In general it is not advisable to mix alcohol intake with any kind medication, this can cause damage to the stomach, liver and other organs such as the kidneys.
Reading the prospect of a brand of ibuprofen you can and will find phrases such as:
The use of ibuprofen in patients who regularly consumed alcohol (three or more alcoholic beverages-beer, wine, liquor, … – a day) can cause stomach bleeding.
Do not give ibuprofen products with products that can damage the stomach such as, (alcohol, corticosteroids).
These advisories warn us that taking ibuprofen and alcohol can cause us damage in the stomach. Other prospects of ibuprofen dew not mention alcohol.
Common side effects provoked by the intake of ibuprofen and alcohol
- Abdomen and stomach problems
As most people that have taken ibuprofen must have noticed belly problems are associated with the intake of ibuprofen, the patients that take ibuprofen on a daily basis have stomach problems and often moderate pain, plus ibuprofen must never be taken on a empty stomach because this provokes severe damage to the stomach lining, if you take ibuprofen with alcohol you are in a high risk of getting stomach ulcers, stomach bleeding and as described before severe stomach lining damage and inflammation.
- Problems with the liver
As well known alcohol produces damage to the liver, so does ibuprofen and the mix of both of them together place the chances of producing a serious liver problem are much higher, to process alcohol and ibuprofen is a hard task for the liver and this will end with declined liver functions.
- Problems with the kidneys
Dehydration is one of the most known side effects of drinking alcohol, this plus the intake of ibuprofen ends up producing severe kidney damage, also because of the dehydration caused by alcohol the kidneys are less effective when it comes to process and filter the ibuprofen this ending up in mal functioning kidneys.
Remember medicines like ibuprofen and similar products dew not cure your problems or sickness they only Hide them during a short period of time
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