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Lethal Dose Of Ibuprofen
Poison: Is this a total one day dose? Weight is important not age so call your poison control and they can help ASAP ...Read more
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
Can I take 600mg ibuprofen, ever 4 hours? I took 2 so far, 1 dose at 9:40am, and the 2nd at 12:40pm, and lm take my last dose at bedtime... around 10p
One patch: Twice daily, prolonged use not advisable.Get a more detailed answer ›
Ibuprofen: Appropriate doses of ibuprofen in children is weight dependant. The maximum recommended dose is approximately 100 mg per 22 pounds of body weight every 6-8 hours for the shortest period of time possible. Long term use of ibuprofen and acetaminophen can cause organ damage even in recommended doses. ...Read more
I had one drink 10 hours after taking one 200mg dose of Ibuprofen without food. Should I be concerned?
Not really, but. .: Check out https://www. Drugs. Com/food-interactions/ibuprofen.html which describes how alcohol & ibuprofen might not agree w/each other. With that said, it's difficult to get too excited over one drink 10hrs after 200mg dose. But if you drink more or take more doses, then I would be more concerned. And of course, monitor yourself for indigestion or change in bowel habits. ...Read more
Doctors, , is ibuprofen 100 mg/5ml, the same as ibuprofen 200mg/10ml, can you please tell me which is high doses, , thank you so much?
Your math is right: 100mg/5ml is the same concentration as 200mg/10ml. Just measure out the correct amount (the correct number of ml's). For example, the over-the-counter adult dose is 400mg, which would be 20ml. ...Read more
I was prescribed narcos for a severe toothache I'm not due to have my next dose until 8:00 its now 7:14 can I take ibuprofen in the meantime?
Yes: Unless you have a problem with taking ibuprofen, you should be okay to take the dose. Hopefully the cause of the severe toothache will be controlled and you will get off the narcotics. Make sure that you follow the dentist's instructions with medication or therapy to resolve your problem. ...Read more
Is it ok to take 1 or 2 doses of 400 mg ibuprofen every day for 15 days in a month? I have endometriosis and I have pain for around 15-16 days a month
YES: This should not cause any issues; hoever, please take medicine only as needed and do not exceed dosing directions. ...Read more
Never mix: Any NSAID with Lovenox- can cause systemic bleeding. ...Read more
Tylenol (acetaminophen) preferable: Ibuprofen may increase chance of bleeding after the circumcision, so it is not advisable. It also causes much more GI distress in babies this young, so I would recommend using Acetaminophen (tylenol) instead. And don't give a tiny dose - give a dose appropriate for your child's weight or you might not as well give it at all. ...Read more
Common issue: The amount of fever generated by a child with a normal immune system is determined by the brain sensors detecting fever triggering particles in the blood. Fever reduction may not occur if the stimulus is intense enough, & does not warrant exceeding the recommended dose or crude measures (ice packs, cold baths, etc.). Concentration on fluid needs & other comfort measures gives more benefit. ...Read more
What is better to take motrin 800 or a couple of low dose ibuprofen? I have severe pain but im not sure which med. Is worse for you.
Same medication: Ibuprofen is the same thing as Motrin. There is less stomach irritation from one 800 mg Motrin as opposed to 4 200 mg. Ibuprofen, because the total surface area (in contact with stomach) is less with one pill than with 4 pills. Take one 800 mg with food. Don't take if not prescribed or if you have any abdominal pain nausea, vomiting, diarrhea. If no better, see doc today. ...Read more
Upgraded warnings on NSAIDs have me concerned. Advil (ibuprofen) always wks for me @ recommended dose on pkg, but now afraid to take it. Is it really that unsafe?
Safe: Advil (ibuprofen) and similar medications are safe but all medications come with potential adverse effects. You are correct that you shouldn't exceed the recommended dose on the bottle but chronic use (daily for more than 6 weeks) requires discussion with your doctor to screen for side effects and consider alternatives. Best wishes ...Read more
Tylenol (acetaminophen): High doses of tylenol (acetaminophen) can affect your liver harmfully. You should be careful not to exceed the recommended dose with out a physicians care. He/she should know what other medications you are on and what medical conditions you have and are taking the medications for. ...Read more
See below: The biggest effect of taking large doses of Acetaminophen is liver damage, which can occur with taking large doses all at once or with taking large doses over an extended period of time. Regarding ibuprofen, the greatest risk is to the GI tract, which can result in ulcers and GI bleeding. Ibuprofen also can affect the kidneys. ...Read more
I took meloxicam for about a week, I took the last dose Thursday morning, and it's now Saturday, can I take ibuprofen instead now, is it safe? Thanks!
Yes: The Meloxicam is now out of your system. ...Read more
Took 2mgs lorazapam by mistake this is the daily max dose should I be worried, first time dose never used before, only use Advil (ibuprofen) for migrains.
Ativan (lorazepam): If u are alert and not dizzy, u should be ok. Just let your doctor know. ...Read more
Yes: You might space them out a bit but both can be taken concurrently. ...Read more
Yes but...: These can be taken together and they are very commonly prescribed as such but you have to be careful due to the increased risk of gastrointestinal bleeding especially if you have a history of stomach ulcers. Both can also cause swelling. Make sure you take them with food and if you develop abdominal upset hold them and talk to your doctor. ...Read more