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Moderate. These medicines may cause some risk when taken together. Contact your healthcare professional (e.g. doctor or pharmacist) for more information.
How the interaction occurs:
Some non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agents (NSAIDs) may interfere with the ability of aspirin to protect the heart if they are taken before your daily aspirin.
What might happen:
The aspirin may not work as well.
What you should do about this interaction:
Let your healthcare professionals (e.g. doctor or pharmacist) know that you are using these products together. Your doctor may want to change your medicine. Taking ibuprofen 8 hours before or 30 minutes after the aspirin may help avoid the problem. Take other NSAIDs at least two hours after your aspirin. If you have questions about how to take your medicines, ask your pharmacist.Your healthcare professionals may already be aware of this interaction and may be monitoring you for it. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicine before checking with them first.
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