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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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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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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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Is it ok to take 3 advil (ibuprofen)?

Yes: That is an acceptable dose to take at one time. Try to make sure you take it with food to minimize GI irritation. ...Read more

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Can i take 4 200mg ibuprofen at once?

Can i take 4 200mg ibuprofen at once?

Yes, but: the more ibuprofen the more risk of side effects. those side effects are dose-related, meaning the higher the dose, the more times per day and the more days you take it, the more problems you can get into- gastrointestinal, and kidney, especially. then again it depends what health issues you have to start with. i usually recommend a high dose for about a week. then you should see a ...Read more

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How much ibuprofen can I safely take?

800mg every 6 hours: Assuming that you are in relatively good health and are around average size; the maximum dose for Ibuprofen is 800mg every six hours (or 3200mg per day). Make sure you take this medication with food to avoid stomack upset. ...Read more

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What happens if you take 12 ibuprofen?

Dosage?: 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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Is anyone can take ibuprofen for pain?

Is anyone can take  ibuprofen for pain?

Depends: There are risks for all medications. It depends on your medical history and the reason why you need pain medication. Consult with a doctor for advice. ...Read more

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How much ibuprofen cna I take each day?

2400 mg: This is a good max dose though up to 3, 200 maybe used for 3-4 days. If not better call the doctor. ...Read more

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How much ibuprofen can I take in 1 day?

800mg every 6 hours: The maximum does for a healthy person is 800mg every six hours (3200mg per day). Make sure and take this medication with food to minimize stomach upset. ...Read more

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Can I take ibuprofen after a polypcetomy?

Can I take ibuprofen after a polypcetomy?

Polypectomy, where?: if you mean nasal polyps removed surgically and were caused by drugs as aspirin or NSAIDs (e.g. ibuprofen), then better not take those drugs again and see an allergis for evalaution and possible aspirin desenstization. If otherwise, you need to follow the surgeon's advice on when to start any medication that would affect the surgery, best wishes ...Read more

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