A 30-year-old female asked:
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how can i get rid of excessive gas in my stomach? when i take advil, (ibuprofen) i will have excessive gas. i have to take advil (ibuprofen) for my pain :( otherwise i will be miserable. can you please suggest how can i reduce or minimize the symptoms

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Dr. Aymee Lopez
16 years experience Pharmacology
Simethicone: Try taking some simethicone. It will relieve your gas symptoms.
Answered on Jan 25, 2014
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Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Try switching...: Ibuprophen is not as strong or lasting as naproxen. You can get 500mg tablets to take twice daily (90 days worth) for $10.00 at most walmarts, krogers, target, etc. Switching to Naproxen may not give you gas and and better pain relief. Try some otc alleve and see if your GI tract works better.
Answered on Nov 24, 2016
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