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Doctor insights on: How Much Ibuprofen Can You Take

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How much ibuprofen can you take in one day?

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

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 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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For severe ankle pain how much Advil (ibuprofen) can you take at one time?

For severe ankle pain how much Advil (ibuprofen) can you take at one time?

Limit: Is 2400 mg per day. They come 200 mg so you can take four three times a day with food. If you have GI problems do not take it. If pain is severe see your foot doc asap. ...Read more

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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

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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 many mg of ibuprofen can you take at one time without overdosing?

How many mg of ibuprofen can you take at one time without overdosing?

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

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Did I take too much ibuprofen?

Did I take too much ibuprofen?

If you took more: Than the directed amount - then it was too much. If you took an overdose - call poison control at 1-800-222-1222. If you are having
thoughts about killing yourself, get seen at the nearest emergency room now. Have a friend or relative drive you or call 911 for emergency services for transport. You can call the National suicide hotlines 24/7 at 1-800-suicide (1-800-784-2433) or 1-800-273 – talk. ...Read more

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How much ibuprofen can I take?

How much ibuprofen can I take?

See below: Generally speaking, for adults, 800 mg every 6-8 hours is the max dosing. But smaller adults may require less depending on weight. ...Read more

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How much ibuprofen can I safely take?

800mg every 6 hours: Assuming that you are in relatively good health and are around average size; the maximum dose for Ibuprofen is 800mg every six hours (or 3200mg per day). Make sure you take this medication with food to avoid stomack upset. ...Read more

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How much ibuprofen cna I take each day?

2400 mg: This is a good max dose though up to 3, 200 maybe used for 3-4 days. If not better call the doctor. ...Read more

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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

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How much ibuprofen can I safely take in a day?

How much ibuprofen can I safely take in a day?

FDA approved max.: It is 2400mg per day, or 3 x 800mg. ...Read more

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

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

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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Can someone here tell me please how much ibuprofen can I take?

Deopends on weight: Average adult dose is ussually 600 mg which is 3 pills of over the counter ibuprofen, Motrin or advil. If your weight is less than 90 lb than take 400 mg. ...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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CAN I take two ibuprofen 800?

CAN I take two ibuprofen 800?

Few questions:: #1: Allergic to aspirin? Sometimes those folks react poorly to other NSAIDS. #2: How are your kidneys? If they are totally fine, you don't need renal dosing. #3: What other drugs are you taking? Will they interact? Go to my drug interaction link on my site to check. #4: How are you timing doses? If there are no issues, you can take 800mg every 8 hrs, or 600mg every 6 hrs. Max pain benefit at 600mg ...Read more

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Can I take ibuprofen with ketanol?

NO. They: Are both NSAID's and should not be taken together. TTake one or the other, but not both. ...Read more

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Should I take 1600 mg of ibuprofen?

Not in a single dose: That would be an overdose for this medication. ...Read more

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Can I take 4 200mg ibuprofen at once?

Can I take 4 200mg ibuprofen at once?

Yes, but: The more ibuprofen the more risk of side effects. Those side effects are dose-related, meaning the higher the dose, the more times per day and the more days you take it, the more problems you can get into- gastrointestinal, and kidney, especially. Then again it depends what health issues you have to start with. I usually recommend a high dose for about a week. Then you should see a ...Read more

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I took amlopipine. Can I take ibuprofen?

Yes you can: Amlodipin is used for high blood pressure and Ibuprofen for pain or as fever reducer. There is no drug interaction and you can take both. ...Read more

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Can I take ibuprofen after a polypcetomy?

Can I take ibuprofen after a polypcetomy?

Polypectomy, where?: If you mean nasal polyps removed surgically and were caused by drugs as aspirin or NSAIDs (e.g. ibuprofen), then better not take those drugs again and see an allergist for evalaution and possible aspirin desenstization. If otherwise, you need to follow the surgeon's advice on when to start any medication that would affect the surgery, best wishes ...Read more

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Can I take 2 800 milligrams of ibuprofen?

Can I take 2 800 milligrams of ibuprofen?

Ibuprofen: Ibuprofen 800 mg for what source of pain? Different pain medication works differently for different people. Regardless I would not recommend more than 600 mg.
More than that will not likely help. You can add 300 mg extra strength Tylenol for better pain control. However find out what is causing your pain and address the cause. Speak to your own doctor for recommendations. ...Read more

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Can I take three Advil (ibuprofen) pm's?

Can I take three Advil (ibuprofen) pm's?

Yes: You can take up to 2400mg of Ibuprofen in a 24 hour period. So 3x2 tablets every 6 hours is safe. Howevee, you want to get to the root of the problem. Why are you having the pain, get that resolved so that you don't have to take that much medicaiton. ...Read more

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Can I take Advil (ibuprofen) with lithium?

Carefully: Advil (ibuprofen) may increase lithium blood levels by reducing the excretion of lithium by the kidneys. This could lead to lithium toxicity. One study that tested high-dose (1800 mg/day) Ibuprofen said "lithium dosage may need to be reduced in some patients following initiation of Ibuprofen therapy." the effect may be less at low doses or if advil is used rarely. Consult with your prescriber. ...Read more

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Can I take 2 ibuprofen at once 600 mg each?

Ibuprofen dose: No that is too high of a dose. The maximum dose of ibuprofen for an adult is 800 mg 3 times a day, or 600 mg 4 times a day. And it must be taken with food. ...Read more

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Can I take 4 Advil (ibuprofen) at one time?

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

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Can I take ibuprofen with letzorole tablets?

Can I take ibuprofen with letzorole tablets?

Letrozole+Ibuprofen: There are no major drug-drug interactions between these two medications. Always consult the prescribing doctor before taking any other medications, even of it is over the counter. ...Read more

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