Patients with hypertension often ask if they can take NSAIDs (ibuprofen, celecoxib, etc) due to warnings on the label

Patients with hypertension often ask if they can take NSAIDs (ibuprofen, celecoxib, etc) due to warnings on the label.

Many can...but they need to be careful.

NSAIDs increase average BP by around 5 mmHg in patients with hypertension...but some patients seem more susceptible than others.

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