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i'm getting the mirena iud on wednesday and my doc said to take advil/ibuprofen before i go...

how much should i take? I don't remember how much he said. I think he said to take like 4 advil but I don't wanna overdo it.

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Asked by Anonymous at 7:19 PM on Feb. 4, 2010 in Health

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  • 400-600 mgs should be fine

    Answer by staciandababy at 7:20 PM on Feb. 4, 2010

  • I would take the normal dosage. Which is one or two tablets. I didn't take anything and the pain was minimal. It really was just a slight twinging for me. I did have some mile cramps for a couple of days, but they were barely noticeable.

    Answer by SleepingBeautee at 7:21 PM on Feb. 4, 2010

  • I agree with the pp's, just the normal dosage.. no more than 2 tablets. When I got mine in I had just a twinge of pain while it was inserted and I was completely fine afterwards. Didn't require any meds. I was expecting way worse than it was.

    Answer by momof2il at 8:43 PM on Feb. 4, 2010

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