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What is the maximum safe dosage of ibuprofen?

What is the maximum safe dosage of ibuprofen?

800 mg - 3x per day: The maximum dosage of Ibuprofen is usually 2400 mg per day, but no more than 800 mg at one time. ...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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What would be the children's ibuprofen dosage for a 100lb teen?

What would be the children's ibuprofen dosage for a 100lb teen?

400mg: 100 pound person (child or adult) = the normal does is 400mg. Don't take Ibuprofen if the patient has allergy to ibuprofen, advil, motrin, pamprin etc. ...Read more

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What is the appropriate dosage of ibuprofen for infants?

What is the appropriate dosage of ibuprofen for infants?

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. Ibuprofen should not be given to infants under 6 months of age. ...Read more

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What dosage of ibuprofen is generally prescribed for sciatica?

What dosage of ibuprofen is generally prescribed for sciatica?

Radicular Pain: Anti-inflammatories like Ibuprofen may help with sciatica pain. Usually prescribed doses are 600-800mg of Ibuprofen every 6-8hrs. However if you are not feeling better after 1-2 weeks, you may need to see a doctor to evaluate for stronger medications, physical therapy or further evaluation by a spine specialist. ...Read more

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Would ibuprofen help or stop breakthrough bleeding? If so , what dosage and for how long

Would ibuprofen help or stop breakthrough bleeding? If so , what dosage and for how long

NSAID: Ibuprofen is known as a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug and is used for fever control and anti-inflammation. It will not stop breakthrough bleeding. It can actually worsen bleeding symptoms - especially if you have a known bleeding disorder. See your physician for any breakthrough bleeding. ...Read more

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Please explain if it is safe to take 400 mg of ibuprofen with propain forte in one dosage?

Please explain if it is safe to take 400 mg of ibuprofen with propain forte in one dosage?

Propain Forte: Propain Forte is a complex mixture of several drugs including Acetaminophen,Caffeine,Codeine Phosphate,Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride and Phenobarbital. Thats quite a load for the body to handle especially the liver and kidneys. I would be very cautious about taking anything else. Personally, I wouldn't take the ibuprofen. ...Read more

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