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How does ibuprofen work

A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
28 years experience Pain Management
Anti-inflammatory: Gets rid of inflammation, reduces temperature, pain killer.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sudeshan Govender
Specializes in Family Medicine
What symptoms?: Please clarify your answer .
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
21 years experience Dentistry
Tooth ache: See a dentist! you may be able to alternate with tylenol (acetaminophen) and ask your dentist if you can take up to 800mg of advil or Ibuprofen depend ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Short answer: Is: go see a doctor. If you don't have any nausea, vomiting, or visual difficulty, chances are low, but not zero, that you have a brain injury, assum ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hasan Khondker
12 years experience Internal Medicine
Migraines ?: Might be migraines which require a different type it medication ..consult your physician
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jan Weisberg
53 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
NO: This should not hurt you. One problem may be aggravating acid reflux.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
59 years experience Pain Management
In what way?: It can relieve pain of certain types and if it relieves pain a can allow a person to relax and go to sleep. It can also allow person to function more ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
No scientific answer: Ibuprofen is the generic ingredient sold as Motrin, Advil, (ibuprofen) etc. There is no scientific reason why a generic should work better than a bran ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
You should: probably call off. Fever is often a sign of a contagious infection and I am certain your boss and workmates would prefer not to be exposed. If the fev ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Cure versus symptoms: That is not a lot of medicine overall, but it is just for symptom relief and does nothing to treat or cure the underlying problem. I would bet that yo ... Read More
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