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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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Can I take nurofen plus whilst taking Targin 5?

Can I take nurofen plus whilst taking Targin 5?

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

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What can taking 40 200mg nurofen do to your body?

What can taking 40 200mg nurofen do to your body?

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

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How many nurofen 200mg tablets would you have to take for overdose?

How many nurofen 200mg tablets would you have to take for overdose?

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

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Can you mix nurofen and buscopan?

Can you mix nurofen and buscopan?

Usually safe.: There are not usually any interactions between nurofen (ibuprofen) and buscopan (scopolamine). As always, however, if you feel that you're having problems with the medications, or if they do not seem to be helping, contact your doctor. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can I take nurofen with my hayfever tablet?

Can I take nurofen with my hayfever tablet?

Which one?: You didn't mention what kind of hay fever tablet, is it just an antihistamine, if so yes, or is it a combination medicine or something else? If it is otherwise, kindly resend the question with the name of the drug , best wishes ...Read more

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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.

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

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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

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

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Can i take nurofen with claritin (loratadine)?

Can i take nurofen with claritin (loratadine)?

Yes: Nurofen (ibuprofen) is a NSAID medication used to treat pain, fever, etc. Claritin (loratadine) is a new generation antihistamine used for treating allergies and hives. At usual doses, there is typically no problem with taking these at the same time. ...Read more

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Can i give my baby calpol and nurofen together?

Can i give my baby calpol and nurofen together?

Don't give them at: The same time. U may alternate every 6 hours. Calpol has Acetaminophen while nurofen has ibuprofen. Both can be used for fever and pain. Always consult with your pediatrician. God bless u! ...Read more

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Can you give children Claritin (loratadine) with nurofen?

Can you give children Claritin (loratadine) with nurofen?

Yes: Antihistamines like Claritin (loratadine) may be given along with Ibuprofen if the symptoms warrant. Of course the doses must be determined by the child's weight. ...Read more

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Does 3000mg paracetamol and 2 nurofen plus tablets count as an overdoes that would require medical attention?

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

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I only slept between 2am and 5am due to insomnia, I have classes in the afternoon. Will I be able to survive? I also have Nurofen in case I need.

I only slept between 2am and 5am due to insomnia, I have classes in the afternoon. Will I be able to survive? I also have Nurofen in case I need.

You will survive.: But you won't function optimally. You may need a nap or a stimulant such as ceffeine to help you stay awake. Alternately you could choodse to miss class although that may not be wise. ...Read more