A 29-year-old member asked:
What are the risks of mixing ibuprofen with alcohol?
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Pediatrics 34 years experience
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Pain Management 28 years experience
Yes: Ibuprofen is part of the anti-inflammatory drug family known as nsaids, which can cause tears in the stomach lining if taken on an empty tummy. Add alcohol to the mix, and the potential danger is heightened. If you take Ibuprofen when drinking more than the recommended amount for women (about two to three drinks), you increase your risk of stomach irritation and bleeding.
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Last updated Oct 1, 2016
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