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I feel like I have pulled a muscle in my back. I take a half of pain pill at bedtime for my arthritis. Can i take an ibprofen now during day?

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Dr. Frank Holmes
Sports Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Typical Ibuprofen dosing is 400-800 mg up to 3 times/day, preferably with food.
It may be used on the same day as non-nsaid pain relievers. Do realize that all nsaids have potential adverse effects including peptic ulcers, acid reflux, increased blood pressure, cardiovascular risks, etc. Consult with your physician who knows your medical history before regular dosing of ibuprofen.

In brief: Yes

Typical Ibuprofen dosing is 400-800 mg up to 3 times/day, preferably with food.
It may be used on the same day as non-nsaid pain relievers. Do realize that all nsaids have potential adverse effects including peptic ulcers, acid reflux, increased blood pressure, cardiovascular risks, etc. Consult with your physician who knows your medical history before regular dosing of ibuprofen.
Dr. Frank Holmes
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Dr. Joseph Gregorace
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine

In brief: LBP

Yes, Motrin is effective.
Try topical pain-relievers. Otc-- zostrix (capsaicin) cream (non-prescription strength) is effective. Lidoderm patches are effective. (prescription).

In brief: LBP

Yes, Motrin is effective.
Try topical pain-relievers. Otc-- zostrix (capsaicin) cream (non-prescription strength) is effective. Lidoderm patches are effective. (prescription).
Dr. Joseph Gregorace
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