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How long would you wait to drink after taking ibuprofen?

How long would you wait to drink after taking ibuprofen?

Don't mix: Easiest way to cause yourself an ulcer or severe gastritis. Depends on how much you have of either. ...Read more

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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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I've been on 800MG of ibuprofen for 4 weeks due to severe back pain (herniated discs) I'm wondering how long I need to be off of it before drinking?

I've been on 800MG of ibuprofen for  4 weeks due to severe back pain (herniated discs) I'm wondering how long I need to be off of it before drinking?

DON'T: 800 mg is an enormous dose and ibuprofen is a propionic acid. You would most likely irritated your stomach lining or bleed form your stomach from ulceration. Bye-bye to alcohol for at least 4 months. Please clarify how many 800mg tablets you are taking, or is your daily intake only 800 mg? ...Read more

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How long after drinking beer (up to 3 bottles) is it safe to take two 200 mg tablets of Ibuprofen for a headache?

How long after drinking beer (up to 3 bottles) is it safe to take two 200 mg tablets of Ibuprofen for a headache?

Ibuprofen and beer: There will be no negative interaction. Ibuprofen can irritate stomach, and so can beer, but this sould not be an issue. Eat a bit of food. ...Read more

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1yrold had a fever for3days?How long is too long?Not eating very well, drinking some fluids, very sleepy.Fevers btwn 100-103.7 giving tylenol/ibuprofen.

1yrold had a fever for3days?How long is too long?Not eating very well, drinking some fluids, very sleepy.Fevers btwn 100-103.7 giving tylenol/ibuprofen.

Doctor can evaluate: If a parent is not sure when to take a 1 year old to the doctor, she can call the doctor's office. Some doctor's have their patients come in on the first couple of sick days, but it depends on the experience of the parents and on what the child is doing. "very sleepy", "very fussy", or otherwise acting strangely, especially when the temperature is not very high, means the child can be evaluated. ...Read more

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How harmful is taking ibuprofen pain medication while drinking?

How harmful is taking ibuprofen pain medication while drinking?

Somewhat: Most drugs function best if not taken with alcohol as absorption rates are modified. ...Read more

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Is it okay to take Advil (ibuprofen) after drinking?

Is it okay to take Advil (ibuprofen) after drinking?

Not a good idea: Even though most of the time it may be safe to take advil (ibuprofen) after drinking , but you have to be aware that alcohol can increase the risk of stomach bleeding caused by ibuprophen.So if you take it and start with black tarry stools or vomiting blood go to the er asap. ...Read more

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How soon after drinking can I take advil (ibuprofen)?

How soon after drinking can I take advil (ibuprofen)?

See below: Taking Ibuprofen with alcohol is acceptable as long as you follow the dosing and frequency recommendations. However, there are risks related to irritation of the lining of the stomach and the risks increase if you drink more than recommended and take more than the recommended amounts of ibuprofen. If kidney problems, don't take Ibuprofen unless advise by your doc. ...Read more

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