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#1 of 4 Old 07-07-2009, 08:16 PM - Thread Starter
 
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Dh has been taking ibuprofen for a sprained knee ans this morning he woke up DRENCHED - I mean I had to change the sheets and air out the mattress!
I read on web md that ibuprofen can cause this but it doesn't say why.
Does anyone know why, and if that means he should stop th eibuprofen?
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How much is he taking? The only thing I found on sweating as a side effect was from an overdose--that was on the Mayo clinic website. It says to consult your doctor. I would stop the medicine and see what happens.
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Thanks for the reply - I appreciate it.
He's been taking 2-3 every 4 hours as needed.
It didn't happen last night. ???
Not sure what to think now.
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Seems odd that it would be the ibuprofen... but then, I take it often for pain and never had that problem. I did get horrible, soaking the towels and sheets night sweats when I was taking percocet after my last surgery. But then it could have been the abx or other meds I was taking, too. I hope it gets better for your DH and/or you figure out the cause. I hated waking up cold and drenched

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