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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 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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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 (lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, polymyalgia rheumatica, etc) or sometimes severe infection, malignancy, etc. Some of these problems might 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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