Ibuprofen and adult dosage
If you're taking ibuprofen for a short-lived pain like toothache or period painIbuprofen and adult dosage may only need to take it for a day or two. Ibuprofen and adult dosage gel tends to be best for when you have a pain under the skin and in a very small area of your body. If you take ibuprofen 3 times a day, leave at least 6 hours between doses. If your pain lasts more than 5 days, stop taking the medicine and see a healthcare professional.