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What are the risks of mixing ibuprofen with alcohol?

What are the risks of mixing ibuprofen with alcohol?

Yes: Ibuprofen is part of the anti-inflammatory drug family known as nsaids, which can cause tears in the stomach lining if taken on an empty tummy. Add alcohol to the mix, and the potential danger is heightened. If you take Ibuprofen when drinking more than the recommended amount for women (about two to three drinks), you increase your risk of stomach irritation and bleeding. ...Read more

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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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What are the risks of taking Advil or ibuprofen for pain after surgery? What are the benefits?

What are the risks of taking Advil or ibuprofen for pain after surgery? What are the benefits?

Need more info: To answer your question adequately, I need to know why you had surgery, what operation you had, what medications you are already taking, and what, if any, medical problems you have. Generally speaking, the most common side effects of ibuprofen are gastrointestinal in nature. The benefits, I guess, are limited to relief of postoperative discomfort. Ask your surgeon for more details, please. ...Read more

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Taking around 3600 mg ibuprofen and 8 naproxen sodium a day for 4 days for pain. What are the risks with this?

Taking around 3600 mg ibuprofen and 8 naproxen sodium a day for 4 days for pain. What are the risks with this?

NSAID: These meds are similar and do the same thing. The problem is that they may irritate the lining of the stomach and cause a gastritis, burned stomach. If you take too much it could affect your blood pressure or kidneys. These meds can affect the blood clotting. Get checked to find out why you have the pain and what to do about it. ...Read more

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BP is 150/80 and I'm 19 years old. what are the risks involved. I don't smoke or drink alcohol, nor am I fat. Please help.

BP is 150/80 and I'm 19 years old. what are the risks involved. I don't smoke or drink alcohol, nor am I fat. Please help.

Confirm it!: First, be sure it's real. Check your cuff against a known standard that's accurate. Measure your BP after complete rest for at least 10 minutes. Check it 3 times and average them. Measure it for several weeks and average them. If it's still >140/>90, you will need treatment. ...Read more

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What are the risks of alcohol consumption?

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What are the risks of alcohol consumption?

Alcohol: Depends on the amount consumed & the length of time, as well as the status of your organs such as brain, liver, etc. ...Read more

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What are the risks to preteens of drug and alcohol addiction?

What are the risks to preteens of drug and alcohol addiction?

Below: Younger brains will have more pronounced neurotransmitter effect when exposed to the same amount of drug, which will lead to more significant establishment of cravings in persons who are more impulsive. Since brains are still developing, one may be moe likely to see long eterm neurological deterioration. ...Read more

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