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Can I Take Ibuprofen After Gastric Bypass
I've had a Roux-en-Y gastric bypass and I've been told to avoid ibuprofen products can I take Naprosyn ?
That's an Ibuprofen-: like compound, known as NSAIDS (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug). It's also known as Aleve too OTC. This class produces gastritis or stomach lining irritation and worse without food. So this is why when you are getting gastric bypass surgery, and have little space hold food in, the NSAIDS can wreak havoc on your stomach's lining and cause you pain and distress. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ibuprofen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (nsaid). It works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body. Ibuprofen is used to reduce fever and treat pain or inflammation caused by many conditions such as headache, toothache, back pain, arthritis, menstrual ...Read more
Had roux en y(sp?) in 2001 i later found out w/ gastric bypass ibuprofen shouldn't be taken. Why? & any other things 2 be avoided? Im on a lot of meds
Ulcers: Ibuprofen and other NSAIDs cause ulcers ( marginal ulcers) at your gastric pouch connection site and it can bleed, cause pain or even rupture in that area , so avoid them, or use in low dose mixed with food and only with with PPI( nexium etc), however you MUST get permission from your surgeon before doing so another dangerous thing to avoid is SMOKING, it will do the same harm. ...Read more
I am trying to avoid gastric bypass and started working out. But my body is so sore, mainly my legs and back. What should i do or take?
Start Low / Go Slow: Take Ibuprofen or Naproxen with cool compresses. Hire a trainer if possible to help guide you to exercising properly so you don't overdo it and injure yourself; then you can increase your intensity as tolerated. Swim or do water aerobics in between for less intense exercise. Remember to include a healthy diet with meal planning and portion control (try food diary app), and get adequate sleep. ...Read more
I want to have a gastric bypass done.Im just not sure where to start with the proccess.What steps in order do I take have this done?
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