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

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

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

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

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