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Ibuprofen Doesn’t Worsen Covid-19, Large New Study Finds

Ibuprofen Doesn’t Worsen Covid-19, Large New Study Finds

New research out Friday should relieve anyone worried about having taken over-the-counter painkillers like ibuprofen before becoming sick with covid-19. The large study found no evidence that recent prior use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) led to more serious illness or death among hospitalised patients with covid-19.