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Is ibuprophen 800 safe for every day?

Is ibuprophen 800 safe for every day?

Yes: Provided you have normal kidneys you can take up to 3 800 mg tablets daily but that's the max. ...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 have sprained ankle how often can I take ibuprophen 800?

I have sprained ankle how often can I take  ibuprophen  800?

4 x per day: But if you need that much, there are better medications to take. (3200mg/day max). ...Read more

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Jaw pain on one side. Similar to having two root canals and the meds wore off. High tolerance for meds. Ibuprophen 800 useless, tylenol (acetaminophen) 3 or 4 help?

Jaw pain on one side. Similar to having two root canals and the meds wore off. High tolerance for meds. Ibuprophen 800 useless, tylenol (acetaminophen) 3 or 4 help?

Source of Jaw pain?: If it is a dental infection you need to go to the dentist, if it from TMJ ( temporomandibular joint) disorder go a doctor and get evaluated. Taking increasing pain doses may stop the pain but not solve the problem. ...Read more

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20 y/o daughter possibly passing kidney stone. 110 lbs, she took 1 800 mg ibuprophen and 6 hours later took 3 Motrin pm + 1 motrin all 200 mg. Safe?

20 y/o daughter possibly passing kidney stone. 110 lbs, she took 1 800 mg ibuprophen and 6 hours later took 3 Motrin pm + 1 motrin all 200 mg. Safe?

Possibly?: That is a max dosage of ibuprofen, and wouldn't touch the pain from passing a kidney stone. 3 PMs is an OD of antihistamines. She may have something else--possibly serious. She needs to see a clinician. Every year people have kidney failure from too much NSAIDS. ...Read more

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CAN I take two ibuprofen 800 ?

CAN I take two ibuprofen 800 ?

Few questions:: #1: Allergic to aspirin? Sometimes those folks react poorly to other NSAIDS. #2: How are your kidneys? If they are totally fine, you don't need renal dosing. #3: What other drugs are you taking? Will they interact? Go to my drug interaction link on my site to check. #4: How are you timing doses? If there are no issues, you can take 800mg every 8 hrs, or 600mg every 6 hrs. Max pain benefit at 600mg ...Read more

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What meds conflict with ibuprofen 800?

What meds conflict with ibuprofen 800?

Hepatic: Ibuprofen is metabolized in the liver. Other medications that are metabolized by liver could effected. ...Read more

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What if you take 15 800 mg of ibuprofen?

What if you take 15   800 mg of ibuprofen?

Toxic dose ibuprofen: That is an extremely toxic dose of ibuprofen. It can cause kidneys to shut down, bleeding, high bp. Get to the er if you did this ...Read more

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Is it OK to take 800 mg of ibuprofen a day?

Is it OK to take 800 mg of ibuprofen a day?

Yes: It is ok for acute pain for a limited time only. (1-2weeks). Take it with food. However It can cause upset stomach and even ulcer if you take it too long. ...Read more