The reason I am asking is because I had knee surgery about a month ago, and I have been taking 400 mgs 3 times a day and my sugar levels have become alot higher than is normal for me. My sugar was always under control before I started taking it.
28 Feb 2012
According to the list of known side effects of ibuprofen ... it can cause hypoglycemia. But in your condition since the hyperglycemic episodes have started after you started taking ibuprofen (and that is the only change in your medication, diet, etc.), then it could most likely be the cause of your high blood glucose levels.
- Ibuprofen Information for Consumers
- Ibuprofen Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Ibuprofen (detailed)
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