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Quick answer needed: ibruprofen and aspirin

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almost50 Tue 14-May-13 21:34:48

Friends has just hurt hand. Probably sprained. He thought aspirin helped reduce swelling and has taken that and I said I thought it was ibruprofen. Can he take both?

Ginformation Tue 14-May-13 21:42:54

You can't take them together, in the same family of drugs (non steroidal anti-inflammatories). Take one or the other, they do the same job essentially. So you are both right! wink

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