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Ibuprofen (Definition)

Ibuprofen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (nsaid). It works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body. Ibuprofen is used to reduce fever and treat pain or inflammation caused by many conditions such as headache, toothache, back pain, arthritis, menstrual ...Read more


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What is the method of action of aspirin and ibuprofen?

What is the method of action of aspirin and ibuprofen?

See below: Aspirin is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (nsaids), but differs from most other nsaids in the mechanism of action. Though it, and others in its group called the salicylates, have similar effects (antipyretic, anti-inflammatory, analgesic) to the other nsaids and inhibit the same enzyme cyclooxygenase, Aspirin (but not the other salicylates) does so in an irreversible manner. ...Read more

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Help can aspirin or ibuprofen enhance the effect of meprozine?

Help can aspirin or ibuprofen enhance the effect of meprozine?

Additive effect: When NSAID and Opioid are taken simultaneously, they may interact with one another to produce an additive or synergistic effect. ...Read more

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Can a person get used to the same anesthesia? Like aspirin or ibuprofen?

If used continuously: Daily maximum doses may result in rebound pain when drug level in blood drops below therapeutic level. But when used occasionally, NSAIDs like aspirin/Motrin should continue to provide effective pain relief. Remember to take these meds w/ food & full glass of water to protect esophagus/stomach from irritation. ...Read more

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I'm allergic to aspirin and ibuprofen are there any alternatives?

I'm allergic to aspirin and ibuprofen are there any alternatives?

Why do you need it?: These medicines are used for different reasons. Tylenol (acetaminophen) can sometimes help with fever, but it is not as good of an anti-inflamatory medication. Asprin has been shown to help reduce heart attacks in patients at risk, and if necessary see an allergist so s/he can evaluate if you need asprin, and if "asprin desensitization" is medically necessary. ...Read more

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What pain medication can I take if I'm allergic to aspirin and ibuprofen?

What pain medication can I take if I'm allergic to aspirin and ibuprofen?

Opioids: Allergy to nsaids like Aspirin and inbuprofen does limit some options. It does not limit the use of opioids (narcotics) like oxycodone, hydrocodone, codeine, and morphine. ...Read more

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Does norflex (orphenadrine) contain any aspirin or ibuprofen?

No: Norflex (orphenadrine) (orphenedrine) is an antihistamine and is used as a muscle relaxant. It is really more of a sedative than a muscle relaxant. It does not contain Aspirin or ibuprofen. ...Read more

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I need a anti inflammatory that doesn't contain aspirin or ibuprofen. Also sold over the counter?

I need a anti inflammatory that doesn't contain aspirin or ibuprofen. Also sold over the counter?

See details: The only one is Aleve (naproxen) but this is a close relative of ibuprofen. If you cannot take one, you should not take the other. ...Read more

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Swelling below my knee slightly to the left side. Started as minor pain a few days ago. Got worse. Elevation, low doses aspirin or Ibuprofen helps.?

Swelling below my knee slightly to the left side. Started as minor pain a few days ago. Got worse. Elevation, low doses aspirin or Ibuprofen helps.?

Requires exam: To rule out an effusion (fluid in the joint space). Please consult your pCP or get seen at UC clinic. Ibuprofen will only help for tissue inflammation or irritation. ...Read more

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Does grapefruit juice interact with aspirin or ibuprofen?

Does grapefruit juice interact with aspirin or ibuprofen?

Grapefruit juice: And other citrus fruits may interact with many medications but no significant interactions with Aspirin or ibuprofen. Citrus may interfere with the hepatic and intestinal enzyme cytochrome p450 isoform cyp3a4. A pharmacist can check drug interactions for you. ...Read more

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Should you take aspirin or ibuprofen if you have stomach bleeding problems?

Should you take aspirin or ibuprofen if you have stomach bleeding problems?

No: They both can can cause stomach bleeding as one of their most common side effects. ...Read more

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Have ulcerative colitis. Taking Lialda for four years. Can I take Celebrex (celecoxib) for arthritis pain? I know I can't use aspirin or ibuprofen.

Have ulcerative colitis. Taking Lialda for four years. Can I take Celebrex (celecoxib) for arthritis pain? I know I can't use aspirin or ibuprofen.

Yes for short time: If your IBD is in remission then, you can use Celebrex (celecoxib) for up to 14 days without risk to your IBD. Otherwise, no there is a contraindication against the drug. ...Read more

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