A 19-year-old female asked:
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how long should you take ibuprofen 200mg for? my doctor said there is nothing stronger to take for swollen mcl

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Dr. Bradley Butkovich
27 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
You can take ut: For weeks at a time but there are side effects. Bleeding go distress if you take it for a long time. There are multiple other medicines ie nsaids that you can use that are stronger such as Naproxen (aleve) and prescriptions meds such as day pro. Mobic (meloxicam) and voltaren.
Answered on Jun 11, 2016

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