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Is Advil (ibuprofen) safe to take all the time for pain?
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Dr. Leonard Pace
Pain Management
5 doctors agree
In brief: Not agood idea
Probably not a good idea since it may cause gastrointestinal upset, GI bleeding, cardiac problems and especially kidney toxicity.
You should seek medical advice as to why you are in need of a medicine for pain relief.

In brief: Not agood idea
Probably not a good idea since it may cause gastrointestinal upset, GI bleeding, cardiac problems and especially kidney toxicity.
You should seek medical advice as to why you are in need of a medicine for pain relief.
Dr. Leonard Pace
Dr. Leonard Pace
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Dr. Kenneth Choquette
Pain Management
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Good question.
Advil, (ibuprofen) one of the over-the-counter nsaids (anti-inflammatory meds), is enteric coated and therefore tolerated gi-wise more so than some rx varieties.
Nevertheless it is still the same drug and eventually has the same potential side effects. In certain conditions, certain situations, this may be your best bet, but that decision must be discussed with your doc to monitor your body's resonses.

In brief: Good question.
Advil, (ibuprofen) one of the over-the-counter nsaids (anti-inflammatory meds), is enteric coated and therefore tolerated gi-wise more so than some rx varieties.
Nevertheless it is still the same drug and eventually has the same potential side effects. In certain conditions, certain situations, this may be your best bet, but that decision must be discussed with your doc to monitor your body's resonses.
Dr. Kenneth Choquette
Dr. Kenneth Choquette
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