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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
Nurofen and Targin: Nurofen is a non steroidal anti-inflammatory agent to treat pain. Targin is a mild narcotic combination that also treats mild pain through a different mechanism. They are metabolized differently and can be taken at the same time. Be careful with how much of these that you take. Nurofen can cause intestinal bleeding and kidney problems if you take too much and Targin can be habit forming ...Read more
See below: If you’re positive the number is 40 and not more, then what you might expect within 6 hours is nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, drowsiness, and headache, possibly rapid eye movement, double vision, ringing in the ears, or temporary difficulty hearing or deafness. If you possibly took more, call (800) 222-1222 for further guidance. If you feel your health is at risk, call 911. ...Read more
NO: NOT WITHOUT SPECIFIC ADVICE FROM YOUR CHILD'S PEDIATRICIAN! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more
See details: This is really difficult to answer because significant GI problems can occur at even relatively small doses. I personally consider the maximum daily dose to be 2, 400 mg daily. ...Read more
Yes: it should not have any significant interaction ...Read more
I'm addicted to dyhydrocodeine and nurofen plus today when i woke up I am in so much pain inside at the bottom back?
Hi I've got a bad back and have been constantly taking nurofen plus all day.Ive totaled it up and I've taken 6000 mg of ibuprefen. Wat will happen?
Everytime we apply or end Daylight Savings, I get headaches every afternoon for 5-7 days. Why? What can I do? I use Nurofen now when I get attacks.
Circadian rhythm: That change affects circadian rhythm. It has major effect on many body process, esp changes in cortisol and other hormones that are most likely at the root of your headaches. Rhythm adjusts after a few days to a week or so. If Nurofen helpful, might consider treating with it 3-4 times a day the week prior to and week of change to see if helps. Also good to talk with your doctor about this. Dr R ...Read more
Hi this is arash. Because of bad babackache I have more than 2 years I am taking two nurofen everyday i wanted to ask is it harmful for health ?Thanks
Long term Iburpfen: Ibuprfen (motrin, advil, (ibuprofen) nurofen, modaken) is relatively safe when used in the short term for treatment of pain. Long term use may lead to gastrointestinal, liver, kidney and heart problems. It is better to try get rid of he cause of the pain rather than treating it with medications. ...Read more
Overdose : It can be lethal. Not recommended.Get a more detailed answer ›
Does 3000mg paracetamol and 2 nurofen plus tablets count as an overdoes that would require medical attention?
Overdose: It depends on whate time frame these were taken in. If they were all taken at once with the intent to harm ones self then yes you should seek medical attention. If the paracetamol was taken over 18-24 hours then no. If you are feeling like harming yourself then the amount of medication makes no difference be seen right now at the nearest medical facility. ...Read more