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A 22-year-old male asked:

Does ibruphin (pain killer) stress/damage liver. how much is a safe amount to take daily ? thank u.

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Dr. Akhtar Purvez
Pain Management 41 years experience
That is possible: 800mg 3 times a day is given in healthy adults This is from a National Institutes of Health report: The appearance of clinically apparent liver injury during long-term or chronic ibuprofen therapy has not been convincingly demonstrated. However, instances of asymptomtic flares of chronic hepatitis C have been reported after initiation of ibuprofen therapy with rapidly resolving with stopping.

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