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what is aspirin rebound effect and who does it effect?

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Dr. Gena Kluwe
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
Rebound headaches: Affects people who take and overtake analgesics such as excedrjn, aspirin, tylenol, (acetaminophen) ibuprofen. People who have frequent headaches or tension headaches may take so much of these products that a "rebound effect" takes place. For instance, develop a ha from not taking it. It is short-lived and goes away. It's just like de-toxing from anything from afrin to alcohol. Takes time.

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