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

How much Advil (ibuprofen) can I take in 24 hours
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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 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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Are 2 advils (ibuprofen) within 24 hours okay?

Are 2 advils (ibuprofen) within 24 hours okay?

Yes...: read the package label to make sure none of the contraindications apply to you. ...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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Pain pill about 2 hours ago. Can I take ibuprofen now?

Depends: Which pain pill? If it was a different NSAID i would recommend no. ...Read more

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Is it bad to have taken 14 midol and 10 ibuprofen in 24 hours?

Yes: This dosage is way too high and carries a significant risk of damage to your stomach. More importantly, pain severe enough to necessitate this much NSAID dosage is serious enough that it needs to be evaluated and the cause treated. You should see your primary care provider, an urgent care clinic, or an ER as soon as possible. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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I took a 5mg morphine pill 2 hours ago. Can I take ibuprofen with it?

I took a 5mg morphine pill 2 hours ago. Can I take ibuprofen with it?

If you have: no kidney problems that you are aware of, or do not have diabetes or prostate problems, then you are welcome to take ibuprofen in addition to narcotics. Be warned that there are a small percentage of people who have sedation as a side effect if they take ibuprofen. So if that happens to you, be extra careful as ibuprofen together with morphine can over sedate you. Thanks for trusting in HT. ...Read more

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Can i take 2 ibuprofen tablets, USP 800mgs in a four hour time if pain is suver?

Can i take 2 ibuprofen tablets, USP 800mgs in a four hour time if pain is suver?

Be careful: Yes you can , but you can reduce the risk of abdominal pain or irritation with taking them with food. Try not to take more than 800mg every 8 hrs at the most. Also consider tylenol (acetaminophen) instead based on the type of pain you are having. ...Read more

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

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?

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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