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Is taking 3-4 lortab,And 3-4 800 mg Ibuprofen (spaced out,within a 24 hr period) short term,bad? I've done this for four days so far.

Is taking 3-4 lortab,And 3-4 800 mg Ibuprofen (spaced out,within a 24 hr period) short term,bad? I've done this for four days so far.

No: Its a common multimodal pain regimen. Short term use of opiates is OK for acute exacerbations of pain. Opaites are not indicated for chronic non malignant pain. ...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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16 year old girl is having severe lower stomach pain off and on, so bad it buckles her over in tears. Er gave her vicodin (500mg) and ibuprofen on 3/29 for four days didn't help hardly at all. The only thing that seems to help is a warm bath. Heating pad

16 year old girl is having severe lower stomach pain off and on, so bad it buckles her over in tears. Er gave her vicodin (500mg) and ibuprofen on 3/29 for four days didn't help hardly at all. The only thing that seems to help is a warm bath. Heating pad

Abdominal : Abdominal pain is a very complicated symptom. Often, the er is able to make sure it is not caused by something dangerous and in need of emergent care, but rarely are they able to diagnose the problem after that. Still, you did the right thing by taking her to the er with pain that severe. You should call her doctor for an evaluation. Her doctor will be able to take a thorough history and physical which can help direct further testing and/or treatment if needed. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can i take 2 ibuprofen tablets, USP 800mgs in a four hour time if pain is suver?

Can i take 2 ibuprofen tablets, USP 800mgs in a four hour time if pain is suver?

Be careful: Yes you can , but you can reduce the risk of abdominal pain or irritation with taking them with food. Try not to take more than 800mg every 8 hrs at the most. Also consider tylenol (acetaminophen) instead based on the type of pain you are having. ...Read more

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I have a major toothache. I've been taking 600mg of ibuprofen for about a week? Is it bad?

I have a major toothache. I've been taking 600mg of ibuprofen for about a week? Is it bad?

See your dentist: Prolonged use of Ibuprofen will damage you liver. A major toothache that persists for so long will not be solved with pain medication. Even if you make it through the acute pain phase, it usually leads to a sub acute phase that leads to further complications down the road. See your dentist to have the tooth treated. ...Read more

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I took regular Advil (ibuprofen) four hours ago. can i take an Advil (ibuprofen) cold and sinus now?

I took regular Advil (ibuprofen) four hours ago. can i take an Advil (ibuprofen) cold and sinus now?

It depends: Depending on what your original dose was, it would be advisable to wait 2 more hours before taking the medication. Dosing of ibuprofen (which is in Advil) is maximum 800mg ever 6-8 hours. ...Read more

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I took one Advil (ibuprofen) 200mg four hours ago. can i take one Advil (ibuprofen) cold and sinus (which is 200mg as well) now?

I took one Advil (ibuprofen) 200mg four hours ago. can i take one Advil (ibuprofen) cold and sinus (which is 200mg as well) now?

Of course: You are not exceed the recommended dosage. The Advil (ibuprofen) recommended dose is 200 mg to 400 mg every 4 to 6 hours as required. ...Read more

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