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I accidentally took 2400 mg of Ibuprofen instead of my normal morning meds. I carry 3 800 mg tablets in my med pack because I was in a bad accident 2 yes ago and need them occasionally for discomfort. Will I be ok ?

Doctor's Assistant: What medications do you take daily? Are you allergic to any medications?

None. I typically take mornings:

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

2 potassium citrate 10meq still more

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I understand your anxiety.
You have taken a high dose.
In some inflammatory condition higher doses are used.
Maximum daily dose of 3200 mg can be used in divided doses.
As you have taken 2400 mg, there can be gastric irritation.
Please take Ranitidine, Antacid.
Take bland food.
Avoid spicy food, alcohol.
If you develop any pain abdomen, black stool, vomiting, I would advise to go to hospital.
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