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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...

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...

Get help Now: Agree with dr. Fowler. Please call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room. You need help in figuring out what happened to you and what precipitated your attempt. For the future, if thoughts of suicide become overwhelming, please call national suicide prevention hotline
1-800-273-8255. ...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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I'm creating a PSA for school on suicide., and im wondering how long it would take if someone overdosed on ADVIL (ibuprofen)?

I'm 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

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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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I took 1000 mg of ibuprofen, am I going to be okay?

I took 1000 mg of ibuprofen, am I going to be okay?

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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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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Can I take Valium with ibuprofen?

Can I take Valium with ibuprofen?

Yes: There are no contraindications to taking these medications together. ...Read more

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Can I take ibuprofen with tusenex?

Can I take ibuprofen with tusenex?

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

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Should I stop taking ibuprofen while ttc?

Should I stop taking ibuprofen while ttc?

What is TTC?: We would have to clarify what ttc is to allow me to help you with this question. ...Read more

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Can I take Advil (ibuprofen) with butal?

Can I take Advil (ibuprofen) with butal?

Generally Yes: Most times it is ok to take advil (ibuprofen) with butalbital, however if the version of medicine contains Aspirin I would caution against the long term use of both medicines together since they can cause GI upset/ulcer, bleeding and even kidney damage. ...Read more

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Can I take dayquil and ibuprofen together?

Can I take dayquil and ibuprofen together?

Yes: Unless reported, there is no contraindication if you take both medicines for two different reasons. Nevertheless, you must check with your doctor if this is safe for how long. Long term use of Ibuprofen may hurt your liver. ...Read more

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Can I take ibuprofen and theraflu together?

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

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Can I take Advil (ibuprofen) and penicilin?

Yes: There should be no issues with that combination. ...Read more

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Can I take ibuprofen whilst on Tapentadol?

Can I take ibuprofen whilst on Tapentadol?

No significant Rxn: However, while there is no significant reactions to worry about between ibuprofen and Tapentadol you should ask that question of whomever is treating you for your pain issues. They may have a plan and ibuprofen may or may not fit into that plan. Like the recipe to a good soup. While an ingredient may very well fit...the chef may simply not want it...so best not be the chef...just enjoy the soup. ...Read more

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Can I take urogesic blue tab with ibuprofen?

Can I take urogesic blue tab with ibuprofen?

If no problems...: If one has had no problems taking the medicines separately, it should be ok to take them together. Sometimes, people have some stomach upset when several medicines are taken at the same time. Urogesic blue is usually for treating symptoms of urination such as bladder spasms and irritation. ...Read more

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Can I take ibuprofen and robatussin together?

Yes.: Robitussin (guaifenesin) plain and Robitussin (guaifenesin)-DM and ac can be taken with ibuprofen. ...Read more

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Can I mix OxyContin and Advil (ibuprofen) pm?

Mixing meds?: While there is no interaction between these meds, strictly speaking, you should be sure to discuss any medication you are taking with your prescribing doc, including over the counter medications. Why not give him/her a buzz to check? :) ...Read more

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Took 2 Advil (ibuprofen) pm can I take niquil?

Same med: Both have antihistamine which will make you sleepy, and an analgesic which helps with pain. Y
take both and you will be very drowsy. Wouldn't recommend. ...Read more

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Can I take Advil (ibuprofen) if I have glaucoma?

Can I take Advil (ibuprofen) if I have glaucoma?

Advil (ibuprofen): Yes. If you have recently had glaucoma filtering surgery, you may wish to wait until your eye surgeon says it is ok to resume taking nsaids, of which Advil (ibuprofen) is a member. ...Read more

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Can I take ibuprofen after a hemorhaggic stroke?

No: I would strongly advise against using any nsaid, including advil (ibuprofen). ...Read more

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Can I take midol and advil (ibuprofen) together?

Can I take midol and advil (ibuprofen) together?

Look at ingredients: Generally speaking it is not a problem to combine advil (ibuprofen) and products containing acetaminophen for short time. You always want to look at the ingredients to make sure you don't overdose on one ingredient. ...Read more

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Can I crush ibuprofen 600mg and put it in water?

Yes you can: Yes you can if you have problem swallowing pills. Another choice is to take childrens ibuprophen suspension which comes 100mgm/5ml and you can take 30 ml of that as crushed in water may be bitter. ...Read more

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Can I take Bc powder and ibuprofen 800 together?

Not recommended: BC powder contains Aspirin which is in the same class with Ibuprofen, non steroidal antiinflammatories. Ibuprofen 800 mg should suffice and adding Aspirin will only increase the chance of side effects, most notorious being gastrointestinal bleeding and renal failure. ...Read more

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Can I have a few alcoholic drinks with ibuprofen?

Yes: Ibuprofen, if taken for long periods of time, has the potential to cause stomach issues, such as ulcerations and bleeding. While a couple drinks are unlikely to cause a problem, it may increase your chance of stomach bleeding or irritation. Keep smiling. ...Read more

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Can I use midol if ibuprofen isn't doing anything?

Can I use midol if ibuprofen isn't doing anything?

Midol: Several forms of midol contain either acetaminophen (complete, pm, teen), Naproxen (extended relief) and Ibuprofen (liquid gels). If you've used the first category, you can give Ibuprofen a try (400 mg) or the extended relief version. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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Can I take lorazepam 1mg after takrn ibuprofen 800?

If prescribed: If the Lorazepam is prescribed by your physician, yes you could take it after ibuprofen. ...Read more

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Ibuprofen overdose 7 days ago, should I be concerned?

Ibuprofen overdose 7 days ago, should I be concerned?

Perhaps: Sorry that is so vague but it depends on what you mean by overdose and if you had any kidney or liver issues beforehand. Ibuprofen is in a class of drugs that are called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (nsaids). Taken in large quantities, they can worsen kidney function or cause stomach bleeding from ulcers if you are concerned, as I always recommend, make an appointment with your doctor. ...Read more

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