A 53-year-old member asked:
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An elderly patient has taken ibuprofen (motrin) 800 mg two times per day for longer than 10 years. What would happen?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
GI issues: Generally not much. That is a relatively modest dose. The greatest risks are GI issues (ulcer, bleed, gastritis).
Answered on May 13, 2018

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