You’ve got a headache, so you take an ibuprofen. Your muscles are sore from a workout, so you take an ibuprofen. Your cramps are bad this week, so you take an ibuprofen. But is it safe to take so much? An internist discusses the risks and how to take ibuprofen correctly, sparingly and responsibly.
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Black box warnings, also called boxed warnings, are required by the FDA for certain medications that carry serious safety risks. Your healthcare provider and pharmacist should discuss with you when writing and filling your prescription.
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