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Does aleve contain aspirin or ibuprofen

A member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Some : Some of these have the active ingredient (ibuprofen). All are nsaid's and commonly, if you are allergic to one non steroidal anti-inflammatory medicat... Read More
Dr. Zahid Niazi
Cosmetic Surgery 40 years experience
See PCP re meds ?: Advil and Ibuprofen are the same thing so if you have a true allergy to the product then you cannot take an NSAID till cleared by an allergist. Aleve ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Levine
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Okay: It is okay to take ibuprofen or Naproxen while you have the stomach flu, as it will not lead to Reyes syndrome. However, these type of medications (... Read More
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Warren Foster
Cardiac Electrophysiology 21 years experience
Better pain control: NSAIDs have Better pain and inflammation control than aspirin, cut aspirin has many other benefits and some different side effects.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Angelo Mitsos
Podiatry 41 years experience
Not recommended: This would not be recommended as it would increase the risk of gastrointestinal bleeding.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
Rheumatology 49 years experience
No: One should neither mix metaphors nor nsaids and Ibuprofen negates the cardioprotective aspects of aspirin.
A female asked:
Dr. William Schroeder
Anti-Aging Medicine 33 years experience
Magnesium: I have found in many years of practice that two things are very helpful with this type of pain. Magneisum relaxes the uterine muscle and can be found ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
Experiences: Not sure one is better than another, as Tylenol (acetaminophen) seems to have fewer stomach issues, but Aleve may work well in patients who also have ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arthur Balin
Dermatology 48 years experience
Hives: People can have hypersensitivity reactions to every different type of medication or internally injested substance (including food). If you notice a re... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
A Verified Doctoranswered
Rheumatology 53 years experience
Not correct: Tylenol (acetaminophen) is not an nsaid.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
Internal Medicine - rheumatology 22 years experience
See below: Those are the main ones except for topical creams and ointments over the counter.