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How Much Ibuprofen Can I Take In One Day
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
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
Start: Wit 2 tabs 3 times a day you can go up to 800 mg 3 times daily ...Read more
I have found that Advil (ibuprofen) cold & sinus works before for me to keep my sinus symptoms at bay. Will it hurt me at all to take one a day?
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
I have only a half of one kidney left, after I lost one and had cancer in the other. I have to take ibuprofen several times a day for pain. Is it ok?
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
Can I take one extra ibuprofen 600mg from instructed twice a day because I have trouble sleeping with the pain?
I take 100mg tramadol every day, and one 200mg ibuprofen every night for neck pain. Is this ok to do day after day? It seems to control my pain well
Reasonable: But nightly Ibuprofen can cause some issues, such as possible stomach irritation, eventual ulcer after long term use. That being said, if it controls your pain, with a some breaks where you might not use the ibuprofen, it seems like a reasonable schedule. Important to know if you have correct diagnosis and if physical therapy would help. Its always better to not be on long term meds, pt could help. ...Read more
Can I take ibuprofen after CT scan with contrast? I usually take it 3 X day per doctor. No one told me. I read online not to take.
Had ear ache 5 days ago. Went to hospital on friday, said to take advil (ibuprofen). Went to another one on saturday, gave me amoxil. Now on it day 4 no relief?
Is the problem your: Have an ENT look at your ear. Causes of ear pain can be related to your ear or structures around your ear. ...Read more
Depends.: If the advil (ibuprofen) are 200 mg Ibuprofen and you are an otherwise healthy person with no contraindications. No pregnancy, no GI bleeding, no renal insufficiency. That is a prescription dose and we only recommend high doses like that with professional counsel. It's better to stick with the dose on the bottle unless your personal physician has instructed you otherwise. High dose nsaids have risk. ...Read more
Who prescribed this for you.
If it was your doctor who prescribed just one dose you should not take 2 doses.
If your doctor did not prescribe any do not take any. ...Read more
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 took one Advil (ibuprofen) 200mg four hours ago. Can I take one Advil (ibuprofen) cold and sinus (which is 200mg as well) now?
HEllo I have already taken 4 200 mg of ibuprofen but not all at once first set at one not sure then the second a few hours later can take 2 more?
Correct dosing: 200mg tablets 1-3 tablets every 6-8 hrs. On a full stomach. ...Read more
If I take 4 Advil every 8 hrs will I receive the same benefits as one 800mg tablet of Ibuprofen or does it lose potency being in multiple tablets?
Should be the same: Four of the 200mg tablets will have the same effect as one of the 800mg tablets. A patient should not notice any difference between taking 4 small tablets or one big tablet. ...Read more
Depends: Clearance of this medication is done by the liver and is dose- and liver function-dependent. Basically, if you took 200mg, it is gone in 2 hrs, 400mg in 4hrs, 600mg in six and so on. You should not take more than 800mg at a time though and those dosage times just tell when it is safe for another dose, complete clearance may take longer. As for surgery, most docs want you off for 2 wks prior. ...Read more
Pain meds: It depends on your weight. Read the label to confirm but I would think at age 30 you would be ok. ...Read more
Depends: On your weight, general health status, how many times a day you are taking it and how long you have been taking that class (NSAID) drug. ...Read more
Yes: Yes, you can take an ibuprophen.Get a more detailed answer ›
I took 600mg of ibuprofen two hours ago but it did not help with pain. Can I take one loratab right now or do I need to wait?
How many mgs of ibuprofen csn I take in a 24 periid horribile toithache cant get to see dentist for one week ive taken 1800 mgs already since 6am toda?
Dose: 3200 mg total divided into 4 800mg doses administered every 6 hours. But it won't matter. The intensity if the infection will overpower the pain killer. You have to get this very serious infection under control NOW. You need to see a Dentist, Oral Surgeon, or Endodontist immediately. Please make the time to do so. ...Read more
My ibuprofen 600 was prescribed to take one every 6 hours. Is it safe to take 2 at a time every 24 hours instead?
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