A 36-year-old member asked:
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is drinking red bull and then taking advil (ibuprofen) and excedrin bad for you? please advise!

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Dr. James Marx
47 years experience Pain Management
Probably: Primarily because you subjecting your stomach to a high concentration of ibuprofen which could at the very least irritate your stomach, possibly starting an ulcer. On a more serious note you can cause kidney damage or initiate high blood pressure.
Answered on Jul 20, 2018

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