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Fever (also known as pyrexia or controlled hyperthermia) is a common medical sign characterized by an elevation of tempera...
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Tylenol 62,405 Motrin 23,564 Ibuprofen 16,626
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Ibuprofen vs Naproxen for Fever

Ibuprofen
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Naproxen
Other name: Advil (Advil)
Other name: Aleve (Aleve)
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Inflammation
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Migraines*
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Fever
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Method of use:
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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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Naproxen sodium (International Nonproprietary Name) is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) commonly used for the reduction of pain, fever, inflammation and stiffness caused by conditions such as:* osteoarthritis* kidney stones* rheumatoid arth...
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Top Concerns
Ibu
Numbness
5
Depression
4
Addiction
4
Withdrawal
3
Stomach Problems
3
Rash
2
Blood Clots
2
Dehydrated
2
Sleepy
2
Tingling
1
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Depression
7
Numbness
5
Stomach Problems
5
Addiction
5
Drowsy
3
Withdrawal
3
Rash
3
Tingling
2
High Blood Pressure
2
Diabetes
2
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About Ibuprofen
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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About Naproxen
Naproxen sodium (International Nonproprietary Name) is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) commonly used for the reduction of pain, fever, inflammation and stiffness caused by conditions such as:* osteoarthritis* kidney stones* rheumatoid arth...
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or me cocodamol and ibuprofen work well, naproxen dont w...
" ...i have tried cocodamol,coedine phosphate, diclofenac,ibuprofen and naproxen. for me cocodamol and ibuprofen work well, naproxen dont work for me at... "

amily. I am allergic to ibuprofen and asprin and have t...
" ...ibuprofen family. I am allergic to ibuprofen and asprin and have ...by my doctor), and am getting hives. I have a bruised or sprained tailbone and the Naproxen helped but gave me hives.Please Help, truck... "

uy at work was stating that it can cause stomach problems....
" ...now, but still sore. I was given naproxen but it didnt help much. I have been taking 800 mg of ibuprofen and it helps. Well, this guy at work was stating that it can cause stomach problems. Does... "

at work was stating that it can cause stomach problems. D...
" ...now, but still sore. I was given naproxen but it didnt help much. I have been taking 800 mg of ibuprofen and it helps. Well, this guy at work was stating that it can cause stomach problems. Does... "

ain, whereas Ibuprofen works better for things like h...
" ...Ibuprofen and Naproxen. For me personally, Naproxen seems to work better for muscle-related pain, whereas Ibuprofen works... "

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" ...had any effect on my sciatic pain. It's like taking nothing. Ibuprofen is the only thing that has ever given... "

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doesn't do anything but make me bleed. :-( hydrocodone...
" Ibuprofen doesn't do anything but make me bleed. :-( hydrocodone is what ...it barely works, just makes me... "

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laws... but ibuprofen does nothing for me, and I don't...
" ...US pharma laws... but ibuprofen does nothing for me, and I don't tolerate ...all that well, so... "

my experiences, the ibuprofen works better on a toothache....
" In my experiences, the ibuprofen works better on a toothache. I have never had any luck with naproxen myself.... "

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to be hard on my stomach but I do OK with ibuprofen. NH
" ...after taking the NSAIDs? I also found naproxen to be hard on my stomach but I do OK with ibuprofen.... "

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