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Ben Gay vs. Ibuprofen for Arthritis

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Ben Gay

OTC
/ 15,479 posts
Other Names: Icy Hot   Tiger Balm   Salonpas   Flexall   Mineral Ice

Ibuprofen

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/ 369,352 posts
Other Names: Advil   Motrin   Nurofen   Ibu   Midol
Rating: 2.5 out of 5
Based on 15,479 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Bengay, spelled Ben-Gay prior to 1995, is an analgesic heat rub used to relieve muscle and joint pain. It was developed in France by Dr. Jules Bengu , and brought to America in 1898. The name Bengu was anglicized to Bengay. It was originally produ... Read more on Wikipedia
Ibuprofen (International Nonproprietary Name) ( or from the nomenclature iso-butyl-propanoic-phenolic acid) is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) used for relief of symptoms of arthritis, fever, as an analgesic (pain... Read more on Wikipedia
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What patients are saying about Ben Gay + Ibuprofen + Arthritis

24 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
that Ibuprofen does nothing for me. The only thing that...
...I find that Ibuprofen does nothing for me. The only thing ...that ultimate strength Bengay is really nice. My neck and shoulders are always bothering me - and that...
I am living on ibuprofen and it's not helping all that much....
...it to radiate. I had physical therapy and it got better but it never went away. I think I need to go back to the doctor. I put bengay on my lower back every night and that helps but I am...
ibuprofen, ketoprofen (Orudis KT) ibuprofen is the best...
...BENGAY is the best or take advil, ibuprofen, ketoprofen (Orudis...
taking ibuprofen every 3 hours..it's helped somewhat but...
...it along with taking ibuprofen every 3 hours..it's helped somewhat but my wrist still feels stiff..i have a little ...anything with it..i put some bengay on it and it feels alot better..we'll ha...
precautionary thing. I feel great today after the ibprofen...
...a little inflammation? Still gonna put some bengay on it tonight ...What are those? I'mma use bengay tonight on my back. Final precautionary thing. I feel great today after the ibprofen
Have you tried prescription Ibuprofen at night? 600...
...Have you tried prescription Ibuprofen at night? 600 ...Also, what about Klonopin? It is a muscle relaxer. I find that it works well, and it ...menthol cream (like Ben Gay) which makes my s...
Ibuprophen 800 mgs .. doesn't work. BenGay ... doesn't...
...trying to figure out how to manage and I don't want to use. Ibuprophen 800 mgs .. doesn't work. BenGay ... doesn't work. Ice packs don't work. Cold packs don't work. I'm in so much...
Dr told me to take 1,200 mg ibuprofen daily (rip my stomach...
Hey Guys. I have severe carpal tunnel in both left and right side. My Dr told me to take 1,200 mg ibuprofen daily (rip my stomach out ...Smells FAR better than bengay and works awesome. I am a...
Ibuprofen dose I gave above is the max daily recommended;...
That Ibuprofen dose I gave above is the max daily recommended; If you ...ice will still help. And don't underestimate ole stinky Ben Gay et al. Applied before exercise they help get the...
you tried to take Ibuprofen and acetaminophen at the same...
...you tried to take Ibuprofen and acetaminophen at ...some relief. Also i would suggest Ben-gay or icy-hot as ...time but i love the Ben-gay that you keep in the freezer, its amazing. Keep us ...
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