Risk factors

By Mayo Clinic Staff

Factors that can increase the risk of nonulcer stomach pain include:

  • Drinking too much alcohol or too many caffeinated beverages
  • Smoking
  • Taking certain medications, especially certain over-the-counter pain relievers, such as aspirin and ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin IB, others), which can cause stomach problems
Feb. 06, 2015