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A 53-year-old female asked:

i have arthitis in the neck, knees, and elbows. which is better advil, (ibuprofen) motrin, or alieve. what woud be the recommended dosage?

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Dr. Gena Kluwe
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
Advil (ibuprofen) and Motrin R : The same. They r both ibuprofen. Aleve (naproxen) is Naproxen sodium. Nsaids are all about the same, but some seem to work better for one person than another. Try what u like; use the dose listed on the bottle. I see that I have GI problems, so b sure to continue on those meds. Take nsaids with food. Take care.

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