im having major back and neck pain from an accident. all i had was over the counter midol 500 mg. i took 2 an hour and half ago and did not help. I found some ibprofen 200mg. Can i take this?
11 Oct 2013
Midol is Ibuprofen. You can only take Ibuprofen a minimum of 4 hours apart and with food. You should not exceed a maximum of 2.4grams over 3 to 4 divided does over 24 hours. With regards to acetaminophen it can be taken with Ibuprofen and it will enhance the effects of the Ibuprofen. I would advise that you have a friend of family member with you the first few times that you try it just to make sure that you are OK. You can take 500mg -1gram of acetaminophen 4-6 hourly. But not exceed 4grams over 24 hours. Always read the patient information regarding medication usage. I think that you should see a Doctor regarding your neck and back pain if you have not done so already.
Search for questions
Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.
Due to a car accident I have buldged disks, pinched nerves, and stenosis which have resulted in constant neck, back, leg and arm pain. I have been ...
1 answer • 5 Sep 2009
hypertension vs. liver damage; severe OA pain dosage differences, what ever else you've got... finally figured out the prescribed dose of 800 ...
1 answer • 5 Jan 2010
Am currently taking Ibuprofen 800mg are there any side effects due to recent recall of Acetaminophen
there seems to be a recall on the following pain relievers: Hydrocodone Bitartrate and Acetaminophen Tablets 10 mg/500 mg. I am taking Ibuprofen for ...
4 answers • 8 Dec 2012
She has a fever and it hasn't gone down with the Ibuprofen alone. Has a slight cough but no other symptoms. Can I give her acetaminophen only an ...
1 answer • 6 May 2013