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Can advil (ibuprofen) relieve heart pain?

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Dr. Mark Stern
Cardiology 46 years experience
Yes and no: It can relieve pericarditis pain, but not ischemic pain.
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Cardiology 51 years experience
Advil (ibuprofen): We use for some things like pericardial pain, for severe pain like a heart attack, it isn't enough.

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Last updated Mar 29, 2013

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