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I took 6,200 mg in ibuprofen tablet. Because I have. A pain

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I took 6,200 mg in ibuprofen tablet. Because I have. A pain in my back area from falling. What do I do I didn't know it can be harmful to me.
JA: Have you had any recent injuries? What seems to make the pain better or worse?
Customer: I just turned 19 on the 5th of july. And no just really bad pain from where I feel. And it's really been hurting and I took 25 200mg ibuprofen and 2 600mg ibuprofen with in 24 hours
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: Will I be okay. And nothing.
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Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Medical
Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Expert:  Vakul Aren replied 3 months ago.

Hello,I am Dr. Aren and I will help with your query.Such high doses of NSAIDs like ibubrufen can cause harm to your body,overdosing does not relieve pain but causes other problems.It would be prudent to see your PCP/doctor and get examined by him.Do you have any other problem apart from the pain in the back?