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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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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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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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I take 800mg of ibuprofen a day for arthritis pain. Is it ok to have an alcoholic beverage? No more details...

I take 800mg of ibuprofen a day for arthritis pain. Is it ok to have an alcoholic beverage? No more details...

Key word is "AN": Ibuprofen may increase the chance of stomach irritation and bleeding, and alcohol can do the same thing and increase that effect of the ibuprofen. One drink, now and again, is unlikely to cause any problems, but multiple drinks on a regular basis can cause gastritis with the possiblity of causing an ulcer and/or bleeding. Taking the Ibuprofen together with a meal, or milk or an antacid may help. ...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 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 ibuprofen 7 hours after taking 2 alieve?

Is it ok to take ibuprofen 7 hours after taking 2 alieve?

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

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Is it ok to take hydrocodon before a colonoscopy? Also what would happen if I take ibuprofen a few days before the procedure?

Is it ok to take hydrocodon before a colonoscopy? Also what would happen if I take ibuprofen a few days before the procedure?

Check with GI: If you take it for pain control for another reason then it will not be a problem. Aspirin and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (Ibuprofen and Naproxen for example) in standard doses may be continued safely in patients having colonoscopy, including in those who require polyp removal. You should still check with your GI for his or her preference with regards to these meds. ...Read more

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