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Have CAD, stent. Have read ibuprofen is not good for heart patients but have inflamed disc and keep hearing that is only thing to take. any advice?

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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology

In brief: Small risk

All the NSAID meds, including ibuprofen, have a small risk of causing a hearty attack.
The least likely is NAPROXEN. Ibuprofen is NOT the only thing to take. Naproxen is at least as good and is slightly less risky. Since you have a stent you must be on aspirin. Best time for aspirin is bedtime. The dose is a quarter of a pill, 81mg [1 baby aspirin], NOT COATED. Wait a few hours after NSAID.

In brief: Small risk

All the NSAID meds, including ibuprofen, have a small risk of causing a hearty attack.
The least likely is NAPROXEN. Ibuprofen is NOT the only thing to take. Naproxen is at least as good and is slightly less risky. Since you have a stent you must be on aspirin. Best time for aspirin is bedtime. The dose is a quarter of a pill, 81mg [1 baby aspirin], NOT COATED. Wait a few hours after NSAID.
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In brief: Interventional Pain

Visit a Pain Management Specialist, good luck.

In brief: Interventional Pain

Visit a Pain Management Specialist, good luck.
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