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Will i be alright if i took 19 ibuprofen pills? I was being a little suicide and i overdosed now I am getting a headache and my body is throbbing...
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
Im creating a PSA for school on suicide., and im wondering how long it would take if someone overdosed on ADVIL (ibuprofen)?
Best approach?: Most ibuprofen overdoses won't kill. Please tell them that 99% of would-be youngster suicides are VERY happy, one year later, that they failed. Educating them about the unreliability and the likelihood (depending on method) of major brain damage instead is part of the story; reminding them you can help with horrible life situations is even more helpful. ...Read more
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
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
Y R U taking it?: The usual dose is 10 mg per kg per dose every 8 hours up to 800 mg per dose or up to a 176 pound person. Doses above that don't usually help and increase side effects. Most common side effects are stomach upset (possible ulcer). As with most things in life, on the one hand but on the other hand. ...Read more
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Probably Not a Prob: If you mean Tussionex, which is Hydrocodone and Chlorpheniramine, there shouldn't be a problem. Tussionex is a combination opiate and antihistamine and ibuprofen is a pain killer/anti-inflammatory related to aspirin; neither should do any damage to the other or to you if you use them as directed.Tussionex will probably make you drowsy and ibuprofen could upset your stomach, but nothing too serious ...Read more
Yes: Theraflu contains Acetaminophen (tylenol (acetaminophen)) as its pain reliever. Taking Ibuprofen with it would be safe. When taking theraflu, it is very important to not take take additional tylenol (acetaminophen), (acetaminophen) since tylenol (acetaminophen) overdosing is rather easy to do and can damage your liver. ...Read more