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How much Advil (ibuprofen) can I take in 24 hours?

How much Advil (ibuprofen) can I take in 24 hours?

1800mg: You probably should not exceed 1800mg a day. This all depends on your age, weight, renal function, and any comorbid medical conditions you might have. There is no one right number. ...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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Is it ok to take 2 doses of 8oo mg of Advil (ibuprofen) in 24 hours?

Is it ok to take 2 doses of 8oo mg of Advil (ibuprofen) in 24 hours?

Usually yes: It depends upon what it is being taken for as advil (ibuprofen) is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory and can interfere with healing of injuries or bones. ...Read more

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Can you take Advil and after a couple of hours take a xanax (alprazolam)?

Can you take Advil and after a couple of hours take a xanax (alprazolam)?

If prescribed, yes: If your doctor has prescribed xanax (alprazolam) for you, taking it a couple of hours after an advil should be fine. ...Read more

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Can you take 600 mg of Advil (ibuprofen) every 4 hours for two days?

Can you take 600 mg of Advil (ibuprofen) every 4 hours for two days?

over max dose: You should not take over 3200mg in 24 hrs. Take with food and make sure there are no contraindications to you taking this med and there are no drug interactions with any medications you are taking. ...Read more

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Can you take Advil (ibuprofen) and motrin 800 like five hours apart from each other?

Can you take Advil (ibuprofen) and motrin 800 like five hours apart from each other?

Ibuprofen: Advil and Motrin are actually different brand names of the same medicine, a NSAID. Generally, ibuprofen should not be taken in lesser than 4-6 hour intervals and the total dose should not be more than 2400mg per day. Excess or long term use can result in stomach and kidney problems. ...Read more

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Can I take 800 mg of Advil (ibuprofen) after taking 2 Excedrin s a hour ago?

Can I take 800 mg of Advil (ibuprofen) after taking 2 Excedrin s a hour ago?

Yes, you can: There are no drug interactions and you can alternate Excedrin and advil (ibuprofen). Always follow the directions on the "Drug Facts" label and do not exceed maximum daily dose. ...Read more

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What should I do for a 22year old who has had a bad headache in the back of her head for over 24 hours. Tried Advil (ibuprofen), abroprofin also?

What should I do for a 22year old who has had a bad headache in the back of her head for over 24 hours. Tried Advil (ibuprofen), abroprofin also?

Go see a doctor: Persistent headaches like this can be migraine. You may need stronger headaches pills. Caffein containing pain medicines can be useful. There are also some good medicines made for treating migraines. But you need to see a neurologist who specialises in headaches/migraines. ...Read more

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Can I take advil (ibuprofen) pm if I took allegra d 24 hour  14 hours ago ?

Can I take advil (ibuprofen) pm if I took allegra d 24 hour  14 hours ago ?

Antihistamines: You can take both. The biggest side effect you might have is dry mouth or eyes. Make sure to drink plenty of fluids to stay hydrated ...Read more

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I took 16 Aleve (naproxen) pills & 14 Advil pills within a 10 hour period. This was 24 hours ago & today all I had was a stomachache. Am I ok by this time?

I took 16 Aleve (naproxen) pills & 14 Advil pills within a 10 hour period. This was 24 hours ago & today all I had was a stomachache. Am I ok by this time?

Probably: You most likely caused extensive gastro, intestinal irritation or perhaps an ulcer. Don't know your age, but if older than 60 might have caused some kidney damage., blood tests, and stool, for blood testing will tell this. You did not say why you took these meds, but if you were trying to harm yourself, you will need mental health help, as well to, avoid any repeat episodes. ...Read more

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Hey so I had a headache so I took like 7 advil (ibuprofen) at once and all I had was some stomach pain and its been over 24 hours and I feel fine. Am I okay?

Yes: I don't recommend you do that again. Drink a lot of water. Try to find the cause of the headache if possible rather than taking 7 advils (ibuprofen) all at once. Good luck. ...Read more

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