It is not recommended to take over-the-counter ibuprofen for more than 10 days for the purposes of pain relief, states Drugs.com. The National Health Service recommends older people who have been given long-term ibuprofe... More »

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To use ibuprofen safely, it is recommended you not increase the dosage set forth by your doctor, according to Mayo Clinic. It is further advised that the drug not be taken any more often or for any longer than what is pr... More »

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The effects of ibuprofen last between five and 10 hours, according to Hospicenet.org. Ibuprofen typically begins working within one to two hours of ingestion. The recommended dosage for ibuprofen is one 200 milligram tab... More »

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For generalized pain, adults are advised to take 200 to 400 milligrams of ibuprofen every four to six hours, states Drugs.com. The recommended dose for infants and children between 6 months and 12 years of age with fever... More »

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The desired effect of hydrocodone/APAP 7.5/650 milligrams is relief of moderate to moderately severe pain, states Drugs.com. Common side effects include constipation, upset stomach, headache, blurred vision and dry mouth... More »

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Common oral dosages of benzonatate for adults and children over 10 is 100 milligrams to 200 milligrams three times daily as needed for cough relief, states Drugs.com. Benzonatate is non-narcotic, but it is unknown whethe... More »

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The maximum amount of ibuprofen that an adult can take without experiencing potential complications is 800 mg per dose, or 3200 mg in a 24-hour period, according Drugs.com. Any individual who has taken more than the reco... More »