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

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

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 many aspirins can I take in a day?

How many aspirins can I take in a day?

Aspirin: 2 adult aspirins every 6 hours would be the limit, but you shouldn't take this dose for more than a day or two because of potential irritation of the stomach and duodenal lining and gi bleeding. It is unnecessary to take this theurapeutic dose of aspirin nowadays because of the availability of medication like Tylenol, (acetaminophen)ibuprofen,Aleve,etc and these also have their own precautions. ...Read more

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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

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How many vicodin can you take in one day?

How many vicodin can you take in one day?

As prescribed: Always take your opioids (like vicodin) as prescribed. Usually no more than 4 times a day. ...Read more

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How many Dulcolax can I take in a day?

How many Dulcolax can I take in a day?

Taking too often?: Before you contemplate long term laxative dependency, seek medical evaluation--rule out metabolic causes of constipation (e.g. Low thyroid or adrenal conditions), distinguish slow versus normal transit constipation, consider a primary rectal dysfunction that may be treatable with biofeedback, check for structural pathology or extrinsic impingement, or intermittent ileus (e.g. Pseudo-obstruction). ...Read more

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How many days in a row can I safely take ibuprofen?

How many days in a row can I safely take ibuprofen?

No real safe number: In general, i would follow the package recommendations and watch for signs/symptoms of complications i.e. Pain, black/tarry stools, blood in the stools, nausea/vomiting. If you have had bleeding problems in the past with ibuprofen, i would take a drug like Prilosec once daily while on the NSAID to minimize the risk of ulcer bleeding. ...Read more

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How much ibuprofen can I safely take in a day?

How much ibuprofen can I safely take in a day?

FDA approved max.: It is 2400mg per day, or 3 x 800mg. ...Read more

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How much ibuprofen can you take in one day?

How much ibuprofen can you take in one day?

Motrin: It can vary from 1200 mg to 3200 mg per day in divided dosages in very specific indications. ...Read more

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How many sudafed can I take at a time?

One: If you are talking about adult dose, it should be no more than what's recommended in the instructions. For short-acting ones, up to 4x daily , for long-acting 120 mg every 12 hrs. ...Read more

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How much 5htp can you take in a day?

5-HTP Maximum Dosage: A dose of 5HTP is usually about 300 milligrams once daily. This can also be divided up throughout the day (eg 100mg three times a day for total 300mg). It is typically recommended not to exceed 500mg per day however you should consult your physician prior to taking 5HTP in the first place. ...Read more

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How many tecta pills you can have in a day?

How many tecta pills you can have in a day?

`Tecta: The usual dose for most indications for Tecta (pantoprazole) is 40 mg once a day. For some specific issues, such as treating H. pylori, it is used twice a day. It is almost never needed more than that. For your specific situation, ask your doctor what is best. Good luck. ...Read more

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How many multivitamins can I take a day?

How many multivitamins can I take a day?

It depends: There are hundreds of different multivitamins of varying strengths. Some are designed to take one a day and others are formulated with the intention you take 8/day. It can be hazardous to take too much iron (men should not take any), pregnant women should avoid too much vit a, very high doses of b6 can cause neuropathy- so it depends on you, your individual needs & the type you are taking. ...Read more

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How many Aleve can I take in a day? Or is Tylenol (acetaminophen) better!

How many Aleve can I take in a day?  Or is Tylenol (acetaminophen) better!

2 a day: per instructions on the package unless directed differently by your doctor. If it is not helping then see your doctor. ...Read more

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How many acid reducers can I take in a day?

How many acid reducers can I take  in a day?

Depends: Acid 'reducers' differ by type of agent, degree of suppression, onset of effect and side-effect profile. All have the potential for harm and may mask something serious. Only use for a short-time (< 2 weeks) before obtaining a firm diagnosis. And, even if prescribed, it is very important to understand the risks associated with their use. Do discuss with a GI md (gastroenterologist) if possible. ...Read more

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When you can take a pill and it will help you relax and sleep, can a shot of brandy do the same?

When you can take a pill and it will help you relax and sleep, can a shot of brandy do the same?

Be careful: Be careful. Alcohol is the most widely used substance people use to sleep. Alcohol can certainly relax you enough to get to sleep, but when metabolized by the body it can disrupt the quality of sleep and result in awakenings. Moreover, alcohol increases your risk for sleep apnea. If it loses effectiveness, increasing amounts may also lead to dependence. ...Read more

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How many vicodin can you take in one night without overdosing?

How many vicodin can you take in one night without overdosing?

Acetaminophen: The real issue is the amount of Acetaminophen you take. Textbooks claim a maximum daily dose of 4000 mg. I have seen liver damage done with far less. I would suggest you keep the Acetaminophen intake to no more than 2500 mg. 5 mg vicodin has 5oo mg of Acetaminophen pertablet, vicodin es has 750 mg and vicoden hp (10 mg) has 660 mg. ...Read more

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How much melatonin can you safely take in a day to treat cluster headaches?

How much melatonin can you safely take in a day to treat cluster headaches?

10 mg at night: The evidence suggests that people with cluster headaches have lower than average levels of the hormone melatonin and that melatonin can help cluster headaches at the dose 10 mg at night. However, always talk to your doctor before starting any new prescription or over-the-counter medication or dietary supplement. ...Read more

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