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What can women take instead of ibuprofen or advil?

What can women take instead of ibuprofen or advil?

Acetaminophen: For minor pain relief, Acetaminophen is comparable. However it is not to be used if there is liver disease. It is not an anti-inflammatory as is ibuprofen, but is about equal as a pain reliever. ...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 is safest to take instead of ibuprofen while I am pregnant?

What is safest to take instead of ibuprofen while I am pregnant?

Acetaminophen: Acetaminophen is considered safer in pregnancy than ibuprofen. It can be dangerous when taken in high doses. If it does not bring relief after 2 doses, you should contact your doctor. ...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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Can I take ibuprofen with ketanol?

NO. They: are both NSAID's and should not be taken together. TTake one or the other,but not both. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take 2 600 mg ibuprofen?

Is it ok to take 2 600 mg ibuprofen?

Not at same time: The maximum dosage at one time is 800mg. You should not take more than 3200mg in a 24 hour period. Always take with food on your stomach. ...Read more

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