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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 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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Can you take Advil and Claritin (loratadine) and malanga in the same day?

Can you take Advil and Claritin (loratadine) and malanga in the same day?

Which Malanga?: Advil (ibuprofen) & Claritin (loratadine) (loratidine) are safe when taken together w/o demonstrable interactions (http://www.drugs.com/interactions-check.php?drug_list=1310-782,1486-898). However, Wikipedia shows 2 different types of Malanga, both of which are edible, but no data on interaction w/those specific drugs. ...Read more

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Can I overdose if I take 5 acetaminophen (500)mg and 5 advil) 200)mg three times a day for a week?

Can I overdose if I take 5 acetaminophen (500)mg and 5 advil) 200)mg three times a day for a week?

Overdose: Actually 5-500 mg tablets of acetaminophen 3 times a day is 7500 mg total per day and 5-200 mg advil tablets three times a day are 3000 mg of ibuprofen per day. The maximum safe dose per day of acetaminophen is 3000 mg per day. And advil is 1200 to 1800 per day. Some doctors will give lower doses of acetaminophen with ibuprofen but this is much too much and serious side effects can occur. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take Advil (ibuprofen) and omeprazole and amlodipine in a day?

Is it ok to take Advil (ibuprofen) and omeprazole and amlodipine in a day?

Yes: These medications should be safe together. Always check with your pharmacist about drug interactions especially with over the counter meds. ...Read more

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I have headaches. How much Advil (ibuprofen) can I take a day?

.: If continious headache or severe headache or for a long time consult physician. Usually you can take ibuprofen/advil once every 6 hours. You can also alternate with tylenol/ acetaminophen. (one every 4 hours). ...Read more

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How much Advil can a 200 (pyrethins and piperonyl butoxide) pound male take per day?

How much Advil can a 200 (pyrethins and piperonyl butoxide) pound male take per 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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Is it normal if I take 4 tablets of Advil (ibuprofen) a day and I have asthma?

Is it normal if I take 4 tablets of Advil (ibuprofen) a day and I have asthma?

Asthma and advil (ibuprofen): Unless your asthma is NSAID dependent, you can take advil (ibuprofen) fine. Nsaid stands for non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, a group of medicines advil (ibuprofen) belongs to, which can trigger asthma attacks. ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to take day quill and Advil (ibuprofen) cold and sinus together?

Not a good idea: It is not a good idea as they may have same or similar ingredients which can raise your heart rate and blood pressure. Read the labels and ask your pharmacist/doctor. ...Read more

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I'm on 10mg of Lexapro (escitalopram) a day and I can not sleep to save my life. I'm so tired I can't stand it. Is it safe for me to take 2 Advil pm?

I'm on 10mg of Lexapro (escitalopram) a day and I can not sleep to save my life. I'm so tired I can't stand it. Is it safe for me to take 2 Advil pm?

No interaction: It would be unlikely for these medications to interact with one another if taken in recommended doses. Since some people find that the diphenhydramine makes them feel groggy in the morning, melatonin may be another option to consider as a sleep aid. ...Read more

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RNY 4 months ago. Pantoprozole (40 mg /2x day). Had a stricture fixed w/ 2 dilations 4 weeks ago. Had 2 cavities filled today. Can I take 2 Advil (ibuprofen)?

RNY 4 months ago.  Pantoprozole (40 mg /2x day). Had a stricture fixed w/ 2 dilations 4 weeks ago.  Had 2 cavities filled today. Can I take 2 Advil (ibuprofen)?

Recommended: Advil (ibuprofen) is most commonly recommended to relieve mild pain. The Pantoprazole can help to decrease upset stomach symptoms due to the Advil (ibuprofen). ...Read more

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I have a gout attack and am also taking xarelto (20mg a day). Can I take advil (ibuprofen) for gout pain and inflammation?

Yes you can: Most important don't get dehydrated, always drink plenty of fluids will avert an attack ...Read more

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My dr told me to take 800mg of Advil (ibuprofen) every 6 hours for my period starting the day before it starts through the whole period seems like a lot? Harmful?

My dr told me to take 800mg of Advil (ibuprofen) every 6 hours for my period starting the day before it starts through the whole period seems like a lot? Harmful?

Prescription : Max of advil (ibuprofen) is 800mg every 8 hours. I agree with starting 1-2 days prior to the period and continuing til the cramps stop. Soaking in a hot tub helps too. ...Read more

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Have a headache today. Is it safe to take an Aleve (naproxen) or Advil twice in one day, to make it go away?

Yes: Aleve (naproxen) can be taken twice per day and advil can be take three times per day. These should snot be taken together. Use one or the other. If the headache persists then see your pcp. ...Read more

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I am taking 1200mg dapro once a day for shoulder pain. I have menstrul cramps can I also take advil (ibuprofen)?

I am taking 1200mg dapro once a day for shoulder pain. I have menstrul cramps can I also take advil (ibuprofen)?

No: Once you are one anti-inflammatory drug, it's best not to mix it with another in the same class. I'd try some tylenol (acetaminophen) instead. ...Read more

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