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Can i take ibuprofin if i'm taking celebrex (celecoxib) or are there side effects to that?

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Dr. Steven Saunders
Internal Medicine 44 years experience
NSAIDS: Both are non steroidal anti inflammatory medicines. Celebrex (celecoxib) is less disruptive to GI tract and less likely to cause ulcers than Ibuprofen so it is counterproductive to take both simultaneously.
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