

I was given a toradol shot yesterday how long do I have to wait until I can take ibuprofen?

If no kidney/liver: Problems, can generally take an analgesic like ibuprofen within 4-6 hours after Toradol injection. In your case, with a history of gastritis and high blood pressure, I'd be extremely careful about use of any NSAIDS because they can cause/exacerbate gastritis & raise blood pressure by effects on/damage to kidneys. See dr. For other pain relief options. ...Read more

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How long do I have to wait to take nyquil cold which has acetominaphen after taking 1 advil (ibuprofen)?

How long do I have to wait to take nyquil cold which has acetominaphen after taking 1 advil (ibuprofen)?

You don't: Acetaminophen and Ibuprofen are in different classes / families of medicines, so you can take them together if desired. ...Read more

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Can I take diflucan (fluconazole) 100 mg and ibuprofen 400mg as long as I don't take them together? How long should I wait between the two?

Can I take diflucan (fluconazole) 100 mg and ibuprofen 400mg as long as I don't take them together? How long should I wait between the two?

Mixing meds: If any interaction it would be mild. I would say to be on the safe side allow 4 hours before or after a dose to take the other medication but I think you will be fine. ...Read more

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My low back feels really bad right now. Been 5 days. When I stand for too long it hurts. I can't bend forward fully. Dr told me to take advil (ibuprofen).

My low back feels really bad right now. Been 5 days. When I stand for too long it hurts. I can't bend forward fully. Dr told me to take advil (ibuprofen).

See comments + below: Most people suffer low back pain on occasion. Most cases of low back pain subside on their own or with the help of OTC analgesics. See a physician if: very severe pain or no improvement in several weeks; if history of trauma; if muscular weakness in one or both legs; if new bowel or bladder incontinence; if history of cancer; if numbness or tingling in legs or buttocks; if fever or IV drug abuse ...Read more

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I been taking advil (ibuprofen).pm for a long time now to sleep. I take 8 at night the 2 more next hour. I want to quit how can I should I make a.docotrs. Appt?

I been taking advil (ibuprofen).pm for a long time now to sleep. I take 8 at night the 2 more next hour. I want to quit how can I should I make a.docotrs. Appt?

Not usual addiction: You need to lower the dose to NO MORE THAN 4 in an 8 hour period--NOW. The excess in 'sleep' agent at higher doses can cause symptoms that keep you awake. Hi dose ibuprofen can permanently damage kidneys and tax liver. After a couple nights, lower dose again to two tablets (like instructions say). Should see a Dr--if insured, can call # on back of card to get names accepting new pts near you. ...Read more

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So I heard someone say they were gonna take 3000 mg ibuprofen a day everyday and I'm interested in how things poison and I wanna know. How long can he do that? I'm getting him help now but I'm curious what will happen if he continued that.

Stomach & kidney: Ibuprofen is really meant for short term use for pain. The maximum dose is 800 mg three times a day. If a higher dose is taken, or even the regular dose for a long period of time it can cause stomach ulcers and kidney failure. Thanks for getting help for your friend. This is a dangerous practice. How long he an do that without permanent damage is hard to say, but please help him stop. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what happens if you take ibuprofen for too long?

Increased GI risk: If you stay within appropriate dosage parameters, the only real risk is GI issues. ...Read more

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How long is it okay to take ibuprofen without worrying about side effects?

How long is it okay to take ibuprofen without worrying about side effects?

Depends: The major side effect of Ibuprofen is GI distress and bleeding. If you take Ibuprofen consider an acid blocker concurrently like prilosec. Prolonged high dosage can lead to some ear toxicity as well. The danger increases with age. If you need to take this agent for a prolonged period of time or at high dose (over 800 per day), then ask your family doctor first. ...Read more

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How long does it take for ibuprofen to start working to relieve a headache?

How long does it take for ibuprofen to start working to relieve a headache?

Within an hour: Most people feel relief from pain within an hour after taking ibuprofen (with the correct dose). Since NSAIDs should be taken no more frequently than every 6-8 hours, acetaminophen is an acceptable medication to use if symptoms do not improve with the ibuprofen dose. ...Read more

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How long do I take ibuprofen for inflammation in the shoulder?

How long do I take ibuprofen for inflammation in the shoulder?

It varies: Risks of NSAID use are increased risk, for heart, gut, kidney injury. Normally if you are young and healthy, your doc can draw labs to certify that the negatives don't outway the positives. If pain does not resolve w treatment after a few weeks, you should see an ortho doc to learn if something can be fixed. ...Read more

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How long after taking a 600mg etodlac tablet can I then take an ibuprofen and paracetamol?

How long after taking a 600mg etodlac tablet can I then take an ibuprofen and paracetamol?

NSAID use: Acetaminophen can be used in conjunction with NSAIDs simultaneously or in a staggered fashion as long as you don't exceed individual dosage and aggregate daily dosing restrictions. Two NSAIDs should not be taken together. To answer your question directly: wait 6-8 hours before ibuprofen and anytime with acetaminophen (max 1000 mg/dose and 4000 mg/day and even at these doses can be toxic) ...Read more

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