I've been taking for 3 years two standard Ibuprofen pills when I go to bed as I found that it reduces my getting up at night to urinate from twice to once Several months ago I developed PAC (Premature Atrial Contractions) My doctor ran tests for 24 hours and indicated that the PAC is nothing for me to worry about. Could the continued use of 2 Ibuprofen at night have caused this problem ?
I don't believe ibuprofen had anything to do with you developing PAC's. Its just an anti-inflammatory med. Has nothing to do with your heart. A lot of people have little issues with their heart, and your doc is correct. If he did an EKG, found the PAC's incidentally, they weren't causing you problems, don't worry.
But its not caused by ibuprofen.
- Ibuprofen Information for Consumers
- Ibuprofen Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Ibuprofen (detailed)
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