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What's the deal with quality difference between prescribed ibuprofen and store bought?

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Dr. Carin Van Gelder
Emergency Medicine

In brief: Nothing

No difference. Sometimes patients ask for a prescription for over the counter medications like ibuprofen, because it would then be covered by their insurance.
Note this is only in certain cases.

In brief: Nothing

No difference. Sometimes patients ask for a prescription for over the counter medications like ibuprofen, because it would then be covered by their insurance.
Note this is only in certain cases.
Dr. Carin Van Gelder
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