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Is it okay to take ibuprofen every day?
Last Updated: 6th February, 2020
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Keeping this in consideration, is it safe to take ibuprofen every day?
A: Taking 800 mg three times a day ofibuprofen is okay for a short period of time, a monthor two, or even longer if under supervision of a physician. Theonly issue is if there is a history of heart disease, the patientshould not take it over six weeks.
Similarly, what are the long term effects of taking ibuprofen? Long-term effects Regular use of ibuprofen may eventually cause:kidney and liver damage. bleeding in the stomach and bowels.increased risk of heart attack.
Likewise, people ask, how long is it safe to take ibuprofen for?
A healthy adult can take ibuprofen every 4 to 6hours. The maximum amount of ibuprofen for adults is 800milligrams per dose or 3200 mg per day (4 maximum doses of 800 mgevery 6 hours).
Can I take ibuprofen every day for arthritis?
It's available over the counter as tablets or capsulesin doses of 200–400 mg and can be taken up to threetimes a day after food. Higher doses of ibuprofen areavailable on prescription and can be used if you haverheumatoid arthritis or another type of inflammatoryarthritis.