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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

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'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 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?

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?

Probably: Avoid Ibuprofen if you have high blood pressure, kidney problems, ulcers, or on blood thinners (check package insert for other precautions). Use the least effective amount (like 3 tabs). Four (4x200=800 mg) is the most you should take at one time, and for a short period of time you could do that four times a day. If you have other medical problems, talk to your primary. ...Read more

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