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Arthritis is a form of arthropathy that involves inflammation of one or more joints.There are over 100 different forms of arthritis. ...
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Ben Gay vs Ibuprofen for Arthritis

Ben Gay
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Ibuprofen
Other name: Icy Hot Icy Hot
Other name: Advil Advil
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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...
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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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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...
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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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swollen. I knew then and there that I either had phlebitis...
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" ...I took lots of ibuprofen which helped and I also wrapped my leg and that helped too. Until once night I took off the wrap from my leg and found it to be red and swollen. I knew then and there that I... "

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that Ibuprofen does nothing for me. The only thing that...
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" Alcohol!Also, I find that Ibuprofen does nothing for me. The only thing that ...not, that ultimate strength Bengay is really nice. My neck and shoulders are always bothering... "

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I am living on ibuprofen and it's not helping all that much....
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" ...like the exact same pain I'm having. Bending over causes 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... "

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king ibuprofen every 3 hours..it's helped somewhat but my...
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" ...ice it along with taking ibuprofen every 3 hours..it's helped somewhat but my wrist still feels stiff..i have a little more ...can't grasp anything with it..i put some bengay on it and it feels alot... "

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doesn't work I use Transvasin. And Ibuprofen or Tylenol...
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" ...always cause an increase in pain and rustiness of the joints and also an elevated body temperature. Hot baths, massages with BenGay or when this doesn't work I use Transvasin.... "

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autionary thing. I feel great today after the ibprofen...
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" ...Took a couple pills of ibuprofen today and now my back ...just a little inflammation? Still gonna put some bengay on it tonight though ...What are those? I'mma use bengay tonight on my back. Final... "

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ve you tried prescription Ibuprofen at night? 600 or...
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" ...going through. Have you tried prescription Ibuprofen at night? 600 or 800 ...pain. Also, what about Klonopin? It is a muscle relaxer. I find that it works well, and it does ...deep penetrating menthol... "

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ibuprofen. It is made up of essential oils. It works kind...
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" ...helps with pain when used with ibuprofen. It is made up of essential oils.  It works kind of like putting Ben-gay on sore muscles. It has a warming, cooling feeling. You can google it and buy it... "

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uprophen 800 mgs .. doesn't work. BenGay ... doesn't wo...
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" ...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... "

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told me to take 1,200 mg ibuprofen daily (rip my stomach ou...
| forums.rxmuscle.com
" 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 ...great. Smells FAR better than bengay and works awesome. I am a... "

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