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A member asked:

I need to take an nsaid for post acl recon surgery for 6 weeks. can i alternate ibuprofen and aleve on different days, or should i stick to one.

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Dr. Peter Ihle
Orthopedic Surgery 56 years experience
NSAIDS interfere- : -with the healing process, especially when bone is involved. I would talk to my surgeon about this, is it really needed? I would say no.
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