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Ibuprofen Vs Alieve
Yes for this one time. Over the counter directions should be followed from on the bottle labeling.
Take with food to protect your stomach. ...Read more
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
Silly question- I took one 220 mg aleve at 6:30 am, then took 2 200 mg ibuprofen at 8:30 am. Is that ok?
Thats okay. Don't worry, you'll be just fine.
If you are having moderate to severe pain, its okay to take 600 mg ibuprofen every 6 hours, or 800 mg ibuprofen every 8 hours, max out at about 3200 mg per day by prescription but 1200 with OTC dosing. Doses are within a safe range for around 10 days.
Naproxen max 660 OTC 1500 Rx. Double the dose of naproxen you take to calculate ibuprofen equivalent ...Read more
I'm looking for an Ibuprofen and Aleve dosage chart for adults based on height/weight. I'm 6'4, 200 lbs and standard dosage doesn't cut it. Thank you!
Standard: There is no benefit for taking more than 600 mg 3 times a day or 500 mg 2 times a day even for a person of your size. If the NSAIDs are not helping consider adding acetaminophen or seeing your doctor about another agent. Taking NSAIDs at high does does come with risks so it is best to minimize your intake or use for short periods as needed. ...Read more
Depends: depends on the reason you are taking medication as well as medical conditions you may have. Your doctor is the best one to ask this question of, However, if you would like to write more details to me I am happy to get you know your case: WWW.healthtap.com/drsaghafi use key code: PDXFNR to set up virtual appointment or send an inbox consultation. ...Read more
Can anyone provide a weight/height based chart for common drug dosages: Aleve, Ibuprofen, etc.?
For adults they are standard doses based usually on a 70 kg man.
Always best to look up doses and double check them each time anyway. ...Read more
Is it normal for me to get a mild headache after football practice. It goes away when i take Advil (ibuprofen) or alieve. ?
Drinking enough?: Are you drinking enough fluids? If you feel you are and you continue to experience headaches, you need to see a physician asap. It might be a good idea to have this checked out anyway. ...Read more
I have pain on the right side of my back, I think I my have sat in a weird position for a period of time, but the pain still persists a week later, thoughts? Started taking Aleve today, ibuprofen was not helping. I feels the best when standing, sitting is
Ans: Most likely you straine a muscle. Try heat over the back and do passive stretching exercises. Will help may take a few weeks to be back to normal ...Read more
Yes: Yes, but just make sure you take it on a full stomach. Also, don't make it a regular occurrence. ...Read more
I took Aleve (naproxen) at noon today how long do i have to wait untill i can take Advil or ibuprofen?
Meds: Depens (penicillamine) for what you are taking, also depens (penicillamine) on dose of both of them. But safest at least 8hours, best after meal. ...Read more
I took 10 200mg ibuprofen pills then 20 minutes later i took 4 Aleve (naproxen) pills. Will i live to see another day?
Concerning doses: Please call poison control. 1-800-222-1222.Get a more detailed answer ›
If I took an aleve (naproxen) at 4am and an ibuprofen at 1030am, can I take an aleve (naproxen) now? It's currently 9pm
Yes: Yes, it would be ok to take another Aleve (naproxen), (naproxen) now. However, be careful about combining these two medications since they both act on the same way, it is not necessary to use them together. Pick one. Aleve (naproxen) should be taken every 12 hours, whereas ibuprofen can be taken every 8 hours. Hydrate yourself, since these meds taken in excess can damage your kidneys. ...Read more
Upon advice from a friend I took 600 mg ibuprofen with a single aleve (naproxen) about 5 hours ago.. Should I be worried?
I took 800 mg ibuprofen at 730, now almost 130. I'm going to bed and was thinking of taking aleve (naproxen) pm, is this ok? I'm 250 lbs
It is OK to use NSAIDS as directed, but the caution is for long term use or if contraindications exist with pre-existing gastrointestinal disease (ulcers), kidney issues, or bleeding issues.
Recommendations are for dosing every 8 hours and should be followed, unless directed otherwise by your physician.
Alleve and Ibuprofen are both NSAIDs. ...Read more
I took 1 aleve (naproxen) at 7pm...can I take a 600mg ibuprofen now at 930...without serious side effects?
No: Do not mix the two meds. Pick one or the other. ...Read more
I accidently took aleve-d(220mg naproxen) and 200mg of ibuprofen at the same time. should i be concernes and what should i do?
Recommendation: This a little bit more than necessary, but not toxic. Drink a milk or tea, or water, not juice , to wash out extra dose. ...Read more
I took two advil (ibuprofen) at 10 am and its about 1:20 now and they didn't help. Can i try aleve (naproxen) now? or do i need to wait?
I was in severe pain so i took 1, 320 mg of Aleve (naproxen) and 1, 320 of ibuprofen. What will happen if I do not get medical attention?
Depends: Taking the two drugs together and at those dosages is not recommended but if just done once, nothing is likely to happen. The bigger question is whether the pain has been improved or relieved. If not, call or see your doctor. ...Read more
I have arthitis in the neck, knees, and elbows. Which is better advil, (ibuprofen) motrin, or alieve. What woud be the recommended dosage?
Advil (ibuprofen) and Motrin R : The same. They r both ibuprofen. Aleve (naproxen) is Naproxen sodium. Nsaids are all about the same, but some seem to work better for one person than another. Try what u like; use the dose listed on the bottle. I see that I have GI problems, so b sure to continue on those meds. Take nsaids with food. Take care. ...Read more
I want to cleanse from the pain killers (tylenol, advil, (ibuprofen) & aleve) I've been taking for cronic headaches. How long before its all out of my system?
Chronic NSAID's+Tyl: These medications won't be detectible in your system within a few days after last use. Multiple problems are associated with long term use of these medications & some can persist even after complete cessation. Chances are you have not exhausted your body's reserve in handling these medications. Don't be surprised if your gerd (profile) & headaches improve after you stop these. ...Read more