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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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I took 600 mg ibuprofen about 2 hours ago, is it alright to take another before it fully wares off?

I took 600 mg ibuprofen about 2 hours ago, is it alright to take another before it fully wares off?

Ibuprofen: it is best to space the doses at least 4-6 hours apart. if 600 mg is not effective, try 800 mg(= four over the counter tabs) every 4-6 hours instead. then call you physician or dentist for an appointment to monitor the condition that is causing you pain ...Read more

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Can you safely take 600 mg ibuprofen within two hours?

Can you safely take 600 mg ibuprofen within two hours?

Motrin: If you mean if you can safely taken a Motrin 600 mg and then within two hours take another Motrin i think its ok if this is very uncommon and your md approves it. ...Read more

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Can you take both rubitussin and ibuprofen when sick? How many hours apart?

Can you take both rubitussin and ibuprofen  when sick? How many hours apart?

No problem and : No drug interaction. You can take both medications at the same time every 6 hours. Rec.: to see you pcp if your condition persists for more than 1 week. ...Read more

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Is 1600 mg of ibuprofen okay to take in two hours?

That is alot: The more Ibuprofen you take, the more likely you will end up with an ulcer or GI bleed. Usually i avoid ove 800mg every 8 hours. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take ibuprofen 7 hours after taking 2 alieve?

Is it ok to take ibuprofen 7 hours after taking 2 alieve?

Depends: depends on the reason you are taking medication as well as medical conditions you may have. Your doctor is the best one to ask this question of, However, if you would like to write more details to me I am happy to get you know your case: WWW.healthtap.com/drsaghafi use key code: PDXFNR to set up virtual appointment or send an inbox consultation. ...Read more

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I had a gout attack 30 hours ago the first time. I am taking ibuprofen and it has improved pain a lot compared to yesterday.Shud I take other med too?

I had a gout attack 30 hours ago the first time. I am taking ibuprofen and it has improved pain a lot compared to yesterday.Shud I take other med too?

See Physician: You need to have a work up to see if and why you have developed gout. You may need to be on placed on a medication to prevent future attacks. Your diet will also need to be modified. Shell fish, peanuts, alcohol an often trigger an attack of gout. ...Read more

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I need help. I had gout and I just took Colcry 0.6mg about one hour ago, will it be okay for me to take Ibuprofen 600mg now?

I need help. I had gout and I just took Colcry 0.6mg about one hour ago, will it be okay for me to take Ibuprofen 600mg now?

Yes: check w/ your PCP but an antiinflammatory should not pose a problem... Often a prescription steroid ( dose pak) for a week will be effective if above is not. GL! ...Read more

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