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What is the best brand of ibuprofen?

What is the best brand of ibuprofen?

Generic is fine: I recommend generic versions of ibuprofen. They work as well as any brand name version. ...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 brand is ibuprofen sold abroad?

What brand is ibuprofen sold abroad?

What country?: Please clarify. I was able to find this list that covers about 100 countries:
http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/list_of_ibuprofen_brand_names. ...Read more

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Are Advil, (ibuprofen) Motrin and Aleeve basically the same, just different brand names? And how can I avoid getting a sore stomach from them? I take with food.

Are Advil, (ibuprofen) Motrin and Aleeve basically the same, just different brand names? And how can I avoid getting a sore stomach from them? I take with food.

Avoid prolonged use: These products belong to a class called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs: (NSAID). They should not be taken for prolonged periods or frequently. They can cause bleeding in the stomach and ulcers. If you are getting a sore stomach-you should really avoid these medications and seek medical advise. There are several other complication of prolonged use as well. ...Read more

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Can I take 800 mg of Advil (ibuprofen) after taking 2 Excedrin s a hour ago?

Can I take 800 mg of Advil (ibuprofen) after taking 2 Excedrin s a hour ago?

Yes, you can: There are no drug interactions and you can alternate Excedrin and advil (ibuprofen). Always follow the directions on the "Drug Facts" label and do not exceed maximum daily dose. ...Read more

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My boyfriend took 5 ibuprofen 800's with half a bottle of Nyquil because he wasn't feeling well. Is this safe?

My boyfriend took 5 ibuprofen 800's with half a bottle of Nyquil because he wasn't feeling well. Is this safe?

No: This is dangerous and he may cause damage to his kidneys or stomach by taking this much ibuprofen. In addition the ingredients in nyquil are also not safe taken in such large doses. If he becomes ill take him to emergency and please urge him not to take overdoses of medication again. ...Read more

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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 is ibuprofen used for?

Pain management: Ibuprofen is the generic name for the common medications Advil, and Motrin (as well as a few others). It is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agent. It reduces pain as well as inflammation. The side effects can include stomach upset and increased bleeding times. ...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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CAN I take two ibuprofen 800?

CAN I take two ibuprofen 800?

Few questions:: #1: Allergic to aspirin? Sometimes those folks react poorly to other NSAIDS. #2: How are your kidneys? If they are totally fine, you don't need renal dosing. #3: What other drugs are you taking? Will they interact? Go to my drug interaction link on my site to check. #4: How are you timing doses? If there are no issues, you can take 800mg every 8 hrs, or 600mg every 6 hrs. Max pain benefit at 600mg ...Read more

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Does Advil (ibuprofen) pm work?

Does Advil (ibuprofen) pm work?

Advil (ibuprofen) pm: Advil pm contains 38 mg of diphenhydramine citrate which can aid with sleep and 200 mg of ibuprofen which can help with pain/ inflammation. ...Read more

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Is motrin the same as ibuprofen?

Is motrin the same as ibuprofen?

YES: Yes, same medication. Motrin is a brand name, ibuprofen is a generic name. ...Read more

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Is 1000 mg of ibuprofen too much?

Is 1000 mg of ibuprofen too much?

YES.: Maximum single dose in 800 mg for adults and maximum daily dose 2400 mg. BUT I do not recommend the max doses for more than a few days. Also certain contraindications for some patients may apply as well. ...Read more

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Why might someone take ibuprofen?

Why might someone take ibuprofen?

Ibuprofen: I stops lots of aches and pains. Quickly. Works for gout as well. ...Read more

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