A 60-year-old member asked:
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Is it a bad thing to take Advil (ibuprofen) all the time?

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Dr. Ish Rawal
Dr. Ish Rawal answered
18 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes: Multiple reasons. Nsaids can cause gastritis and gastric ulcers. Also it metabolizes through kidneys. So long term use can affect kidney functions too. So risk of bleed, gastric ulcer, kidney damage.
Answered on Jun 12, 2013
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