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What's considered overdose of ibuprofen in a 25 pound toddler?

What's considered overdose of ibuprofen in a 25 pound toddler?

>110mg: The recommended dosage for a 25lb kid is from 55mg to 110 mg. 1tsp (5ml) of children's Ibuprofen equals to 100mg. The dosing interval is every 6-8 hours as needed. ...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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Can I give a toddler ibuprofen and Benadryl (diphenhydramine) together?

Yes: They can safely be given together in most situations to an otherwise healthy toddler. ...Read more

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My toddler swallowed a 200mg ibuprofen tablet. He vomited immediately and the pill is intact. Will he be ok?

My toddler swallowed a 200mg ibuprofen tablet. He vomited immediately and the pill is intact. Will he be ok?

Overdose: If you got your pill back, he will be quite fine and the bottle kept out of reach in future. A single dose would-be unlikely to cause damage. ...Read more

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My toddler has had a fever of 102 all day and I haven't been able to keep it down, he just puked ibuprofen and he's been lethargic, what should I do?

My toddler has had a fever of 102 all day and I haven't been able to keep it down, he just puked ibuprofen and he's been lethargic, what should I do?

Go to hospital now: Lethargy in anyone, much less a toddler, with fever who's puking is never a good thing and shouldn't be managed at home. This is not something that can wait for tomorrow (or monday) morning. So take him to your closest er now. Good luck! ...Read more

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Is it possible to injure ears w/ infant q tips? My toddler cried upon my cleaning his ear & it bled. I gave him ibuprofen he was ok. C Dr in the AM.

Is it possible to injure ears w/ infant q tips? My toddler cried upon my cleaning his ear & it bled. I gave him ibuprofen he was ok. C Dr in the AM.

Yes: Q-tips should NEVER be inserted in an infants ear canal. At best you get a little wax out, but the relative size makes them work like a cannon ram rod, pushing most of the debris inside. You can also scrape the wall and trigger bleeding, or worse. ...Read more

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Can you overdose on ibuprofen 800mg?

Can you overdose on ibuprofen 800mg?

If you are an: Adult -this is within dosing standards. However, overdose may occur if multiple 800 mg pills are ingested. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if I overdosed on ibuprofen?

Can you tell me if I overdosed on ibuprofen?

Uncertain?: Call 1-800-222-1222 24 hours per day, 7 days per week to reach any poison control center in the United States. You will be connected with an expert who will direct you how to proceed. Please have all product information available when you call. ...Read more

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Can you overdose frm taking 2 600mg of ibuprofen?

Can you overdose frm taking 2 600mg of ibuprofen?

Motrin: If you have taken it just some time with the intent to treat pain, it should be ok, rarely it can cause kidney damage. ...Read more

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What are the tests for ibuprofen overdose?

What are the tests for ibuprofen overdose?

Ibuprofen OD tests: The primary organ toxicity that can develop from excess ibuporfen intake is kidney toxicity. Kidney function tests should be done. ...Read more

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Ibuprofen overdose 7 days ago, what to do?

How much?: How did this happen? Accidental? On purpose? Since it was seven days ago, there is nothing to do but deal with the consequences. Are you having any symptoms? You need to contact your doctor. If this was an attempt at self harm I urge you to reach out to family, friends, clergy, even hotlines for support and help. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of an ibuprofen overdose?

What are symptoms of an ibuprofen overdose?

Overdose symptoms: Overdose symptoms of Ibuprofen include: abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, drowsiness, dizziness, headache, tinnitus, and nystagmus. In severe cases, patients will experience gastrointestinal bleeding, seizures, hypotension, bradycardia or tachycardia, cardiac arrhythmias, acute renal failure, coma, respiratory depression, and cardiac arrest. ...Read more

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What are typical signs of ibuprofen overdose?

Many symptoms: Ibuprofen overdose doesn't happen very often, but the symptoms can include:

•ringing in the ears
•blurred vision
•diarrhea
•bleeding
•nausea/vomiting
stomach pain
•little to no urine production
wheezing
headache
•confusion
dizziness
•seizures. ...Read more

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What happens in an Advil (ibuprofen) overdose?

Overdose symptoms: Overdose symptoms of Ibuprofen include: abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, drowsiness, dizziness, headache, tinnitus, and nystagmus. In severe cases, patients will experience gastrointestinal bleeding, seizures, hypotension, bradycardia or tachycardia, cardiac arrhythmias, acute renal failure, coma, respiratory depression, and cardiac arrest. ...Read more

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What are the tests for Advil (ibuprofen) overdose?

What are the tests for Advil (ibuprofen) 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

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Ibuprofen tablet and buscapan overdose, what to do?

Poison control: Call poison control center first
management should be symptomatic and supportive and include the maintainance of a clear airway and monitoring of cardiac and vital signs until stable. Consider oral administration of activated charcoal if within 1 hour of ingestion of a potentially toxic amount. ...Read more

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Ibuprofen overdose 7 days ago, should I be concerned?

Perhaps: Sorry that is so vague but it depends on what you mean by overdose and if you had any kidney or liver issues beforehand. Ibuprofen is in a class of drugs that are called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (nsaids). Taken in large quantities, they can worsen kidney function or cause stomach bleeding from ulcers if you are concerned, as I always recommend, make an appointment with your doctor. ...Read more

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Advil (ibuprofen) overdose: what are the possible symptoms?

Advil (ibuprofen) overdose: what are the possible symptoms?

Fatal: Overdose symptoms of Ibuprofen include: abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, drowsiness, dizziness, headache, tinnitus, and nystagmus. In severe cases, patients will experience gastrointestinal bleeding, seizures, hypotension, bradycardia or tachycardia, cardiac arrhythmias, acute renal failure, coma, respiratory depression, and cardiac arrest. ...Read more

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Ibuprofen 800 mg and alcohol overdose, what could go wrong?

Ibuprofen 800 mg and alcohol overdose, what could go wrong?

See below: Taking Ibuprofen with alcohol is acceptable as long as you follow the dosing and frequency recommendations. However, there are risks related to irritation of the lining of the stomach and the risks increase if you drink more than recommended and take more than the recommended amounts of ibuprofen. If kidney problems, don't take Ibuprofen unless advise by your doc. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Ibuprofen overdose?

Ibuprofen overdose: An overdose occurs when an excessive / dangerous dose of a drug is used. Ibuprofen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). Symptoms of overdose may include agitation, stupor, coma, respiratory depression & lactic acidosis. Overdose can be fatal. REF: https://livertox. Nlm. Nih. Gov/Ibuprofen. Htm ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Advil (ibuprofen) overdose?

Advil overdose: Advil (ibuprofen) is a nonsteroidal anti inflammatory medication. An overdose occurs when an excessive or dangerous amount of medication is used. ...Read more

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Is it possible for doctors to tell if you overdose on advil (ibuprofen)?

Yes by history/sympt: Yes doctors can tell if you overdosed on advil (ibuprofen) by history as to how many pills you took, and by symptoms of overdose and blood level. ...Read more

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My friend overdosed on advil, (ibuprofen) I need to know the side effects?

Advil (ibuprofen) Overdose Sx's: May include: headache, disorientation, mental status changes, hallucinations, ringing in ears, blurred vision, agitation, confusion, drowsiness, fainting, dizziness, seizures, coma, tremor, sweating, insomnia. GI Sx's - abdominal cramping, nausea, vomiting, loose stools or gastrointestinal bleeding. Minimal to no urine, rapid, slow or lack of breathing & irregular or slow heart rate. ...Read more

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Can I give gravel and Advil (ibuprofen) at the same time to my 2 year old child?

Can I give gravel and Advil (ibuprofen) at the same time to my 2 year old child?

Huh?: I'm not sure what you were asking. I'm sure you did not mean "gravel". However, for fever or pain, Ibuprofen and acetomenophen respectably are best and tried for many years. However, never give a the same time. I personally never recommend giving naprosyn (naproxen) to a child. You don't ever want to give naprosyn (naproxen) and Ibuprofen together. Combined will increases risk of stomach bleeds and kidney damage. ...Read more

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What happens if an adult takes a half a bottle of liquid child ibuprofen at once?

Depends: Depends how big the bottle is. 800mg of Ibuprofen is a high but acceptable dose of ibuprofen. In the liquid form that is 40ml or about an ounce and a half. Questions about overdose are best handled by the local poison control center. Poison control number is available in phone book or on line. ...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 are long-term effects of multiple overdoses on medicines such as ibuprofen or advil?

NSAIDs: The drugs in this class (nsaids) when taken in repeated overdoses can cause severe GI bleeding, kidney failure which may become permanent, , and may result in cardiovascular disease later in life. ...Read more

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