Are there risks to taking ibuprofen for Covid-19?

Are there risks to taking ibuprofen for Covid-19? there is currently no evidence that ibuprofen can make Covid-19 worse. But Dr Tom Wingfield, senior clinical lecturer and honorary consultant physician at Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, says that paracetamol may be preferable because it is less likely to cause side effects if taken over a long period. However, two French studies warn doctors and pharmacists not to give NSAIDs when they see signs of chest infections, and that NSAIDs shouldn’t be given when children are infected with viruses. There’s no agreement on why ibuprofen could make chest infections worse, but both studies reported worse outcomes in patients who had taken a NSAID to treat their condition. A recent letter to The Lancet suggested that ibuprofen’s harm in COVID-19 is to do with its effect on an enzyme in the body called angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 (ACE2) Best to avoid ibuprofen and use paracetamol for any fever in the current scenario,