A member asked:

I took advil (ibuprofen) liquid gels and had facial swelling an hour later, few weeks later i took naproxen sodium (liquid gel) no swelling or reaction. how?

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Dr. Larry Xanthopoulos answered

Specializes in Pediatrics

Different meds: Although Advil (ibuprofen) and Naproxen are both non-steroidals they are different meds so one can have a reaction to one but not the other.

Answered 12/15/2014



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