Is Advil (ibuprofen) metabolized in kidney?

NSAIDS. Ibuprofen (advil) is metabolized mostly in the liver. It has side effects which affect the kidney, but in healthy well hydrated patients, when taken in the proper dose, it is fairly safe.

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I have been experiencing pain in my lower back/hip area. It is most painful in the morning. Advil (ibuprofen) helps, but I am worried something is wrong.?

Back and hip pain. You are very young and it seems you are an avid skier. Back and hip pain are very common when a person wakes up because sleep positions can aggravate nerves in the lumbosacral region of the lower back. You are young and active and you should be assessed for lumbar sacral problems. Good luck. Read more...

How can I stop lower back pain without taking all the advil (ibuprofen)?

Exercise. Most low back pain is mechanical in nature. Stretching and strengthening exercises for the lower back go a long way to improve low back pain. See a physiotherapist who can teach you the specific exercises. Read more...
Advil (ibuprofen) for LBP. If advil works then take it. Stop if you are getting any kind of gastric disturbances and make sure you do not exceed the maximum daily recommended dose. Consult your doctor for alternatives such as tylenol, (acetaminophen) and physical therapy treatments, and don't forget safer complementary interventions like yoga, meditation, biofeedback. In time most low back symptoms resolve on their own. Read more...

Having sudden lower back pain (have had back pain in the past). Took Advil (ibuprofen) with no help. Hurts to sit, stand, lay down.

Back pain. Back pain can be caused by a number of factors including muscle strain, ligament injury, nerve irritation, vertebral injury or inflammation or internal organ issues. If the pain came without any clear ttrigger it is more worrisome. Could be something like a kidney stone. If medication not helping some therapy might. See your doctor for this to see if further imaging studies may be indicated. Read more...

Been having lower back pain for almost a year. Pain on constantly then off for 30 mins. Please help? Pain is so bad that Advil (ibuprofen) doesn't work

Chronic pain. Is defined as pain still present after three months despite appropriate treatment. Chronic pain cannot be cured; it must be managed by trained pain management physician. Rec.: see interventional pain management specialist for proper diagnosis and management. Take care. Read more...