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Friday, November 28, 2014
Allergic to advil or to aspirin?
Why persons who are allergic to aspirin can`t ingest Advil, if it doesn`t contains Acetyl Salicylic Acid, it contains ibuprophen?
Because aspirin and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agents such as ibuprofen are functionally related so that a severe reaction would likely occur.
I Leonard Bernstein, MD
Clinical Professor Emeritus
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati