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One side effect of ibuprofen is shortness of breath.Why would the drug cause this?

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Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology

In brief: Bronchospasm

Ibuprofen occasionally causes tightening of the airways (bronchospasm), which can lead to shortness of breath.
It's a rare side effect, however.

In brief: Bronchospasm

Ibuprofen occasionally causes tightening of the airways (bronchospasm), which can lead to shortness of breath.
It's a rare side effect, however.
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