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How many Advil (ibuprofen) can you take in one day?

How many Advil (ibuprofen) can you take in one day?

6 TO 8 A DAY: It depends on what you are taking advll for. The maximum prescription dose if tolerated by some is 3200 mgm that is 16 200 mgm tab of advil
but that is under medical supervision by prescription by a physician who knows the reason you are prescribed the drug
so for over the counter I will suggest do not exceed 6to8 tablets per day, that is if you can tolerate it. ...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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Have a headache today. Is it safe to take an Aleve (naproxen) or Advil twice in one day, to make it go away?

Have a headache today. Is it safe to take an Aleve (naproxen) or Advil twice in one day, to make it go away?

Yes: Aleve (naproxen) can be taken twice per day and advil can be take three times per day. These should snot be taken together. Use one or the other. If the headache persists then see your pcp. ...Read more

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If I took one Advil 200mg capsule can I also take DayQuil?

Yes: You can, and watch for different dayquil (s), at any rate none interacts with advil ...Read more

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Can I take 4 Advil (ibuprofen) at one time?

Depends.: If the advil (ibuprofen) are 200 mg Ibuprofen and you are an otherwise healthy person with no contraindications. No pregnancy, no GI bleeding, no renal insufficiency. That is a prescription dose and we only recommend high doses like that with professional counsel. It's better to stick with the dose on the bottle unless your personal physician has instructed you otherwise. High dose nsaids have risk. ...Read more

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I took one Advil (ibuprofen) 200mg four hours ago. Can I take one Advil (ibuprofen) cold and sinus (which is 200mg as well) now?

I took one Advil (ibuprofen) 200mg four hours ago. Can I take one Advil (ibuprofen) cold and sinus (which is 200mg as well) now?

Of course: You are not exceed the recommended dosage. The Advil (ibuprofen) recommended dose is 200 mg to 400 mg every 4 to 6 hours as required. ...Read more

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If I take 4 Advil every 8 hrs will I receive the same benefits as one 800mg tablet of Ibuprofen or does it lose potency being in multiple tablets?

If I take 4 Advil every 8 hrs will I receive the same benefits as one 800mg tablet of Ibuprofen or does it lose potency being in multiple tablets?

Should be the same: Four of the 200mg tablets will have the same effect as one of the 800mg tablets. A patient should not notice any difference between taking 4 small tablets or one big tablet. ...Read more

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For severe ankle pain how much Advil (ibuprofen) can you take at one time?

For severe ankle pain how much Advil (ibuprofen) can you take at one time?

Limit: Is 2400 mg per day. They come 200 mg so you can take four three times a day with food. If you have GI problems do not take it. If pain is severe see your foot doc asap. ...Read more

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Does Advil (ibuprofen) slow down your period flow? My dr told me to take it every 4-6 hours durning my period. But one dr on here said to take as lil as possible

Ibuprofen: Advil (ibuprofen) is used primarily to reduce premenstral cramps. Itmay ormay not increase menstral flow. Abuse of Ibuprofen can cause serious side effects such asintestinal bleeding orkidney and urinary bleeding. ...Read more

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I heart my hamstring and I took a advil (ibuprofen) at about 7 its 10 now when can I take another one?

I heart my hamstring and I took a advil (ibuprofen) at about 7 its 10 now when can I take another one?

Any time: advil (ibuprofen) over the counter is 200mg you are allowed 3200 mg of that drug per day with something to eat. Advil (ibuprofen) usually prescribed 400mg or 600mg two or three times a day ...Read more

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I'm a social drinker and hear scary stories re: Advil and Tylenol and its affects. If I take one excedrin is it dangerous to liver if I have cocktail?

I'm a social drinker and hear scary stories re: Advil and Tylenol and its affects. If I take one excedrin is it dangerous to liver if I have cocktail?

Maybe its worth...: ...asking why you feel the need to take analgesics? You're of course also right in raising concern about the effects of alcohol in potentiating liver disease. ...Read more

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If I have high BP can I take one extra strength Advil (ibuprofen) for a tooth ache?

If I have high BP can I take one extra strength Advil (ibuprofen) for a tooth ache?

Yes: Only if you need advil (ibuprofen) on prolonged basis i.E many weeks would you need to monitor your BP and adjust your medication for high bp. ...Read more

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