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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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Is it better to take daily aspirin or daily ibuprofen to relieve pain?

Is it better to take daily aspirin or daily ibuprofen to relieve pain?

Both are antiinflamm: Both are anti-inflammatory and there are better ways to reduce systemic inflammation. Start w/ your food - follow anti-inflammatory diet (low in refined foods, sugar, etc, high in veggies & fruits). Add omega-3 fatty acids. Anti-inflammatory herbs include turmeric, ginger, rosemary. Combo product is zyflamend. Stress reduction also lowers inflammation. All take time & improve health overall. ...Read more

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Is ibuprofen safe, short-term, (one to two days), for toothache relief even though I am taking a daily 325 mg aspirin for preventive heart health?

Is ibuprofen safe, short-term, (one to two days), for toothache relief even though I am taking a daily 325 mg aspirin for preventive heart health?

Take Tylenol (acetaminophen) : Since you are already taking a non-steroidal anti- inflammatory agent (aspirin) a good short term option is tylenol (acetaminophen). This should prevent both the potential stomach upset and the potential for increased bleeding from taking both Aspirin and Ibuprofen together. ...Read more

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I am taking Zyrtec- D and I have a constant headache. I was wondering if it was safe to take ibuprofen or a non-aspirin pain relief?

I am taking Zyrtec- D and I have a constant headache. I was wondering if it was safe to take ibuprofen or a non-aspirin pain relief?

Yes, it's safe: Either ibuprofen and/or Tylenol (acetaminophen) are okay w/ Zyrtec-D as long as you (specifically) are not allergic to them. There is no bad interaction - I hope you feel better soon! ...Read more

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If you take ibuprofen daily should you still take a baby aspirin daily to prevent heart disease?

If you take ibuprofen daily should you still take a baby aspirin daily to prevent heart disease?

Interference: They interfere with each other. If you must take ibuprofen, you should take the Aspirin 1 hour before or at least 4 hours after any Ibuprofen or the Aspirin will not be able to provide the platelet inhibitory ("blood thinning" effect. Ibuprofen does not prevent heart disease and there is data that like other nsaids, it increases it slightly. ...Read more

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What can ease a nitroglycerin headache taken by heart patient in response to pain? Aspirin is part of daily meds; not allowed to take advil (ibuprofen).

What can ease a nitroglycerin headache taken by heart patient in response to pain? Aspirin is part of daily meds; not allowed to take advil (ibuprofen).

NTG Headache: If you have no contraindication, take acetaminophen. Try 650 mg first dose. See how it works. Can take 1000 mg as a dose. Do not exceed 4000 mg per 24 hours ...Read more

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Can i take Advil (ibuprofen) 2 hrs after taking aspirin?

Can i take Advil (ibuprofen) 2 hrs after taking aspirin?

It's fine.: In the future, try to take them with food due to the adverse effect on the stomach lining causing heartburn and irritation. And also space them about 4-6 jours apart because one counteracts the other by latching on to the same area on the platelets thus negating each other effect.Have a great weekend! http://www.Sharecare.Com/health/nonsteroidal-anti-inflammatory-drugs/is-safe-take-nsaid-aspirin. ...Read more

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