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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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Is ibuprofen safe? I only take it once in awhile, so not taking them very often! Any concerns?

Is ibuprofen safe? I only take it once in awhile, so not taking them very often! Any concerns?

Ibuprofen: Used once in a while is a relatively safe medication. All medications have potential side effects and risks. The most common side effect with ibuprofen is stomach upset and gastrointestinal bleeding. To minimize this it should never be taken on an empty stomach. ...Read more

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Can I take ibuprofen if I have hypertension? Is ibuprofen safe to take if someone has hypertension or should they be taking something else? .

Can I take ibuprofen if I have hypertension? Is ibuprofen safe to take if someone has hypertension or should they be taking something else? .

Depends: Like anything else the risk of taking a medicine has to be weighed against the benefits. The higher the risk profile the more they will benefit. Ibuprofen has side effects like any other drug. Ulcers kidney problems bleeding can occur. Talk to your doctor before taking a daily nsaids. ...Read more

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Can I take ibuprofen if I have hypertension? Is ibuprofen safe to take if someone has hypertension or should they be taking something else? .

Can I take ibuprofen if I have hypertension? Is ibuprofen safe to take if someone has hypertension or should they be taking something else? .

Depends: For short term use its fine. On a more chronic basis no. It should also be used at the lowest effective dose and for the shortest amount of time that's effective. Alternate with tylenol (acetaminophen) or tramadol if chronic pain relief is needed. ...Read more

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Can I take ibuprofen while I'm on sertraline? Is it safe?

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Can I take ibuprofen while I'm on sertraline? Is it safe?

Ibuprofen/Zoloft: Combination may increase risk of bleeding, especially if liver or kidney diseases. Ask your doctor & use with caution. ...Read more

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Can I take 2 advils (ibuprofen) pm and 2 nyquils at the same time? Is that safe?

Can I take 2 advils (ibuprofen) pm and 2 nyquils at the same time? Is that safe?

Unnecessary risk.: Nyquil (acetaminophen, dextromethorphan, doxylamine, pseudoephedrine); advil pm (diphenhydramine, ibuprofen). Diphenhydramine together with doxylamine may increase drowsiness, blurred vision, dry mouth, flushing, decreased sweating, difficulty urinating, abdominal cramping, constipation, rapid heart beats, confusion, and memory problems. Take one or the other. Best regards. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take expired Advil (ibuprofen)? I heard that the medication becomes less effective.

Is it safe to take expired Advil (ibuprofen)? I heard that the medication becomes less effective.

Expired medications: Medications that are passed their expiration dates can be less effective, or contaminated. Some medications could even decompose into products that can be harmful. It isn't worth the risk to take expired medications, so regularly clear out your medicine cabinet and replace with fresh medications. ...Read more

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What should I do if I have been drinking, am a little tipsy, have a toothache and want to take ibuprofen. Is that safe?

What should I do if I have been drinking, am a little tipsy, have a toothache and want to take ibuprofen. Is that safe?

Yes, you can: If you’re taking ibuprofen, after the alcohol consumption, take the lowest dose necessary to alleviate your symptoms. Alcohol can interfere with ibuprofen, making it less effective. Of course, stop drinking altogether while taking medication. See your dentist ASAP for dental treatment. ...Read more

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I was prescribed divido (diclofenac sodium) with muscerol2. I'm a bit worried to take them, which is safer ibuprofen or diclofenac sodium?

I was prescribed divido (diclofenac sodium) with muscerol2. I'm a bit worried to take them, which is safer ibuprofen or diclofenac sodium?

Meds: Ibuprofen is the gold standard for inflammatory rx, as long as you have no allergies or side effects to it.
400 mg po q 6 hrs. For pain, inflammation
The divido with muscerol2 is a also another anti-inflammatory and added muscle relaxant. This med might have more risk for side effects but is safe to take if you need muscle relaxant. See your MD if emesis, rash respiratory effects occur when taking ...Read more

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Is 800 mg Advil (ibuprofen) pm safe to take?

Is 800 mg Advil (ibuprofen) pm safe to take?

Advil (ibuprofen): Advil (ibuprofen) 800 mg is a high dose especially taken everyday can cause ulcer, damage kidneys, bleeding etc. ...Read more

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Are 4 advils (ibuprofen) safe to take at once?

See below: If the pills are 200 mg each, and your weight is above 70-80 kg, then 800 mg is ok for an adult or large adolescent, except if you have kidney issues. ...Read more

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Is Advil (ibuprofen) safe to take all the time for pain?

Is Advil (ibuprofen) safe to take all the time for pain?

Not agood idea: Probably not a good idea since it may cause gastrointestinal upset, GI bleeding, cardiac problems and especially kidney toxicity. You should seek medical advice as to why you are in need of a medicine for pain relief. ...Read more

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Can you explain if it's safe to take more ibuprofen then what it says on the bottle?

Not safe: The maximum amount of ibuprofen for adults is 800 milligrams per dose or 3200 mg per day. An overdose of ibuprofen can cause damage to your stomach or other parts of the CI. Always Use only the smallest amount of medication needed. ...Read more

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Qurol with ibuprofen...Safe or not? Also is it okay to take two ibuprofens a day every day?

Qurol with ibuprofen...Safe or not? Also is it okay to take two ibuprofens a day every day?

Yes: Ibuprofen is safe to use for short and long term as prescribed by doctor. You didn't mention how many milligram? 400mg to 800mg twice a day for short time is ok. Thanks. ...Read more

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Headache. Is it safe to take an ibuprofen? Told it was recalled

Headache. Is it safe to take an ibuprofen? Told it was recalled

Safer than narcotics: Fda website has information http://www. Accessdata. Fda. Gov/scripts/cder/drugsatfda/index. Cfm? Fuseaction=search. Drugdetails

here is list of letters and warnings including most recent letter. Http://www. Accessdata. Fda. Gov/scripts/cder/drugsatfda/index. Cfm? Fuseaction=search. Label_approvalhistory#apphist

over the counter medications does not mean 100% safe. Ask your physician for all meds even otc. ...Read more

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Is 600 mg Ibuprofen safe to take if I have Wolf Parkinsons White Syndrome?

Not so much: There is no clear contraindication to using nonsteroidals in WPW patients. And it shouldn't interact with your Metoprlolol. If you are still concerned please review this with your cardiologist. ...Read more

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I'm 19 years old. I only have childrens ibuprofen ages 2-11 100mg per teaspoon. Is it safe for me to take and if so what would be the dosage?

I'm 19 years old. I only have childrens ibuprofen ages 2-11 100mg per teaspoon. Is it safe for me to take and if so what would be the dosage?

Drink up: Typical dosage for adults is typically 200-400mg every 6 hours. So grab your teaspoon measure and take 2-4 teaspoons. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take Ibuprofen and Tramadol together?

Is it safe to take Ibuprofen and Tramadol together?

No reported problems: Although it sounds safe - if you have a doctor you trust - you should check it out w/ them and let them know how it goes. That's a great way to be a team player in healthcare. Best! ...Read more

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Is it safe to take nabumetone with ibuprofen for pain?

Is it safe to take nabumetone with ibuprofen for pain?

Not together: Taking two non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs can cause gastritis, gastric ulcer, including gastric perforation. So, in general, the answer is no. On the other hand, assumning a single dose of Ibuprofen (800mg), with its half-life of nearly two hours, should be "completely" eliminated in 10 hours. Nabumetone, however, has a half-life of 20-24 hours is not "completely" elimininated for 5 day. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take 2 800mg of ibuprofen for back pain?

Above the`: Recommended dosage, and could cause significant gastric irritation. Ibuprofen is not a drug where if one is good more is better, as there is a therapeutic level above which no further analgesic qualities can be found but only an increase in undesirable side effects. ...Read more

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If I took loratidine 12 hours ago, is it safe to take ibuprofen pm?

Probably: Loraditine is an antihistamine that does not cause drowsiness. Ibuprofen pm also contains an antihistamine (to make you drowsy). So you would get more antihistamine than intended, but I would still not expect to experience significant side effects. ...Read more

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