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A 27-year-old male asked about a 66-year-old female:

If you have high blood pressure, is it safe to take advil (ibuprofen)?

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Dr. Matt Wachsman
A Verified Doctoranswered
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
A bit risky: non-steroidal anti-inflammatories cause some fluid retention by the kidney and this tends to make hypertension worse. Much riskier if: diabetic other kidney problems fluid retention due to heart/lung/liver/or kidney disease.
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