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What are nuprin (ibuprofen) effex?

What are nuprin (ibuprofen) effex?

See below: The side effects are similar to all nsaids. They include stomach/gi side effects such as stomach pain, GI bleeding etc. They can cause kidney function to be lower. Patients with heart problems need to be careful with this type of medication. Liver function abnormalities are rare. Skin rash are possible but again rare. Read all information regarding side effects of nuprin (ibuprofen). ...Read more

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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Can I get nuprin (ibuprofen) in us?

Can I get nuprin (ibuprofen) in us?

Discontinued: It was discontinued by the manufacturer. You might be able to find it in some stores or online. ...Read more

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Why can't I find nuprin (ibuprofen) anywhere?

Why can't I find nuprin (ibuprofen) anywhere?

Discontinued: Nuprin was discontinued by bristol myers squibb many years ago. The remaining supply was sold in a few stores. However nuprin is just a brand name of ibuprofen. Nuprin, advil, Motrin all have the exact same medicine - ibuprofen. So just use advil or any other generic brand (like cvs, walmart, walgreens) - just check that it says the active ingredient is ibuprofen. ...Read more

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Why can't I find nuprin (ibuprofen) anymore? Did it go off the market?

Why can't I find nuprin (ibuprofen) anymore?  Did it go off the market?

Discontinued: Nuprin was discontinued by bristol myers squibb many years ago. The remaining supply was sold in a few stores. However nuprin is just a brand name of ibuprofen. Nuprin, advil, Motrin all have the exact same medicine - ibuprofen. So just use advil or any other generic brand (like cvs, walmart, walgreens) - just check that it says the active ingredient is ibuprofen. ...Read more

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I would like to buy a bottle or 2 of nuprin (ibuprofen). Does anyone know where I can buy it online?

Nuprin (ibuprofen) and OTC meds: Hi nuprin, one of the brand names for Ibuprofen is often a prescription medication. If you need a good anti-inflammatory the equivalent of this product is known as advil or ibuprofen. You can get these online or at your local grocery or drug store. Remember that the maximum safe dose of Ibuprofen in 24 hours is 3200 mg. ...Read more

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I want to use "nuprin muscle joint cream" but cannot find it?

I want to use "nuprin muscle joint cream" but cannot find it?

Salicylate ceam: That is a topical salicylate cream. Other brands are aspercreme, ben gay, sportscreme. These three may be easier to find. Nuprin (ibuprofen) has camphor and menthol which give it a pleasant smell. Ask your pharmacist if you need additional help. ...Read more

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Advil, tylenol, (acetaminophen) motrin or nuprin? Where did they go?

Advil, tylenol, (acetaminophen) motrin or nuprin? Where did they go?

See below: Nuprin was continued. Nuprin, advil, and Motrin are all the same - they are brand names for ibuprofen. Tylenol is a brand name for a different but related chemical called acetaminophen. Advil, motrin, and tylenol should still be widely available. But you don't need to spend money on these brands. Just get the cheaper store generic - read the label - it will be exactly the same. ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: ibuprofen?

Please describe the medication: ibuprofen?

See below: 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 cramps, or minor injury. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take ibuprofen while taking flu medication?

Is it ok to take ibuprofen while taking flu medication?

Yes in moderation: Yes, keep fluids up, take ibiprofen with food, neither med should be taken long term. ...Read more

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