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A. Schuyler, NP, Nurse Practitioner
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Experience:  Board Certified NP, MS, RN. 25 years private practice & hospitalist
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My husband has taken 5200 mg of ibprophen in the past 2

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My husband has taken 5200 mg of ibprophen in the past 2 hours
JA: OK. The Doctor will need to help you with this. Please give me a bit more information, so the Doctor can help you best.
Customer: along with probably 5 shots of whisky
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Customer: no
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  A. Schuyler, NP replied 1 year ago.

Hello,

Your husband needs to go to the ER. The maximum daily dosage of ibuprofen is 3200 mg, and you aren't supposed to drink alcohol with it at all. This can cause liver damage.

Best regards,

Schuyler

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