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I have gastroenteritis (stomach flu) is it okay to take ibuprofen?

6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jeremy Adler
Pediatrics - Gastroenterology
2 doctors agree

In brief: No

Ibuprofen will not help a stomach flu, and it may cause gastritis or stomach ulcers.

In brief: No

Ibuprofen will not help a stomach flu, and it may cause gastritis or stomach ulcers.
Dr. Jeremy Adler
Dr. Jeremy Adler
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Dr. Ron Jones
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: NO

In my humble opinion, the answer is no.
Ibuprofen is well known to be a gastrointestinal irritant.

In brief: NO

In my humble opinion, the answer is no.
Ibuprofen is well known to be a gastrointestinal irritant.
Dr. Ron Jones
Dr. Ron Jones
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