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Ibuprofen - Advil - Motrin

Ibuprofen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug used to treat arthritis pain and inflammation. Ibuprofen is available in prescription and nonprescription formulations.
  1. A - Z: Arthritis Drugs
  2. A - Z: Drug Costs
  3. A - Z: NSAIDs
  4. Inflammation
  5. Joint Pain
  6. Over-the-Counter Drugs
  7. Pain Relief

Ibuprofen - What You Need to Know
Ibuprofen is classified as a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) and is commonly used to treat arthritis.

Facts About NSAIDs
NSAIDs combat arthritis by interfering with the inflammatory process.

FDA Announces Changes For All NSAIDs
Following scrutiny of the class of arthritis drugs known as NSAIDS and COX-2 inhibitors, the FDA has taken action.

Pain Relievers - Use Caution With Over-the-Counter Pain Relievers
All over-the-counter pain relievers should be taken with care to avoid serious problems that can occur with misuse. Certain factors can increase the risk of liver toxicity from products containing acetaminophen and the risk of GI bleeding from the use of products containing NSAIDs.

What Is Advil?
Advil is the nonprescription formulation of ibuprofen.

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