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Is It Safe To Take 3 Ibuprofen Every Three Hours
Is it safe to take 3 Advil (ibuprofen) 200mg every 3 hours for sciatica pain that hurts really bad.
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
Let's step back: The question is should you be regularly taking ibuprofen for joint pain and the answer is no. Long term use may be harmful to your heart and the lining of your intestinal track. More importantly, why are you taking a multivitamin at your age? In the absence of known deficiency, the multivitamin may be a waste of money. Please don't self-medicate. Speak to a knowledgeable doctor. ...Read more
Is it safe to take Advil (ibuprofen) multiple times a day if I was prescribed 500 mgs of naproxen every 6 hours? I am worried because the bottle of Advil (ibuprofen) says no
Advil (ibuprofen) + Naproxen: Both of these meds are considered NSAIDS which are notorious for causing GI problems (stomach bleeding), The maximum dose of Ibuprofen is 3.2 g, and Naproxen 1.5g daily. Do the math. There are other better ways of managing pain than taking same meds-NSAIDs. You need to consult with a doctor that specializes in pain for more information and medication adjustment. ...Read more
Is it safe to take 800mg of ibuprofen every six hours for an extended period of time? What are the side effects?
No: It increases the risks of gastrointestinal irritation or erosion of the lining of the stomach. It can cause ulcers. And can put strain on your kidneys. ...Read more
I took a shot of whiskey about an hour and a half ago would it be ok if I take three tablets of Advil (ibuprofen) now?
Back Pain, Vicodin:
Of course, you need relief from back pain.
Reflect upon about history of back pain given to your Physician, X-ray or MRI findings, possible causes of your back pain, stresses in your life contributing to pain, diagnosis, treatment discussed -Pain Management, Medication, P.T. and Therapy.
See an Orthopedic Physician and a Psychiatrist.
Use Music, Breathing Relaxation, Visual Imagery and Meditation. ...Read more
What us a safe daily dose of ibuprofen to take, I am currently taking 400mg every 8 hours as can only take 3 times a day. I Have a tooth infection and had emergency treatment yesterday which involved drilling the tooth cleaning with a file and filling wit
3200 mg per day: The maximum dosage for adults is 800 mg per dose 4 times per day. Regardless, you should remember that the only way to cure a dental infection is with dental treatment. Hpe it helps. ...Read more
Dentist told me today to take 600mg Advil (ibuprofen) every four hours until my root canal on Monday. Is this safe?
Had 2 wisdom teeth pulled. Is is safe to take ibuprofen 600mg 5 times a day and amoxicillin 875 every 12 hours and hydrocodon 7.5-325 as needed 4/6 h?
Should be fine: The antibiotic dose is fine. The pain medications are each ok. Ibuprophen should not exceed 3200 mg per day. The Codeine should not exceed 8 in 24 hours. The ibuprophen is an antii-inflammatory and will address soft tissue swelling and inflammation and this should allow you to be comfortable so your muscles don't tense up and aggravate your discomfort. Drop the Codeine as soon as you can. ...Read more
Discuss with MD: Please see your own physician who knows you and your complete medical history best. Long term use of any medication has possible side effects. Also, it's always best to address issues and causes rather than relying on medications. ...Read more
Is it safe to take robaxin 500mg 2x a day, trazodone 50mg, Zoloft (sertraline) 50 mg, ibuprofen 800 4x a day, and vicodin 5/500mg every 8-10 hrs together?
Ask your doctor: Each of the listed medications may cause side effects and there is a possibility for drug-drug interaction. Discuss this regime with your prescribing doctor as there may be extenuating circumstances that justify this regimen. Vicodin may lead to tolerance, dependance and addiction. Ibuprofen 4 x a day may lead to serious side effects. ...Read more
Dayquil plus Advil (ibuprofen): Yes, you can. Although not ideal, you can take DayQuil after taking Advil since it does not contain any similar non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications like ibuprofen. It does contain acetomenophen which is the same product in Tylenol (acetaminophen). ...Read more
Yes, but you should: Check with your pcp also.Get a more detailed answer ›
Dr gave me 800 mg ibuprofen to take every 5-6 hrs for a week from my tooth surgery. I read that is not ok. I'm I safe been doing it for 5 days now.
Depends on...: Such issues depend on the particular doctor, the patient, and the condition being treated. Some people take a tapering dose trying to avoid stomach upset; or they may add a second medication to relieve pain, instead of just ibuprofen, also trying to avoid stomach ache. For example, a patient might take 800mg every 6 hours the first day, then 600mg per dose for 3 days, then 400mg per dose, etc... ...Read more
I'm exclusively breastfeeding my three-month-old. I pulled my lower back this week. How much is the safest maximum dose of ibuprofen I can take for it?
I just had a cocktail but also has my wisdom tooth removed three days ago. Can I take ibuprofen 600mg?
Yes: Yes, up to 4 times daily.Get a more detailed answer ›
I've been given antibiotics for an abscess along with ibuprofen and paracetamol. Can I take all three of these medications at the same time?
Does aspirin is safe in peoples with HCV infection in dose 500mg-1000mg/day for aprox. Two/three times weekly? Or ibuprofen is better?
It is safe: Aspirin maximum adult dose is 4, 000 mg in a 24-hour period. Aspirin and the NSAIDs (ibuprofen) have analgesic, anti-inflammatory and antipyretic effects. Although aspirin is one of the oldest non-narcotic analgesics, it is still frequently prescribed because of its long history of safety, availability and low cost. Always ask your doctor for more information about your individual situation. ...Read more
Yes: Yes, you can take an ibuprophen.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yes: Yes unless it caused increased GI upset. ...Read more
Should be fine as: Excedrin only contains acetaminophen as the pain reliever along with aspirin, not ibuprofen. Though taking too many medications will make some things worse. Be careful and wait for the medications to take effect rather than reaching for more pills. And get some sleep if you can, which helps migraines a lot (personal experience :)) ...Read more
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