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How long should I wait to take Ibuprofen after liver biopsy?

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How long should I wait before I take Ibuprofen after Liver Biopsy?
Posted Sun, 28 Apr 2013 in Liver and Gall Bladder
Answered by Dr. Michelle Gibson James 35 minutes later
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Because the liver is involved in the production of clotting factors and any liver problem may affect bleeding.
For this reason , it is normally advised that persons wait at least a week before using NSAIDS such as ibuprofen.
Analgesics such as paracetamol are preferred but if does not rsspond to this you may need stronger pain medixation such as opiates.

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