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How much ibuprofen can I take in 1 day?

How much ibuprofen can I take in 1 day?

800mg every 6 hours: The maximum does for a healthy person is 800mg every six hours (3200mg per day). Make sure and take this medication with food to minimize stomach upset. ...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 much ibuprofen can you take in one day?

Motrin: It can vary from 1200 mg to 3200 mg per day in divided dosages in very specific indications. ...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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How much ibuprofen can you take in one day and not harm your liver?

How much ibuprofen can you take in one day and not harm your liver?

Limit use: 2400mg maximum of ibuprofen(advil) per day. Acetaminophen(tylenol), no more than 2000mg/day to be relatively safe. There are risks even with lower doses. ...Read more

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I have horrible headaches on the left occipital side. I need top take about 3 to 5 pills of ibuprofen per day. No one can say why i get it.....?

I have horrible headaches on the left occipital side. I need top take about 3 to 5 pills of ibuprofen per day. No one can say why i get it.....?

Maybe hormones?: Some headaches as you describe are related to hormones. Some are stress-related. Depending on how long this has been going on, you should consider seeing a neurologist. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can i take one extra ibuprofen 600mg from instructed twice a day because I have trouble sleeping with the pain?

Can i take one extra ibuprofen 600mg from instructed twice a day because I have trouble sleeping with the pain?

Pain Alternatives: You could also try alternating tylenol (acetaminophen) 650mg with Ibuprofen 600mg, 3 hours between each dose. Sometimes cold or hot packs to the painful area help. Finally, getting enough sleep is important for managing pain. ...Read more

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Am i right that it's no issue to take one 200 milligram of ibuprofen per day to reduce risk of blood clots?

Am i right that it's no issue to take one 200 milligram of ibuprofen per day to reduce risk of blood clots?

Aspirin is better: Aspirin is the preferred drug for anticoagulation. However, why do you need to reduce your risk of blood cloths? If you're not at risk, then it's best not to take any unnecessary medication. I suggest you see your doctor and discuss your risk factor and allow him/her to suggest a plan to reduce your risk if necessary. ...Read more

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