Ibuprofen : Interaction with Foods, Herbs & Alcohol

Are you taking Ibuprofen? Are you aware of the dangers of combining Ibuprofen with certain foods, herbs, or alcohol? Drug-food-interactions are seldom discussed but can lead to undesirable side effects and potentially diminish the efficacy of the medication.

Ibuprofen Interactions with Food and Herbs

Cannabis sativa: Ibuprofen may interact with marijuana (Cannabis sativa) to increase the risk of bleeding.

Ibuprofen Interactions with Alcohol

Ibuprofen interacts with alcohol. Due to this interaction, stomach bleeding and severe liver damage may arise.

When and How to Take Ibuprofen

Ibuprofen should be taken with milk or food to reduce the chances of stomach irritation.

Drug Name : Ibuprofen

Ibuprofen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), prescribed for mild to moderate pain, inflammation and fever. Ibuprofen decreases the hormones that cause pain and inflammation in the body.
We recommend consulting your doctor to verify the information presented on this page or if you need any further clarifications.

Ibuprofen for Medical Condition(s)