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Ibuprofen (Definition)

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


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I developed hives all over my body; could it be from too much ibuprofen? I took some antihistamines (3)

I developed hives all over my body; could it be from too much ibuprofen? I took some antihistamines (3)

Not necessarily: Ibuprofen allergy can cause hives and it is mostly not dose dependent. However there may also be many other causes for hives and viral infection one of the more common ones. If antihistamine does not help. consult your doctor but be sure not to take any more ibuprofen until proven otherwise. Other types of NSAID can usually be tolerated if you turn out to be allergic to ibuprofen. ...Read more

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Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and ibuprofen with alcohol? Is it safe to take these together?

No it is not: No it is not as it will cause increased sedation and increses the risk of stomach bleeding due to ibuprophen. ...Read more

Dr. Paul Carter
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Antihistamine (Definition)

Sedating and non-sedating antihistamines prevent and treat allergic reactions, and are ...Read more


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