Ok to take painkillers during race?

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20/04/2013 at 09:46
Running my first marathon next week at Madrid. I've been getting pain in knees whilst training. Would it help to take painkillers during race?
20/04/2013 at 09:47
What does your GP suggest ?
20/04/2013 at 09:49
Haven't asked Dave. It's not seriously painful, more annoying! Was just wondering if anyone does this?
20/04/2013 at 17:05

Avoid ibuprofen whilst running- it can knacker your kidneys. Paracetamol is safer.

21/04/2013 at 01:35
Thanks Tricia
21/04/2013 at 07:55

You can buy ibuprofen cream. I get lower back problems on long runs so occasionaly use the cream instead of tablets. You can get it at any chemist but both Tesco and ASDA (large stores) do their own versions at about half the price.

21/04/2013 at 19:30

Sorry i have no idea please make a convertion with some physiotherapist perth

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