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Ibuprofen Every 4 Hours
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
Extreme toothache for a month, I've seen a dentist . I've been taking 3 ibuprofen every 4 hours for pain each day, am I taking to much?
See dentist again: Dental pain will not resolve on its own with home care. Also Ibuprofen has many side effects. In order to get appropriate treatment it is important to know the underlying cause for this pain. Call your dentist and emphasize the urgency of your situation, so that he/she can give you the priority appointment. Do not procrastinate, make a phone call. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I'm having bloodwork done tomorrow for an annual work up but had gum surgery done today so on amoxicillin and ibuprofen every 4-6 hours. Should i wait?
No effect: it should have no effect on the labs you are having done. ...Read more
I'm on Oxycodone and 600mg ibuprofen every 4-6 hours for a lower back sprain., can I replace the ibuprofen with robacacet? The pain is still intense.
No.: These are similar narcotics. What you need is a good doc. A back sprain never requires heavy narcotics such as you are taking. Get a second opinion or should I say a third after mine. If your diagnosis does not change (I doubt it.) switch to a Pain Management specialist. Prolonged pain can change the way you brain feels pain. This must stop. Do not become a doctor-caused addict. ...Read more
I've been taking ibuprofen every 3-4 hours for pain after wisdom teeth extraction. can I switch to Aleve now I took the last dose about 4 hours ago?
I have had a severe headache on my right temple and eye for around 12 hours now, have been taking ibuprofen and paracetamol every 4 hours.?
My four year old's been coughing a lot lately. It comes and goes every two weeks or so and doesn't seem to get any better with acetaminophen or ibuprofen. I even have her shower longer, sometimes twice a day if possible. I've tried allergy medicines but n
Have it evaluated: At four a recurrent pattern of cough may be an early indicator of mild asthma. Write down all you recall about this pattern & take it in & review this history with the doc during a visit. A referral for some pulmonary function studies may be needed to sort this out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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