Originally Posted by Maui19
I had a doc recommend Ibuprofen for a wrist problem (800 mg 2x day). It took care of the problem (which had been lingering for months). I just hurt my other wrist, and was taking Ibuprofen for that (with success, I think), but after reading this thread I am reluctant to continue. I'm not sure whether that is smart or not. My wrist has gotten worst since I stopped.
My go to pain reliever has always been aspirin.
Yeah, this thread is weird. The docs on it seem to be treating ibuprofen like a horrible risk.
Yet my two different OS and a sports podiatrist don't seem nearly so alarmed about Ibuprofen and have prescribed it. It seems like a fairly ordinary tool in their tool kit.
I guess my doctors are dummies.