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Is it safe to take ibuprofen if I took mefenamic acid six hours ago?

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Dr. Ricardo Alvillar
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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In brief: Depends

You do not specify the dose of ibuprofen.
As the half-life of mefanamic acid is two hours, it would take 10 hours to eliminate the mefanamic acid "completely." if the dose of Ibuprofen is only 200 mg, then, it may be safe (assuming you do not have liver or renal disease).

In brief: Depends

You do not specify the dose of ibuprofen.
As the half-life of mefanamic acid is two hours, it would take 10 hours to eliminate the mefanamic acid "completely." if the dose of Ibuprofen is only 200 mg, then, it may be safe (assuming you do not have liver or renal disease).
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