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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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400mg ibuprofen, 12hr xtended release. If max recommended / day =3200mg, is it reasonable to assume I can take 4 at once, 2 times per day?

400mg ibuprofen, 12hr xtended release. If max recommended / day =3200mg, is it reasonable to assume I can take 4 at once, 2 times per day?

Yes but...: Yes, you can do that but it is not advised. The higher dose you take at one time, the higher chance of developing gastrointestinal side effects such as nausea, stomach pain/irritation, or bleeding. ...Read more

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I'm on 10mg of xarelto per day and I just took 800 mg ibuprofen. Do I need to worry?

Be careful: Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of motrin, xarelto:

hypotension
oesophagitis haemorrhagic
haematoma
post procedural haemorrhage
haemoglobin decreased
haemorrhage
post procedural haematoma
anaemia
prothrombin time prolonged
i would call my doctor and tell him, hopefully nothing will happen. Good luck. ...Read more

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How much ibuprofen should a person take in a day before it becomes dangerous?

How much ibuprofen should a person take in a day before it becomes dangerous?

Varies by age/weight: For a normal adult without renal problems, 600mg every 6 hours is standard; however smaller size and kidney problems may require caution. Children are age and weight dependent to a more cautious degree. When unsure consult your pediatrician. ...Read more

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I have horrible headaches on the left occipital side. I need top take about 3 to 5 pills of ibuprofen per day. No one can say why I get it.....?

I have horrible headaches on the left occipital side. I need top take about 3 to 5 pills of ibuprofen per day. No one can say why I get it.....?

Maybe hormones?: Some headaches as you describe are related to hormones. Some are stress-related. Depending on how long this has been going on, you should consider seeing a neurologist. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can 15 Advil (ibuprofen) per day cause ulcers to reoccur?

Can 15 Advil (ibuprofen) per day cause ulcers to reoccur?

Yes: One of the side effects of NSAIDS--which advil (ibuprofen) is of that class, is GI bleeding secondary to ulcers.

15 advil (ibuprofen) per day is 3000 mg of IB--which is a LARGE AMT

why are you taking that much???

Please make an apt with your DR to address the possible ulcer and just as importantly--to address the problem which you are taking the advil (ibuprofen) for.

Good luck, stay healthy. ...Read more

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Am I right that it's no issue to take one 200 milligram of ibuprofen per day to reduce risk of blood clots?

Am I right that it's no issue to take one 200 milligram of ibuprofen per day to reduce risk of blood clots?

Aspirin is better: Aspirin is the preferred drug for anticoagulation. However, why do you need to reduce your risk of blood cloths? If you're not at risk, then it's best not to take any unnecessary medication. I suggest you see your doctor and discuss your risk factor and allow him/her to suggest a plan to reduce your risk if necessary. ...Read more

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I get a lot of headaches from chronic sinusitis. Can't take ibuprofen so take Tylenol 1000-2000mg per day everyday. Will this harm my liver over time?

I get a lot of headaches from chronic sinusitis. Can't take ibuprofen so take Tylenol 1000-2000mg per day everyday. Will this harm my liver over time?

Varies: It is now generally recommended that 2000 mg per day is maximal dose to try to decrease likelihood of liver toxicity. Many people do fine with dosage you are taking. You just would want your liver functions tested by a simple blood test regularly. ...Read more

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Hi there! I have been diagnosed with ankylosing spondylitis in the last few months but still waiting for rheumatologist to confirm treatment plan. I'm on cocodamol 30/500 (3-4 doses per day) and also take ibuprofen 2x200mg 3 times per day. The stiffness a

Hi there! I have been diagnosed with ankylosing spondylitis in the last few months but still waiting for rheumatologist to confirm treatment plan. I'm on cocodamol 30/500 (3-4 doses per day) and also take ibuprofen 2x200mg 3 times per day. The stiffness a

AS: Ankylosis get spondylitis is generally treated with medications. Associated conditions include a positive HLA-B27 marker, sacroiliitis and uveitis. Be especially careful to report any increase in pain after any traumatic event. ...Read more

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I have a groin muscle strain. I weigh 210 lbs. Can I take 4 Advil (ibuprofen) tablets, how may time per day, and for how long?

Depends: On the dose in the advil (ibuprofen). Advil (ibuprofen) is ibuprofin/motrin and the highest dose per day is 3200mg. 800 mg with food as it can upset your stomach 3x/day should keep you comfortable. I would take it at 6-7 hour intervals so it is never out of your system and you can stay ahead of the pain. ...Read more

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Taking 600mg ibuprofen 3x day and colchicine for pericarditis & beta blocker for tachicardia. How dangerous are nsaids as far as liver/kidney damage?

Taking 600mg ibuprofen 3x day and colchicine for pericarditis & beta blocker for tachicardia. How dangerous are nsaids as far as liver/kidney damage?

See below: All medications are potentially dangerous. You only take them considering risks and benefits. Nsaid's are known to cause kidney and liver problems and their effect should be monitored. If your medical problem requires the therapy with no other good options, you take the medication. ...Read more

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Is alt 100+ and ast 80+ dangerous? Took 2 advil (ibuprofen) the day before the test, can advil (ibuprofen) be a cause? Thanks

Is alt 100+ and ast 80+ dangerous? Took 2 advil (ibuprofen) the day before the test, can advil (ibuprofen) be a cause? Thanks

Need hepatitis tests: The elevated levels are concerning. You need to make sure that your doctor checks you for Hepatitis B and C. Advil will not cause these elevations. Prolonged use of tylenol (acetaminophen) or alcohol or some prescriptions drugs can cause these problems as well as the different types of viral hepatitis. ...Read more

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I just took 2400 mlgrams of ibuprofen for a migraine that the dr prescribed this seems like a lot but that is what on my bottle is this dangerous?

I just took 2400 mlgrams of ibuprofen for a migraine that the dr prescribed this seems like a lot but that is what on my bottle is this dangerous?

Ibuprofen: 800 mg Ibuprofen (advil, Motrin etc) is a normal dose for a grown up adult with normal weight. It should always be taken with food and never on empty stomach. Never take it will any blood thinner. Watch for any stomach symptoms. It can cause ulcers if taken for too long. ...Read more

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If I took one ibuprofen earlier this morning at around 11 or 12 and I just took one at 10 at night, can this be dangerous?

If I took one ibuprofen earlier this morning at around 11 or 12 and I just took one at 10 at night, can this be dangerous?

No, but. . .: Read the dosage on the bottle and the other info there. This is likely safe, unless you are on medications or have a condition that would not mix with ibuprofen. Always take ibuprofen with food to avoid an upset stomach. Although don't take any medicine with milk, yogurt or lots of cheese as these can coat the stomach and prevent absorption of the medicine. ...Read more

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Is 1200 ibuprofen daily dangerous?

Is 1200 ibuprofen daily dangerous?

Maximum dose...: Is 3200mg per day in divided doses. You are well under that maximum, so it should be ok for a short period of time. Just don't take that many for too long. If the discomfort is too much, there are better medications or treatment modalities. ...Read more

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Ibuprofen how much can take before it gets dangerous?

Ibuprofen how much can take before it gets dangerous?

800mg per dose: The maximum dose for a healthy adult is 800mg every six hours (3200mg per day). Make sure and take this medication with food to avoid stomach upset. ...Read more

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