My WebMD Sign In, Sign Up

Ask Your Question

WebMD Answers

Please visit the new WebMD Message Boards to find answers and get support.

Posted: | Report This Report Question |

I am scheduled for a colonoscopy in 3 days. I am suffering a gout flare up it ok to take ibuprofen?

Related Topics: Colonoscopy, Gout, Ibuprofen

Answers From Experts & Organizations (1)

Primary Care
6,464 Answers
104,495 Helpful Votes
You were probably given specific instructions for your colonoscopy, so it would not be wise to take any medications at this point until you can clarify those pre-colonoscopy instructions FIRST. I know that gout is painful, so contacting your primary care medical provider is appropriate as well. If your colonoscopy is routine, perhaps it can be postponed until your gout is under control.

This answer should not be considered medical advice...down arrowThis answer should not be considered medical advice and should not take the place of a doctor’s visit. Please see the bottom of the page for more information or visit our Terms and Conditions.up arrow

| Report This Report Answer

Was this helpful?


Thanks for your feedback.

3 of 6 found this helpful