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Taking ibuprofen can PROLONG pain – new study

Ibuprofen is commonly recommended to treat short term back pain which usually improves within a few weeks or months. But little is known about why pain persists in some patients and not others. Now research has found that patients who took nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), such as ibuprofen, for low back pain had a 1.76-fold […]

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Warning as anti-inflammatory drugs like ibuprofen could ‘prolong suffering’

Ibuprofen is commonly recommended to treat short term back pain which usually improves within a few weeks or months. But little is known about why pain persists in some patients and not others. Now research has found that patients who took nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), such as ibuprofen, for low back pain had a 1.76-fold […]

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Painkiller warning: Four serious stomach symptoms that may arise from overuse of ibuprofen

Painkillers are used for a variety of mild ailments on the body. The recommended dose per day is roughly 200–400 mg and maximum 1,200 mg per day. Over exposure is known to cause a number of serious stomach issues. Ibuprofen can cause “stomach-related side effects”, the charity Versus Arthritis warned. People who experience heartburn or […]

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Combining ibuprofen with certain meds can cause permanent kidney damage warns new study

“Diuretics are a family of drugs that make the body hold less water,” Professor Layton said. “Being dehydrated is a major factor in acute kidney injury, and then the RAS inhibitor and ibuprofen hit the kidney with this triple whammy. If you happen to be on these hypertension drugs and need a painkiller, consider acetaminophen […]

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Chickenpox: Dr Punam warns against giving ibuprofen to your children – ‘Really important’

Speaking on BBC’s Morning Live, the NHS GP explained that we’re currently seeing outbreaks of the “very contagious” virus. When it comes to the treatment of the stubborn symptoms, the doctor urged parents not to reach for ibuprofen as it can “cause complication”. Dr Punam warned that the UK is currently in a high season […]

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Painkillers: Safe to take paracetamol and ibuprofen together – says NHS

Paracetamol and ibuprofen are medicines common in the cabinets and drawers of the houses of the UK. Used for an abundance of minor maladies, they can be taken together if necessary. Source link

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Ibuprofen side effects: Three colours in your urine warning you should stop the drug

Many medications can cause blood in the urine, usually ones that thin the blood to prevent it from clotting, like aspirin. When pee appears bloody, it usually signals malignancy in the kidneys, bladder, prostate or urethra. With ibuprofen, bleeding is often caused by non-specific inflammation of the kidneys, usually without causing severe harm. Gross hematuria […]

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Ibuprofen could increase heart attack risk – ‘May happen without warning’

High blood pressure is considered to be 140/90 millimetres of mercury (mmHg) or anything higher. Medline Plus shares that this heart attack risk might be especially significant for those who have been taking ibuprofen for a long time. They advise against taking the painkiller if you have recently experienced a heart attack unless you’ve been […]

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Ibuprofen side effects: Cloudy urine and diarrhoea among signs – seek ‘medical attention’

The NHS explains that not being able to pee could be signalling a kidney problem linked to the painkiller. On top of these five toilet signs, the health service adds side effects, such as black poo and blood in your pee, to the list. Symptoms like these can signal a serious condition, including bleeding in […]

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Ibuprofen: The ‘serious’ side effect which could signal ‘bleeding in your stomach’

PAINKILLERS can be used to tackle a number of problems, such as tackling painful menstrual periods, migraines, and rheumatoid arthritis. One popular choice, however, carries with it some concerning side effects. All copyrights for this article are reserved to Daily Express :: Health Feed