Question: I’m a little over a week post-EVLT and I’m not sure how long I should be taking ibuprofen. Much of the initial pain subsided but I still feel like I need it. How long can I safely continue ibuprofen?
Answer: In general, ibuprofen can be utilized as instructed for several weeks. If you have a history of ulcers, stomach bleeding, GI problems, or are taking blood thinners, it is best to consult with your doctor, who knows your health history to ensure these suggestions are right for you.