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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

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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I went to the doctor yesterday because I was dizzy she said my estacian tubes are inflamed and re come eded Flonase and Advil (ibuprofen) - it's now 24 hours later and I'm still very dizzy I don't know why?

I went to the doctor yesterday because I was dizzy she said my estacian tubes are inflamed and re come eded Flonase and Advil (ibuprofen) - it's now 24 hours later and I'm still very dizzy I don't know why?

Inflamed eustachian: Tubes. It may be little bit early to feel the effects of medications. If diagnosis is correct you should feel start better after few days. Another medication, a decongestant such as sudafed may fasten your healing. From this. Discuss it with your pcp. I hope this helps. If you still have any concern about this contact me on my Virtual Practice at www. Healthtap. Com/dryetimyan ...Read more

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Can I take Advil Sinus Congestion and Pain with Allegra Allergy 24 hour together? I have a cold with nasal congestion.

Can I take Advil Sinus Congestion and Pain with Allegra Allergy 24 hour together? I have a cold with nasal congestion.

No benefit: Yes, but there is no added benefit to take the Allegra (fexofenadine) since it doesn't help much when you have a cold. An older antihistamine like Chlorpheneramine may help with runny nose but may cause drowsiness. ...Read more

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Can I take Advil (ibuprofen) on top of 12 hour daytime sinus pills? Thanks in advance.

That depends on: What is in the sinus pill. Does it contain aspirin/ ibuprofen? If you provide the name of the sinus pill we can check it using a drug interaction checker. ...Read more

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Can I take advil (ibuprofen) pm, about six hours after taking excedrin extra strength?

Yes but only if. ..: Advil is a brand of ibuprofen while Excedrin is a branded combination of aspirin, acetaminophen & caffeine, assuming that I'm describing your version. If so, you can take these two meds 6hrs apart as you asked. However, do consider taking plain acetaminophen rather than Excedrin in order to avoid having high (er) dose aspirin in your system along w/ibuprofen. ...Read more

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I had a small drink about 4 hours ago how long do I have to wait to take advil (ibuprofen)?

OK now.: Unless you have significant underlying liver disease or are a big drinker you are fine with a single drink and a reasonable dose of acetaminophen. ...Read more

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Take 2 Advil (ibuprofen) every six hours and it doesn't work. How do I relieve my toothache?

Take 2 Advil (ibuprofen) every six hours and it doesn't work. How do I relieve my toothache?

See a dentist: Its important to identify the actual cause of the pain. Generally, Ibuprofen is an excellent over the counter pain killer for tooth pain. If you have a swelling of any kind you should seek professional attention right away. If home remedies and over the counter drugs don't work, you need to see a dentist to determine the cause and provide options for tx. This will address the cause of the pain. ...Read more

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I took regular Advil (ibuprofen) four hours ago. Can I take an Advil (ibuprofen) cold and sinus now?

I took regular Advil (ibuprofen) four hours ago. Can I take an Advil (ibuprofen) cold and sinus now?

It depends: Depending on what your original dose was, it would be advisable to wait 2 more hours before taking the medication. Dosing of ibuprofen (which is in Advil) is maximum 800mg ever 6-8 hours. ...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?

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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