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aspirin vs ibuprofen anti inflammatory

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Levine
19 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Sprain Pain Control: Aspirin and advil (ibuprofen) are anti-inflammatory medications. Both work on similar pathways. Tylenol (acetaminophen) is not considered an nsaid. B ... Read More
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Dr. Lauren Elson
16 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
You know your body: There is no one best medication for everybody. You should always stay within the recommended dosage on the packaging and discontinue it if you have si ... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
See details: Numerous issues can cause an elevated CRP. Aspirin has to be taken in very large doses to have any antiinflammatory effects. The other meds other redu ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shabbir Hossain
16 years experience Internal Medicine
In babies? :): At a lose dose i'm sure it has some anti inflammatory properties but probably not enough in an adult to notice in terms of pain relief.
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Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Not really: Aspirin at low doses has the ability to decrease the stickiness of your platelets and is often used to reduce chances of a stroke or heart attack. Asp ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Not even close: Aspirin has no significant anti-inflammatory effects unless it is taken in high doses that approach toxic levels. Diclofenac has significantly greater ... Read More
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A 15-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Sinumax: contains no aspirin nor non steroidal anti-inflammatory medications, it contains paracetamol, pseudoephedrine and an antihistamine, probably safe for ... Read More
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A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Anti-platelet: Aleve (naproxen) has anti-platelet effects similar to that of aspirin. See this site for more info http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19678751
A female asked:
Dr. Elton Behner
37 years experience Dentistry
Best to: ask your pharmacist or better yet, don't do it.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
60 years experience Pain Management
No advisable: Too much of these can cause GI bleeding that can be a big problem.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: They are not related.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Nsaids: This is atricky one, you may or may not be allergic to aspirin, you should consult an allergist for a detailed history and possible testing.

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