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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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Can you safely take 800 mg ibuprofen every 7 hours?

Can you safely take 800 mg ibuprofen every 7 hours?

Motrin: Motrin can be taken every 8 hours or so but its best to avoid. ...Read more

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Is it safe for me to take 800 mg ibuprofen every 4 hours?

No: The dosing period for Ibuprofen is minimum of every 6-8. Sooner than that can result in high doses that can problems with the kidneys and increased GI upset. ...Read more

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How often can you take ibuprofen pm 200 mg ?

How often can you take ibuprofen pm 200 mg ?

Every 8 hours : It depends but if you are adult then you can take up to 600-800 mg every 8 hours as needed. ...Read more

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I have arthiritis and find that taking an NSAID helps. Is taking an NSAID daily ok? If so, is it better to take 800 mg ibuprofen or 25 mg diclofenic?

I have arthiritis and find that taking an NSAID helps. Is taking an NSAID daily ok? If so, is it better to take 800 mg ibuprofen or 25 mg diclofenic?

?Ibuprofen is safer: Some studies, including an FDA study several years ago with 1.5 million people followed over many years, show ibuprofen to be safer, cardiac wise, than diclofenac. The safest in terms of cardiac issues AND GI side effects is celecoxib, celebrex. Regardless, your PCP should monitor your kidney and liver functions annually. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take 800 mg ibuprofen and 20 mg prozac (fluoxetine)?

Is it safe to take 800 mg ibuprofen and 20 mg prozac (fluoxetine)?

Increased risk: Increased risk of GI bleed and easy bruising and bleeding have been associated with Prozac and NSAID combinations but non with tylenol (acetaminophen). ...Read more

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My sed rate keeps going up now is it 90 doctors believe I suffered a TIA . Is it possible to take 800 mg ibuprofen to lower sed rate or predisone ?

My sed rate keeps going up now is it 90 doctors believe I suffered a TIA . Is it possible to take 800 mg ibuprofen to lower sed rate or predisone ?

Don't treat yourself: A TIA won't raise sed rate, certainly not to 90. Such a very high level usually indicates severe systemic inflammation, typically a rheumatologic or autoimmune disorder (especially polymyalgia rheumatica, AKA giant cell arteritis) or sometimes severe infection, malignancy, etc. Some of these problems could cause TIA. Don't treat yourself; best Rx depnds on exact diagnosis. Work with your doctor. ...Read more

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Can i take vicodin 5/500 n ibuprofen 800 together?

Yes: I know this online forum is here to answer questions but i think it's also imperative that patients tell their physicians everything they're taking. And buy all their medications from same pharmacy so pharmacist can look for interactions too (doc should do so too). And in this day & age, patients have same access to drug interaction database as physicians. Yes, vicodin & Ibuprofen can be taken tog. ...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 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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What if you take 15 800 mg of ibuprofen?

What if you take 15   800 mg of ibuprofen?

Toxic dose ibuprofen: That is an extremely toxic dose of ibuprofen. It can cause kidneys to shut down, bleeding, high bp. Get to the er if you did this ...Read more

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Is it OK to take 800 mg of ibuprofen a day?

Is it OK to take 800 mg of ibuprofen a day?

Yes: It is ok for acute pain for a limited time only. (1-2weeks). Take it with food. However It can cause upset stomach and even ulcer if you take it too long. ...Read more

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Is 800 mg Advil (ibuprofen) pm safe to take?

Is 800 mg Advil (ibuprofen) pm safe to take?

Advil (ibuprofen): Advil (ibuprofen) 800 mg is a high dose especially taken everyday can cause ulcer, damage kidneys, bleeding etc. ...Read more

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If I take two 800 mg ibuprofen at one time can I overdose ?

If I take two  800 mg ibuprofen at one time can I overdose ?

Ibuprofen: 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

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Can i take a hydrcodone 5/500 and ibuprofen 800 at the same time?

Can i take a hydrcodone 5/500 and ibuprofen 800 at the same time?

Mixing Medication: Yes, but make sure you are taking them for the right reasons and you are not allergic or other contraindication. Hydrocodone, tylenol, (acetaminophen) and Ibuprofen all work to decrease pain, but from different approaches. Multimodal treatment approaches are more successful than single therapy for complex pain syndromes and symptoms. ...Read more

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Can you take Advil (ibuprofen) and motrin 800 like five hours apart from each other?

Can you take Advil (ibuprofen) and motrin 800 like five hours apart from each other?

Ibuprofen: Advil and Motrin are actually different brand names of the same medicine, a NSAID. Generally, ibuprofen should not be taken in lesser than 4-6 hour intervals and the total dose should not be more than 2400mg per day. Excess or long term use can result in stomach and kidney problems. ...Read more

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