A 42-year-old male asked:
i've been taking liquid advil for a couple weeks and having increased reflux with regurgitation. can advil cause reflux or aggravate it? substitute?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Gastroenterology 13 years experience
Exacerbate symptoms : Advil can worsen your symptoms. It can be erosive to the lining of the stomach and esophagus when used for extended periods or in high doses. It should never be used for heartburn. Medications that reduce acid are indicated. See your primary care doctor before you do damage to your GI tract.
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Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 38 years experience
Yes it does : NSAIDS such as Advil will,cause GAstric irritation leading to reflux. You should stop Advil and start turmeric tablets 450mg (with pepper for absorption) using 3 daily. Trying to add stomach protectors creates more problems
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Last updated Sep 26, 2016
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