It’s funny the research on this was very simple. I have to ask: Would you ingest a combustible acid for a headache? Or would you rather natural compounds like manganese, magnesium, potassium and water, chia seeds, a variety of nuts, bananas, or a baked potato?
It seems absurd to take a “magic pill” that has the potential to tear holes in your stomach, has dozens of side affects and could be life threatening.
Understandably this is used for aches, pains and inflammation, but without the risk of all the side effects you could try real natural anti-inflammatory foods such as fresh, raw, unprocessed fruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds, herbs and spices.
General research: (This is not intended to be taken as medical advice, consult your physician for any medical concerns)
Usually taken three or four times a day for arthritis or every 4 to 6 hours as needed for pain. Nonprescription ibuprofen comes as a tablet, chewable tablet, suspension (liquid), and drops (concentrated liquid)
It works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body.
Ibuprofen is used to reduce fever and treat pain or inflammation caused by many conditions such as headache, toothache, back pain, arthritis, menstrual cramps, or minor injury.
Ibuprofen Tablets, USP contain the active ingredient ibuprofen, which is Propionic Acid (corrosive combustible) Propionic Acid can cause headache, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and abdominal pain. Ironic…
In experimental animals, ibuprofen & its metabolites pass easily across the placenta
Magnesium Stearate is a commonly used and potentially harmful additive found in many supplements.
The compound has lubricating properties, which is why it’s often used in the making of supplements, as it allows the machinery to run faster and smoother, and prevents the pills or capsules from sticking to each other.
Previous research has shown that stearic acid suppresses T cells—your natural killer cells—which are a key component of your immune system
NSAIDs may cause an increased risk of serious cardiovascular thrombotic events, myocardial infarction, and stroke, which can be fatal. This risk may increase with duration of use. Patients with cardiovascular disease or risk factors for cardiovascular disease may be at greater risk
NSAIDs cause an increased risk of serious gastrointestinal adverse events including bleeding, ulceration, and perforation of the stomach or intestines, which can be fatal. These events can occur at any time during use and without warning symptoms. Elderly patients are at greater risk for serious gastrointestinal events
Side affects include;
- gas or bloating
- ringing in the ears
- unexplained weight gain
- swelling of the eyes, face, throat, arms, hands, feet, ankles, or lower legs
- difficulty breathing or swallowing
- excessive tiredness
- pain in the upper right part of the stomach
- loss of appetite
- yellowing of the skin or eyes
- flu-like symptoms
- pale skin
- fast heartbeat
- cloudy, discolored, or bloody urine
- back pain
- difficult or painful urination
- blurred vision, changes in color vision, or other vision problems
- red or painful eyes
- stiff neck
The substance is toxic to blood, lungs, the nervous system, mucous membranes. Repeated or prolonged exposure to the substance can produce target organs damage.
Do not ingest. Very hazardous in case of ingestion. If ingested, seek medical advice immediately and show the container or the label. The products of degradation are more toxic.
OSHA: Hazardous by definition of Hazard Communication Standard (29 CFR 1910.1200).
CLASS D-1B: Material causing immediate and serious toxic effects (TOXIC).
CLASS D-2A: Material causing other toxic effects (VERY TOXIC).
- R36/38- Irritating to eyes and skin.
- R48/22- Harmful: danger of serious damage to health by prolonged exposure if swallowed.
Some extra reading material