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Does ibuprofen affect aspirin?
Last Updated: 1st February, 2020
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Hereof, can I take ibuprofen after aspirin?
If you need additional pain relief, you cancombine aspirin, naproxen, or ibuprofen withacetaminophen. However, do not take aspirin,naproxen, or ibuprofen within 8-12 hours of each other.Also, watch out for pain medications that might be included incombination products such as those used for cough andcold.
Likewise, are ibuprofen and aspirin the same? Ibuprofen, sold as Motrin or Advil, ischemically similar to regular aspirin and functions in asimilar way. In lower doses, ibuprofen seems to irritate theesophagus and stomach lining less than aspirin and naproxen.Naproxen, sold as Aleve, is especially effective as ananti-inflammatory agent.
Also to know is, how long after taking ibuprofen can I take aspirin?
The FDA recommends that single-dose ibuprofen 400mg should be taken over 8 hours before or at least 30minutes after immediate-release aspirin. Timingrecommendations are not available for coadministration ofibuprofen and enteric-coated aspirin.
Is Ibuprofen a blood thinner like aspirin?
All NSAIDs have an effect on the blood,ibuprofen included. While not as strong as some medicines(for example, aspirin), ibuprofen still slows downblood clotting time. This means that if you cut yourself, orhave an injury, it may take longer to stop bleeding.