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Excedrin vs Ibuprofen for Swelling

Excedrin
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Ibuprofen
Other name: Excedrin Tension Headache (Excedrin Tension Headache)
Other name: Advil (Advil)
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Excedrin is an Over-the-counter substance headache pain reliever, typically in the form of Tablet. It contains acetaminophen (paracetamol), aspirin, and caffeine. Until late 2005 it was manufactured by Bristol-Myers Squibb, but in July 2005 it was purcha...
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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...
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Excedrin is an Over-the-counter substance headache pain reliever, typically in the form of Tablet. It contains acetaminophen (paracetamol), aspirin, and caffeine. Until late 2005 it was manufactured by Bristol-Myers Squibb, but in July 2005 it was purcha...
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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...
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or headaches, butExcedrin works better still. Of course, al...
" ...Both Alleve and Ibuprofen work better than Tylenol for headaches, but Excedrin works better still. Of course, all... "

www.ic-network.com
y headaches. Excedrin gives me problems, but I'm not sure i...
" Is Aspirin okay? I know people have problems with ibuprofin, and I seem to be ...need something stronger for my headaches. Excedrin gives me problems, but I'm not sure if it... "

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effect. Excedrin works for me for headaches (acetaminophen...
" ...as another person on whom Tylenol has no effect. Excedrin works for me for headaches (acetaminophen is one the ...must help a lot), and ibuprofen works for me for muscle cramps (but not other... "

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excedrin for migraines. It works great. Tylenol is w...
" ...side effect. Why isn't ibuprofen good for a headache? That is what I ...take. Sometimes I also take excedrin for migraines. It works great. Tylenol is worthless for me, but the ibuprofen... "

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so take excedrin for migraines. It works great. Tylenol is...
" ...a side effect. Why isn't ibuprofen good for a headache? That is what I ...take. Sometimes I also take excedrin for migraines. It works great. Tylenol is worthless for me, but the ibuprofen... "

forums.welltrainedmind.com
e now told me to stop taking it because of liver damage. a...
" ...could treat it - he had a pinched spinal nerve). does ibuprophen actually help migraines? the only OTC ...ever helped me was excedrin, and my dr's have now told me to stop taking it because of liver... "

forums.thebump.com
he evening. I took excedrin and then later ibuprofen and I...
" ...I had a terrible headache all afternoon into the evening. I took excedrin and then later ibuprofen and I finally feel better. Am I safe... "

boards.parenthood.org
take it occasionally, but the excedrin works best for me....
" Usually I take excedrin migrain. Tylonol has never ...and I have to take like 4 ibuprofen for it to work. ...it occasionally,... "

boards.straightdope.com
That's the Excedrin secret. It also works the other way...
" Quote: Caffeine happens to work synergistically with Asprin (and possibly Ibuprofen) to make it more potent. That's the Excedrin secret. It also works the... "

forum.purseblog.com
a migraine coming on. Excedrin Migrain alone works well...
" ...for me was Midrin taken with Ibuprofen right when you feel a migraine coming on. Excedrin Migrain alone works well... "

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