I have gastroenteritis (stomach flu) Is it okay to take Ibuprofen?

answered:

No

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

NO

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