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Is it safe to take 800mg of ibuprofen, after using Biofreeze cream?

Is it safe to take 800mg of ibuprofen, after using Biofreeze cream?

Yes: The active ingredient of most Biofreeze products is menthol. The active ingredient of ibuprofen is a nonspecific COX2 inhibitor. They should complement each other in reducing pain resulting from local inflammation. 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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Is it safe to take 800mg of ibuprofen every six hours for an extended period of time? What are the side effects?

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

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Is it safe to take 2 800mg of ibuprofen for back pain?

Is it safe to take 2 800mg of ibuprofen for back pain?

Above the`: Recommended dosage, and could cause significant gastric irritation. Ibuprofen is not a drug where if one is good more is better, as there is a therapeutic level above which no further analgesic qualities can be found but only an increase in undesirable side effects. Read more

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TTC, I already ovulated, and am 9dpo. Would it be safe to take ibuprofen 800mg for my headaches or can it affect implantation?

TTC, I already ovulated, and am 9dpo. Would it be safe to take ibuprofen 800mg for my headaches or can it affect implantation?

Go ahead: Take the ibuprofen, one time won't make any difference. There is no evidence that NSAIDS interfere with implantation in humans; there are older animal studies where high-dose NSAIDs interfered with ovulation in non-human primates, Read more

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Is it safe to take Advil (ibuprofen) 1 hour after taking ibprofin 800mg? Bad toothace

No: Advil and ibuprofen are the same thing. Advil is one of the brand names for ibuprofen. Ibuprofen is the generic name. Doses should be 6 to 8 hours apart. A patient with a tooth ache should ask his dentist about pain medication. Some people say their pain is helped by taking a dose of Tylenol (acetaminophen) (acetominophen) between Advil (ibuprofen) doses. Read more

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Is it safe to take expired Advil (ibuprofen)? I heard that the medication becomes less effective.

Is it safe to take expired Advil (ibuprofen)? I heard that the medication becomes less effective.

Expired medications: Medications that are passed their expiration dates can be less effective, or contaminated. Some medications could even decompose into products that can be harmful. It isn't worth the risk to take expired medications, so regularly clear out your medicine cabinet and replace with fresh medications. Read more

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Is it safe to take hydrocodone 10/325 2 tabs and 800mg ibuprofen together?

Is it safe to take hydrocodone 10/325 2 tabs and 800mg ibuprofen together?

Probably: That is a lot of strong pain medicine. it really should be used for a short time, best for a week to less than 12 weeks. For acute pain. Read more

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Headache. Is it safe to take an ibuprofen? Told it was recalled

Headache. Is it safe to take an ibuprofen? Told it was recalled

Safer than narcotics: Fda website has information http://www. Accessdata. Fda. Gov/scripts/cder/drugsatfda/index. Cfm? Fuseaction=search. Drugdetails here is list of letters and warnings including most recent letter. Http://www. Accessdata. Fda. Gov/scripts/cder/drugsatfda/index. Cfm? Fuseaction=search. Label_approvalhistory#apphist over the counter medications does not mean 100% safe. Ask your physician for all meds even otc. Read more

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Is it safe to take ibuprofen during the day and nyquil at night?

No danger: Ibuprofen is not usually in the standard nyquil cough relief so as long as both are used based upon the labeled dosages there should not be an issue of overdose or conflict of the medications. Read more

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In cases of extreme headaches, is it safe to take two 400mg ibuprofen instead of one?

Yes: Should be fine. Just don't take it more than 3-4 times/day to avoid kidney and GI issues. Avoid Aspirin while taking this much medicine. Read more

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Is it safe to take ibuprofen while pregnant?

No: Ibuprofen is an NSAID and you should not take this in pregnancy unless directed by your obstetrician for a few very specific indications. For fever, headaches and pains that you might take Ibuprofen for outside of pregnancy take tylenol (acetaminophen) for in pregnancy unless you are allergic to tylenol (acetaminophen) or have liver disease. Alleve is also not to be taken in pregnancy. Read more

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Is it safe to take Ibuprofen and Tramadol together?

Is it safe to take Ibuprofen and Tramadol together?

No reported problems: Although it sounds safe - if you have a doctor you trust - you should check it out w/ them and let them know how it goes. That's a great way to be a team player in healthcare. Best! Read more

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Is it safe to take Diovan (valsartan) with ibuprofen?

Yes: While medications which decrease inflammation like Ibuprofen can lead to salt retention, which in turn can raise blood pressure, practically speaking this is not usually an important problem. Read more

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