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Is It Better To Take Daily Aspirin Or Daily Ibuprofen To Relieve Pain
What can I take for headaches, if I am allergic to ibuprofen, aspirin, tylenol, acetominophen and penicilin?
Headaches: Go see a doctor for an evaluation. You may need a prescription. ...Read more
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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?
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 : Since you are already taking a non-steroidal anti- inflammatory agent (aspirin) a good short term option is tylenol. This should prevent both the potential stomach upset and the potential for increased bleeding from taking both Aspirin and Ibuprofen together. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is aspirin or ibuprofen better for fibrocystic (breast) pain? Which is safer to take long-term? Should i alternate usage?
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