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I been taking advil (ibuprofen).pm for a long time now to sleep. I take 8 at night the 2 more next hour. I want to quit how can I should I make a.docotrs.appt?

I been taking advil (ibuprofen).pm for a long time now to sleep. I take 8 at night the 2 more next hour. I want to quit how can I should I make a.docotrs.appt?

Not usual addiction: You need to lower the dose to NO MORE THAN 4 in an 8 hour period--NOW. The excess in 'sleep' agent at higher doses can cause symptoms that keep you awake. Hi dose ibuprofen can permanently damage kidneys and tax liver. After a couple nights, lower dose again to two tablets (like instructions say). Should see a Dr--if insured, can call # on back of card to get names accepting new pts near you. ...Read more

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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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42 yo male. Obese. Lost 7# last 3 days. Quit 600mg x 3/day ibuprofen habit 4 days ago. Water weight? In aug. Lost 20+ same circumstance. Gained back.

42 yo male. Obese. Lost 7# last 3 days. Quit 600mg x 3/day ibuprofen habit 4 days ago. Water weight? In aug. Lost 20+ same circumstance. Gained back.

NSAIDS: Nsaids like Ibuprofen can cause fluid retention and even edema in some patients as well as raising blood pressure. Unless you also reduced calorie intake after stopping ibuprofen, then some of that could have been fluid loss although 7 lbs would be a lot of fluid retention over 3 days. Next time you take Ibuprofen follow a low salt diet. ...Read more

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I took BC pill for a month for bad cramps but quit because I was feeling nauseous every day. Any other options or just ibuprofen? I'm a virgin. Thanks

I took BC pill for a month for bad cramps but quit because I was feeling nauseous every day. Any other options or just ibuprofen? I'm a virgin. Thanks

Dysmenorrhea: Painful cramps with your period often respond to nonsteroidal medications (NSAIDs) like ibuprofen. Naproxen sodium, sold over-the-counter as Aleve, (naproxen) may be even more helpful as it is given only twice a day. ...Read more

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What is ibuprofen ?

What is ibuprofen ?

Motrin: Inoprofen is the genetic name for Motrin or the over the counter advil (ibuprofen). It is in a class of drugs called nonsteroidal anti inflammatory drugs. This type of medication decreases inflammation and blocks pain. ...Read more

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How does ibuprofen work?

How does ibuprofen work?

Anti-inflammatory: Gets rid of inflammation, reduces temperature, pain killer. ...Read more

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What does ibuprofen contain?

What does ibuprofen contain?

Ibuprofen: The med is called Ibuprofen (generic name). The medicine is in a class of meds called NSAID (non steroidal anti inflammatory drug) which reduce swelling, relieve pain and reduce fevers. ...Read more

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Is 600 mg of ibuprofen safe?

If you are an : Adult with no contraindications then this dose is within normal dosing range. However, Ibuprofen (like all nsaid's) has potential side effects. ...Read more

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Did i take too much ibuprofen?

Did i take too much ibuprofen?

If you took more: than the directed amount - then it was too much. If you took an overdose - call poison control at 1-800-222-1222. If you are having thoughts about killing yourself, get seen at the nearest emergency room now. Have a friend or relative drive you or call 911 for emergency services for transport. You can call the National suicide hotlines 24/7 at 1-800-suicide (1-800-784-2433) or 1-800-273 – talk . ...Read more

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How much ibuprofen can I take?

How much ibuprofen can I take?

See below: Generally speaking, for adults, 800 mg every 6-8 hours is the max dosing. But smaller adults may require less depending on weight. ...Read more

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