San Angelo, TX
A 38-year-old female asked:

What is better for people with high blood pressure...tylenol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofen ?

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Dr. Joseph Roosth
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Tylenol (acetaminophen): Ibuprofen, naproxen, Aspirin are referred to as nsaid, nonsteroidal anti inflammatory drugs. They can to some extent interfere with the functioning of certain blood pressure medications, effect the kidney's handling of other medications, so they are generally frowned on in folks with high blood pressure. Acetominophen is the generally preferred pain reliever in people on blood pressure medication.
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