A 22-year-old female asked:
somebody gave me ibroprofen and told me they were vitmains...i took them for 3 weeks nonstop. now i have the runs. is that the cause?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Not vitamin: Ibuprofen is not a vitamin. It reduces inflammation, pain and fever. It can also irritate your stomach and intestines. So, yes, it could cause diarrhea. Other things can cause diarrhea though. So if you have stopped the Ibuprofen and the diarrhea continues, please talk with a doc!
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