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?
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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.
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