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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
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
Meds: Yes there are no significant interactions.Get a more detailed answer ›
Took benadryl (diphenhydramine) about 48hrs ago. Is that out of my system by now to take ibuprofen pm?
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