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Ibuprofen

OTC
/ 345,920 posts
Other Names: Advil   Motrin   Nurofen   Ibu   Midol

Tylenol

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Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 345,920 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 2 out of 5
Based on 533,149 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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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... Read more on Wikipedia
Tylenol is a North American brand of drugs advertised for relieving analgesic, reducing fever, and relieving the symptoms of allergy, common cold, cough, and flu. The active ingredient of its original, flagship product, paracetamol (called ''acetaminoph... Read more on Wikipedia
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By omer
October 28, 2013
omer wrote
its works for me
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By Bang Thai
September 30, 2013
Bang Thai wrote
Motrin/Ibuprofen vs. Meloxicam
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By Elaine
September 20, 2013
Elaine wrote
Claritin vs. Tylenol Sinus
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August 6, 2013
maurice smook wrote
info about the patches versus tylenol
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What patients are saying about Ibuprofen + Tylenol + Swelling

1,633 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
I haven't filled it. I'm thinking of switching to Ibuprophen...
...stomach. I have a prescription for Tylenol #3, but I haven't filled it. I'm thinking of switching to Ibuprophen, is it true that they would relieve the...
of the acetaminopen. I like IBProfen because it lasts 8...
...and stay away from tylenol for our whole family because of the acetaminopen. I like IBProfen because it lasts 8 hrs instead of 4 like tylenol. Is there down sides to ibprofen that I don't know...
day 3 I took 2 tylenol and 2 Advil every 4 hours! And...
...day 3 I took 2 tylenol and 2 Advil every 4 hours! And slowly lengthened the gap. In my 2nd week I discovered ibprofin causes water retention and I am so swollen I switched to tylenol only. In week...
she was going to switch to ibuprofen as the Tylenol wasn't...
...usually include phone number. Jo, she did say she was going to switch to ibuprofen as the Tylenol wasn't helping the fever. I feel ...warned her about liver damage from combining Tylenol and ...
than Tylenol. I'm also partial to ibuprofen myself because...
...pain because it's supposed to be more effective than Tylenol. I'm also partial to ibuprofen myself because when I ...Not sure if ibuprofen is the same ...out a bit, Tylenol was the wonder dru...
suggest switching from ibuprofen to Tylenol in case you...
...a positive test, or you hit CD 60. I would also suggest switching from ibuprofen to Tylenol in case you are...
types of pain so maybe I should switch to ibuprofen...
...Steve. I take tylenol regularly for different types of pain so maybe I should switch to ibuprofen because I...
usually isnt strong enough so I was going to go on ibuprofen...
...for the advice. Tylenol usually isnt strong enough so I was going to go on ibuprofen. I just hope...
was told I could take ibuprofen along with my Percocet, but...
...told I could take ibuprofen along with my Percocet, but not acetaminophen (Tylenol) . It really helped to take ibuprofen in between my Percocet...
NOT allowed! Switch to Tylenol!!!!!!!!! I'm...
...Julianne If you're preggo -- ibuprofen is NOT allowed! Switch to Tylenol!!!!!!!!! I'm not that lucky :lol:...
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