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How Much Advil Can You Take In 24 Hours
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
I took one Advil (ibuprofen) (first time), 24 hours ago, and now my gut aches--no other symptom. Is there something I can take to counter this stomach reaction?
Food: That's a common side effect if you don't have food in your stomach. Eat some food. ...Read more
Yes: But be careful on taking too much of either. Follow the directions ...Read more
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
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
I took an advil an hour ago for a headache and I want to take another but I just took 10mg of Lexapro (escitalopram). Would it be safe?
If my dr told me to take 800 mg of Advil (ibuprofen) every 8 hours is there a big difference if I take 2 every 4 hours? They total the same amount?
Advil (ibuprofen): As long as the total daily dose is the same, I see no problem taking it the way you want. ...Read more
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Sudden increase in back pain after PT approx 24 hours ago. S/p lower pole patellar fx, CRPS II, CPS, L4-L5 S1 herniated disc. Using Advil (ibuprofen) for pain.?
Pt: It is expected to have the pain exacerbated after first couple sessions of PT, just go through with it, it should get better ...Read more
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
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
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
I have had flu symptoms for 24 hours with a fluctuating fever and difficulty breathing. I took 800mgs of advil (ibuprofen) and after 2 hours my fever is still at 100.
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?
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