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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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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 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 600 mg and tylenol together?

How often can you take ibuprofen 600 mg and tylenol together?

See details: You can take this combination up to 3 times daily with meals. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take 800 mg ibuprofen every 6 hours and in between those doses take 1000 mg of tylenol with maximum of each 4 times a day?

Is it safe to take 800 mg ibuprofen every 6 hours and in between those doses take 1000 mg of tylenol with maximum of each 4 times a day?

Maybe: In a normal healthy person, yes. But you can't do it long term because it taxes your liver and kidneys. No alcohol at all while on this combo. Take Ibuprofen with food. ...Read more

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

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

Increased risk: Increased risk of GI bleed and easy bruising and bleeding have been associated with Prozac and NSAID combinations but non with tylenol. ...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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How often and lnbetween can I take 800 milligrams of ibuprofen?

Daily practice: 800mg 4 times a day is considered the most you should take. ...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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How long after taking 800 mg of.Ibuprofen can I take 2 excedrin?

Talk to your doctor: Ibuprofen lasts about 6-8 hours. Take excedrin as directed after that. Nsaids can cause ulcers and life threatening bleeding. Talk to your physician about your symptoms. ...Read more

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