clinical question: pain pharm

  1. lets say a pt has sickle cell disease and is taking ibuprofen qd for pain. one day he gets hit with a crisis and is admitted. why do we give him morph IV c APAP instead of morph and ibuprofen?
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    note - pt c/o chest pain

    someone mentioned antiplatelet effects of APAP to possibly tx for PE. could this be right?