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Pharmacist warns against ibuprofen abuse

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Ibuprofen is a short-term pain reliever, full of potential long-term harm. Many Wenatchee High School students have turned to popping a pill for short-term benefits, but has ibuprofen turned into a mental crutch that is far too popular among students?

Ibuprofen can cause an upset stomach, nausea, vomiting, headaches, diarrhea, constipation, dizziness and drowsiness.

Local pharmacist Kristine Blanksma says that while the chemical structure of ibuprofen is non-addictive, people are using it as a crutch. “It’s just kind of something…

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