Q: Does Advil usually increase one’s blood pressure?
A: Advil is in the class of drugs known as a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug. This type of drug can cause an increase in blood pressure. Blood pressure typically returns back to baseline when the drug is stopped. For those who take ibuprofen (Advil) occasionally for a headache or muscle soreness, the temporary elevation in blood pressure is not significant.
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