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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 had a concussion a month ago and my girlfriend hit me in the head and now its back hurting. Is it ok to take a 800mg ibuprofen?

I had a concussion a month ago and my girlfriend hit me in the head and now its back hurting.  Is it ok to take a 800mg ibuprofen?

Yes: No problem at all. If you have persistent memory loss , visual problems and nausea - consider neurology consultation and a ct of the head without contrast. In addition, you might want to reconsider the partnership. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take a 800mg ibuprofen when I have a brain injury concussion?

Is it ok to take a 800mg ibuprofen when I have a brain injury concussion?

No: Headache after trauma should be evaluated immediately. Go to the er if you can't get in touch with your doctor immediately.. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take 2 600 mg ibuprofen?

Is it ok to take 2 600 mg ibuprofen?

Not at same time: The maximum dosage at one time is 800mg. You should not take more than 3200mg in a 24 hour period. Always take with food on your stomach. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take 3 advil (ibuprofen)?

Yes: That is an acceptable dose to take at one time. Try to make sure you take it with food to minimize GI irritation. ...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

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Is it ok to take Advil (ibuprofen) with kexpro?

See below: What is "kexpro"? I'm not aware of a drug with this name. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take expired advil (ibuprofen)? (03/12)

Is it ok to take expired advil (ibuprofen)? (03/12)

Expired med: If expiration is 3/12 (end of march 2012) is just a few days experied. Won't be a problem. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take Advil (ibuprofen) everyday 400 mg?

Is it ok to take Advil (ibuprofen) everyday 400 mg?

Probably: BUT why is the question? What hurts? Get evaluated and fix the problem. ...Read more

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