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Can i give my 7 year old daughter ibuprofen 400mg?

Can i give my 7 year old daughter ibuprofen 400mg?

I wouldn't: The recommended dose is 10 mg/kg and the average 7 yo (@20kg) would take no more than 200 mg at one time. ...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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Can I take diflucan (fluconazole) 100 mg and ibuprofen 400mg as long as I don't take them together? How long should I wait between the two?

Can I take diflucan (fluconazole) 100 mg and ibuprofen 400mg as long as I don't take them together? How long should I wait between the two?

Mixing meds: If any interaction it would be mild. I would say to be on the safe side allow 4 hours before or after a dose to take the other medication but I think you will be fine. ...Read more

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Can meloxicam 7.5mg and ibuprofen 400mg be taken together?

Can meloxicam 7.5mg and ibuprofen 400mg be taken together?

No: They are both Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and taking them together increases the risks associated with these medications. Risks such as gastrointestinal bleeding, stomach ulcers and cardiovascular risks increase with taking multiple drugs in this category. ...Read more

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Can i take following ingredients together? Ibuprofen 400mg, guaifenesin 1200mg and pseudoephedrine 60mg. Thanks

Can i take following ingredients together? Ibuprofen 400mg, guaifenesin 1200mg and pseudoephedrine 60mg. Thanks

You can: But you have to know the maximum dose you can take a day of each of these medicines and their side effect. Ibuprofen for pain has to be taken with food. Guaifenesin to loosen secretions, and pseudo Ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate) for decongestant with side effect of rapid heart rate, anxiety and increase BP temporarily. Also consider all the precautions for pregnancy and ulcer, etc.. They don't have interactions. ...Read more

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I wake from knee and ankle pain after about 1/2 hour of sleep. What maybe causing or what to do to prevent it. I take ibuprofen 400mg its some relief?

I wake from knee and ankle pain after about 1/2 hour of sleep. What maybe causing or what to do to prevent it. I take ibuprofen 400mg its some relief?

Varies: There are a number of potential causes. If it is causing you enough trouble, i would encourage you to be seen. One common cause is a "sciatica" which is an irritation of the nerves in the back that can cause pain that runs from the knee to the ankle, but there are many other causes as well. Many of which have a pretty simple cure. ...Read more

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Had a tooth pulled out doctor said take vicodin, if stillin pain after an hour of taking vicodin can I take also Advil (ibuprofen) 400mg? If yes how many mg?

Had a tooth pulled out doctor said take vicodin, if stillin pain after an hour of taking vicodin can I take also Advil (ibuprofen) 400mg? If yes how many mg?

You should ask: The doctor or dentist who treats you and knows your complete medical history regarding what medications to take, dosage, and frequency. ...Read more

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