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Maximum dosage of ibuprofen and have i overdosed?

Patient: I took 2 600mg of ibeprofen,then an hour later i took 2 more! will i be okay?

 

 

Doctor: The maximum dosage of ibuprofen that can be taken safely is about 800 mg perdoseor about 3200 mg /day. You have ingested d about 2400 mg of ibuprofen and as such this should not cause any symptoms of an overdose. All the best.

 


 

 
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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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