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What are the tests for motrin overdose?

What are the tests for motrin overdose?

No Specific Tests: Although it would be possible to measure the level of drug in your blood, the main concerns would be the effect on the kidneys, liver, and platelets. You must be monitored for GI bleeding and signs of an impending vascular event such a stroke or heart attack. ...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 is the definition or description of: Motrin overdose?

What is the definition or description of: Motrin overdose?

Motrin overdose: Motrin (Ibuprofen) is a nonsteroidal anti-Inflammatory drug. An overdose is when an excessive or dangerous amount of a medication or substance is used. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for motrin overdose?

What is the treatment for motrin overdose?

Activated charcoal: If presenting to the er within 1-2 hours of ingestion, activated charcoal can be administered to reduce absorption. Otherwise, physicians treat the symptoms of advil (ibuprofen) overdose, mainly maintaining cardiac, respiratory, and renal functioning such as IV fluids. ...Read more

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Was acetaminophen one of the drugs recalled like motrin?

Was acetaminophen one of the drugs recalled like motrin?

Clarification: Motrin has never been recalled. It is implicated (as are all nsaids) in mildly increased risk of heart attack. Acetaminophen was recalled (under the brand name tylenol) when perpetrators tampered with bottles in pharmacies in the 1980s by contaminating them with cyanide. Acetaminophen does not belong to the NSAID class like motrin. ...Read more

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If I am allergic to Medicine like Motrin, could I get an allergic reaction from just touching it?

If I am allergic to Medicine like Motrin, could I get an allergic reaction from just touching it?

Unlikely: Unless it is crushed and you accidentally inhaled or swallowed the powder, also depends on the degree of sensitization, if you are extremely sensitive to the drug or to it's family, NSAIDS, even a minute amount if gets absorbed into your system would affect you, otherwise not, have a good day ...Read more

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Is it ok to give motrin and allergy medicine at the sane time?

Is it ok to give motrin and allergy medicine at the sane time?

It Is Safe: As long as the allergy medicine doesn't already have Motrin in it you can take both medicines at the same time. ...Read more

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Can Motrin Medicine taken 1-2 times a week cause low blood platelets? Thanks!

Can Motrin Medicine taken 1-2 times a week cause low blood platelets? Thanks!

Unlikely: Motrin and the family of drugs called non steroidal antiinflammatory meds typically affect the function of the platelets. In other words the platelets don't help the blood clot as well when a patient is taking motrin. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Children's Motrin (ibuprofen) overdose?

What is the definition or description of: Children's Motrin (ibuprofen) overdose?

Overdose: Technically taking more than the recommended dose per the age or weight of a child is considered an overdose. However, that does not mean that this will make the child ill. I would follow up with the child's pediatrician to discuss an appropriate amount based on the child's weight. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for children's motrin (ibuprofen) overdose?

Activated charcoal: If presenting to the er within 1-2 hours of ingestion, activated charcoal can be administered to reduce absorption. Otherwise, physicians treat the symptoms of advil (ibuprofen) overdose, mainly maintaining cardiac, respiratory, and renal functioning such as IV fluids. ...Read more

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Hi I have fever with severe caugh and cold. My fever is like 101. I am taking Advil (ibuprofen) and Motrin. Is that ok? Which medicine I can for my caugh?

Hi I have fever with severe caugh and cold. My fever is like 101. I am taking Advil (ibuprofen) and Motrin. Is that ok? Which medicine I can for my caugh?

Robitussin (guaifenesin): Guaifenesin is the main ingredient in it for cough. However the bigger issue is that if you have a fever and the cough is getting worse or if you feel short of breath is to get evaluated by a physician. ...Read more

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How can I strengthen a stomach against the effects of anti-inflammatory drugs like motrin?

How can I strengthen a stomach against the effects of anti-inflammatory drugs like motrin?

Not really-BUT: You can lessen the GI risk by taking after food and/or using Tums (calcium carbonate) or other otc acid blockers like ranitidine or omeprazole. ...Read more

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My husband had a knee surgery on june 16th and he has been suffering from diarrhea since then. This was the1st time he had anesthesia. The pain medicine was motrin 800mg. What should I do?

My husband had a knee surgery on june 16th and he has been suffering from diarrhea since then. This was the1st time he had anesthesia. The pain medicine was motrin 800mg. What should I do?

Talk to MD: Most likely this is not related to the anesthesia or the pain medications. It is possible that the dose of antibiotics used has disturbed the normal gut flora. Consider taking some lactobacillus containing yogurt to try and stabilize this flora. If it continues talk to md. ...Read more

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Which medicine is better for painful tendonitis of both hands and wrists. Motrin 800 or Mobic 15 or Tylenol 500? Or combination of any two?

Which medicine is better for painful tendonitis of both hands and wrists. Motrin 800 or Mobic 15 or Tylenol 500? Or combination of any two?

Depends: Meloxicam 15 mg once daily is equivalent to Motrin 800 three times/day. These are anti-inflammatories and often better for tendinitis. They should not be taken together. However, these meds often cause more gastrointestinal problems and are not as safe for those with cardiovascular disease. Tylenol is a safe pain reliever for most but does not treat inflammation. 1000 mg up to 3 times/day. ...Read more

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I take Atavain and Norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) tramadol Motrin and an anti depressant Dailey and it did not show up on my drug test for my dr. Now she won't refill any of my prescriptions?

I take Atavain and Norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) tramadol Motrin and an anti depressant Dailey and it did not show up on my drug test for my dr. Now she won't refill any of my prescriptions?

Interesting: If it didn't show up on your drug test, then that means you aren't taking them. If you aren't taking them, then to her that means you aren't using them and may be selling. Hope this helps you understand why. ...Read more

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How much food with motrin? Thx

How much food with motrin? Thx

A normal meal.: A normal meal, not a minimal snack. People taking Motrin on a regular basis should also be on a proton pump inhibitor (prilosec, prevacid, (lansoprazole) etc) to help prevent ulcers or GI bleeds. ...Read more

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What are the short term effects of taking 20 motrin?

What are the short term effects of taking 20 motrin?

Overdose: Initially it can cause gastrointestinal distress. Short term can interact with other medications or cause bleeding. Long term can affect the kidneys. Maximum single dose of Motrin is 800mg. ...Read more

Motrin Overdose (Definition)

Motrin (Ibuprofen) is a nonsteroidal anti-Inflammatory drug. An overdose is when an excessive or dangerous amount of a medication ...Read more


Overdose (Definition)

When the maximum dose of medication ...Read more