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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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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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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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Can i take ibuprofen 800 mg while taking bactrim also?

Should be OK: It should be safe to take Ibuprofen while taking bactrim. There are no drug interactions between Ibuprofen and the components of bactrim. ...Read more

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