ibuprofen ibuprofen  /ˌaɪb ju ˈproʊ fən/


  • (n) a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory and analgesic medicine (trade names Advil and Motrin and Nuprin) used to relieve the pain of arthritis and as an antipyretic


  1. Ibuprofen is ibuprofen is ibuprofen.
  2. Taking too much ibuprofen for too long can lead to kidney failure.
  3. In the wake of the Vioxx withdrawal, many arthritis sufferers have turned to drugs in the ibuprofen and naproxen families, such as Advil and Aleve.


  1. Lancet highlights potential dangers with the most commonly prescribed pain killers

    Study analysing the results of 754 clinical trials of Non Steroidal Anti Inflammatory (NSAID) Drugs, including diclofenac, ibuprofen, naproxen and the COX-II inhibitors confirmed that these drugs significantly increased risks of cardiovascular side effects, including death, and gastrointestinal problems including internal bleeding. (PRWeb June 20, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. Feel Better Fast: Superfoods For Pain Relief - Weather.com

    When cold, rainy days or tough workouts trigger muscle and joint pain, most people reach for an NSAID - or an over-the-counter non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug, such as aspirin and ibuprofen - to reduce pain and inflammation.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: The Huffington Post

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  1. "A lot of times I had to take a lot of ibuprofen and kind of rest it," Harvin said. "Like I said, I wasn't getting a lot of practice time last year. We thought it was tendonitis, and of course to fix that needs rest, so we kept resting it...
    on Sep 15, 2008 By: Percy Harvin Source: The News-Press

  2. "Common sense. Just back off on the alcohol and painkillers and ibuprofen stuff like that and you'll be fine," said Calcavecchia, 47.
    on Jan 3, 2008 By: Mark Calcavecchia Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "At the pro level, you're dealing more and more with injuries," Walsh said. "Teams don't really help you that much. They're all about ice bags and take some ibuprofen. There is not a lot of rehab going on, it's all up to the players to keep...
    on Jan 13, 2006 By: Chris Walsh Source: PR Newswire (press release)

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