Study finds NSAID users are overdoing it

Exceeding the recommended dose is common
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Nearly one in five adult ibuprofen users are inadvertently taking more than the recommended dose, say US researchers. 

Their one-week diary study of 1326 ibuprofen users found that while most took only OTC products, more than one-third also took another NSAID product during the same week without realising it.