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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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I am nursing a one month old. Can I take Advil cold and Sinus for a cold? If so, can I take it with Tylenol 3? I take one for back pain until I do xray

I am nursing a one month old. Can I take Advil cold and Sinus for a cold? If so, can I take it with Tylenol 3? I take one for back pain until I do xray

Advil Cold and Sinus: Advil Cold and Sinus contains pseudoephedrine which decreases breast milk supply. Avoid Advil Cold and Sinus while breastfeeding. Also avoid Tylenol #3 as it contains codeine which passes into breast milk. Okay to take plain tylenol or advil for pain. More about cold and allergy remedies while breastfeeding:
http://kellymom. Com/bf/can-i-breastfeed/meds/cold-remedy/ ...Read more

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I have a menstrual migraine that will not stop hurting, have taken advil (ibuprofen). Have some oxycodone left from my gallbladder. Can I take one? I'm hurting.

I have a menstrual migraine that will not stop hurting, have taken advil (ibuprofen). Have some oxycodone left from my gallbladder. Can I take one? I'm hurting.

NO!: Oxycodone is a potent narcotic with serious side effects, especially when used with alcohol or other sedatives. It is not advisable to take any narcotic for a condition for which it was not prescribed. Make sure you have taken the right dose of advil, (ibuprofen) see your doctor if the pain persists, and get rid of the oxycodone pills or keep it out of view. ...Read more

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I got an adverse reaction to advil. Rash all over. Looks like urticaria. I took one 10 mg claritin (loratadine). Can I take another soon after? Painful itchy hives

I got an adverse reaction to advil. Rash all over. Looks like urticaria. I took one 10 mg claritin (loratadine). Can I take another soon after? Painful itchy hives

Yes: If the hives are itchy, you may up the dose of Claritin (loratadine) to 4 x daily but this may cause some drowsiness. Allegra is another option. If the problem gets worse, you will need to see your doctor. Consult an allergist to find out whether you are "sensitive" to all NSAIDs or only to Advil. ...Read more

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Can going off aleve (naproxen) give you bad headaches? I had to take advil cause aleve (naproxen) was giving me bad stomach pains, last one I took was friday, so is this wh

Can going off aleve (naproxen) give you bad headaches? I had to take advil cause aleve (naproxen) was giving me bad stomach pains, last one I took was friday, so is this wh

Acid reflux: Coming off a leave just like coming off any anti-inflammatory can lead to increased inflammation and rebound headaches can occur. But be very careful because both Aleve (naproxen) and ibuprofen are capable of irritating the stomach and increasing the acid reflux. ...Read more

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How many Advil (ibuprofen) is safe in one day?

Depends: Depending on your weight of course, the max is 800 mg every 6-8 hours as long as you have normal kidney function. ...Read more

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How many Advil (ibuprofen) can you take in a 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

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Is it ok to take Advil (ibuprofen) and omeprazole and amlodipine in a day?

Yes: These medications should be safe together. Always check with your pharmacist about drug interactions especially with over the counter meds. ...Read more

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