During your recovery in the hospital, you may have been started on anti-inflammatory medicines, such as ibuprofen (Advil® and Motrin®). Anti-inflammatory medicines assist with healing by reducing swelling and pain.
You may be continuing an anti-inflammatory medicine after discharge from the hospital. Please be aware that these medicines may cause stomach upset for some people. Take the medicine as directed on your prescription.
Taking this medicine with food or milk may be helpful to control stomach upset. Call your doctor if you have any questions or concerns.