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Ibuprofen Every 4 Hours
Dentist told me today to take 600mg Advil (ibuprofen) every four hours until my root canal on Monday. Is this safe?
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
over max dose: You should not take over 3200mg in 24 hrs. Take with food and make sure there are no contraindications to you taking this med and there are no drug interactions with any medications you are taking. ...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?
Urgent care: What you are experiencing is unnecessary. Obviously you need further care right away. No one needs to be in severe pain more than a day or two at most. One cannot remedy extended severe dental pain by medication. If your own dentist cannot resolve the problem with further treatment, see another dentist. Call your dentist today! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Either way.: No significant difference.Get a more detailed answer ›
To function during my period I have to take 4 to 6 Advil (ibuprofen) every 4 hours for cramps. What other solutions are there.?
Birth Control Pills: The inside lining of your uterus grows in response to female hormones, and sloughs during a period releasing prostaglandin hormones. They make your muscular uterine walls contract. Drugs like Ibuprofen (max. 2400 mg/day) block production & reduce pain; best taken @ earliest onset of cramps. Also birth control pills reduce growth of the lining, hence lessen cramps too. Heating pad on tummy too. ...Read moreSee 3 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 (naproxen) 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
If my dr told me to take 800 mg of Advil (ibuprofen) every 8 hours is there a big difference if I take 2 every 4 hours? They total the same amount?
Advil (ibuprofen): As long as the total daily dose is the same, I see no problem taking it the way you want. ...Read more
I took regular Advil (ibuprofen) four hours ago. Can I take an Advil (ibuprofen) cold and sinus now?
I took one Advil (ibuprofen) 200mg four hours ago. Can I take one Advil (ibuprofen) cold and sinus (which is 200mg as well) now?
I Been taking advil (ibuprofen) pm every single day 8 pills. Then 2 more an hour later. For 3 years now I am addicted how can I get off of them I do without.?
Advil (ibuprofen) pm Addiction: I commend you for your honesty about Addiction on Advil (ibuprofen) pm. Thank you for informing about, pain and abdominal spasm. Speak out loud that you do not want pain and abdominal spasm, acid stomach, shortness of breath, unusual bleeding or bruising, tiredness or weakness. See Internist for Diagnosis and treatment. See Psychiatrist for your judgement about Addiction and Therapy for stress in your life ...Read more
Yes: It should not be a problem.Get a more detailed answer ›
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