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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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My bun is 25, not drinking water &abusing aleve, (naproxen) motrin, drinking protein drinks. Can it reverse with proper care?

Please stop: BUN 25 not of real concern as long as creatinine normal. This is probably the high protein diet. However you are playing with fire with the Motrin and aleeve as this turkey could cause even kidney failure without warning (not to mention stomach ulcer or bleed). ...Read more

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Did i take too much ibuprofen?

Did i take too much ibuprofen?

If you took more: than the directed amount - then it was too much. If you took an overdose - call poison control at 1-800-222-1222. If you are having thoughts about killing yourself, get seen at the nearest emergency room now. Have a friend or relative drive you or call 911 for emergency services for transport. You can call the National suicide hotlines 24/7 at 1-800-suicide (1-800-784-2433) or 1-800-273 – talk . ...Read more

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Am i ok taking a 600 mg ibuprofen?

Am i ok taking a 600 mg ibuprofen?

As long as you: Don't have any contraindications - this is within normal dosing for adults. ...Read more

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Took 1800 mg of ibuprofen should i be concerned ?

Took 1800 mg of ibuprofen should i be concerned ?

Not worried : That dose is okay to take daily under a doctor's care but exceeds the daily over-the-counter dose. However, what is not known is how long the 1800 mg daily dose can be taken safely without causing hypertension, stomach ulcers and other problems. ...Read more

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What happens if i take 6000mg of ibuprofen até onde?

What happens if i take 6000mg of ibuprofen até onde?

Ibuprofen: the usual single dose of ibuprofen is 400 - 600mg. 6000 mg is 7.5 times the maximum single dose. This dose if taken very often may result in GI problems and or renal problems so be careful ...Read more

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I'm 113lbs and I accidentally took 1600mg of ibuprofen . Should I be concerned ?

I'm 113lbs and I accidentally took 1600mg of ibuprofen . Should I be concerned ?

Healthy otherwise?: Although not helpful to take too large a dose of ibuprofen, a single dose in an otherwise healthy person should not be a problem. ...Read more

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