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.
I am a diabetic and I would like to know if taking ibuprofen will raise my sugar levels?
Question posted by GAMMYCATA on 25 Feb 2012
Last updated on 28 February 2012 by Marvell
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.
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