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A 36-year-old female asked:

Is it ok to take advil (ibuprofen) congestion with high blood pressure medicine?

4 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Ronald Krauser
A Verified Doctoranswered
Rheumatology 54 years experience
No: The decongestant in it can raise blood pressure.
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Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
No: Better to take Coricidin hbp and mucinex! the medication you refer to can raise your blood pressure!
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Dr. Jordan Safirstein
Cardiology 22 years experience
Moderate amts are ok: Like anything else, moderation is the key. Taking Ibuprofen should be okay with most blood pressure meds but you should ask your prescriber first.
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Dr. Robert Uyeda
General Surgery 47 years experience
You should not: Take decongestants that contain pseudoephedrine, if you have high blood pressure. Also nasal sprays such as neosynephrine. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice regarding specific product.
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Last updated Feb 6, 2020

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