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If you are taking aspirin for st ...

Posted Nov 10 2008 4:20pm

If you are taking aspirin for stroke and heart therapy, this study indicates that Ibuprofen has the potential to negate some of the benefits...BD

image Stroke patients who use ibuprofen for arthritis pain or other conditions while taking aspirin to reduce the risk of a second stroke undermine aspirin's ability to act as an anti-platelet agent, researchers at the University at Buffalo have shown.
In a cohort of patients seen by physicians at two offices of the Dent Neurologic Institute, 28 patients were identified as taking both aspirin and ibuprofen (a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug, or NSAID) daily and all were found to have no anti-platelet effect from their daily aspirin.

Aspirin's Positive Effect On Stroke Risk Destroyed By Ibuprofen

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