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I had 3 drinks today and took advil (ibuprofen)..i read on the internet afterwards u shouldn't mix..is this true? did i poison myself?

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Dr. Ravi Nerella
Hospital-based practice 24 years experience
No: It is not wise to take medications with alcoholic drinks.
Dr. Andrea Brand
Specializes in Family Medicine
Not poison, but...: The combination of alcohol and advil (ibuprofen) ( or other non steroidal anti inflammatory drug nsaid) can be very irritating to the stomach lining. Repeated exposures can lead to an ulcer.

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