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Ibuprofen 800mg okay for cervical fracture?

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Dr. Kevin Vaught
Neurosurgery

In brief: Not at first

Motrin can slow down bone healing in the acute phase.
I would limit it in the first 6 weeks.

In brief: Not at first

Motrin can slow down bone healing in the acute phase.
I would limit it in the first 6 weeks.
Dr. Kevin Vaught
Dr. Kevin Vaught
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Dr. Brian Chimenti
Sports Medicine

In brief: Ibuprofen

Ibuprofen can offer both anti-inflammatory and pain relieving qualities.
Be careful with the use of this type of medication due to side effects including stomach irritation. Always take with food. Some studies have suggested that all anti-inflammatory medications can slow down bone healing however.

In brief: Ibuprofen

Ibuprofen can offer both anti-inflammatory and pain relieving qualities.
Be careful with the use of this type of medication due to side effects including stomach irritation. Always take with food. Some studies have suggested that all anti-inflammatory medications can slow down bone healing however.
Dr. Brian Chimenti
Dr. Brian Chimenti
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