Ibuprofen

Last Update May 30, 2016
Ibuprofen is a pain relief medication (NSAID).
Uses: Ibuprofen is approved for Pain and is mostly mentioned together with this indication. Read More
Ibuprofen is an anti-inflammatory and fever-reducing medication. It can be used to treat pain and inflammation associated with many conditions such as menstrual cramps, headaches, ...
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Ibuprofen for treating Swelling

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Ibuprofen is approved for Swelling.

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Ibuprofen
487,371 discussions
Taken for: Pain, Headaches, Swelling, Cramping, Fever, Pain Relief, Migraines, Back Pain, Teething, Flu
Other names: Advil, Motrin, Nurofen, Ibu, Midol
Method of use: Injection, Oral Gel, Pill
Prescribing mode: OTC
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701,179 discussions
Taken for: Pain, Headaches, Fever, Teething, Migraines
Other names: Acetaminophen, Excedrin, Tylenol With Codeine, Infant's Tylenol, Tylenol Cold
Method of use: Oral Drops, Pill, Rectal Ointment
Prescribing mode: OTC
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Aspirin
478,191 discussions
Taken for: Pain, Headaches, Clotting Disorder, Miscarriage*, Blood Clots
Other names: Baby Aspirin, Aspirin Lo Dose, Coated Aspirin, Enteric Coated Aspirin, Bayer Aspirin
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: OTC
*Off Label
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Advil
235,638 discussions
Taken for: Pain, Headaches, Cramping, Swelling, Fever
Other names: Ibuprofen, Motrin, Midol, Nuprin, Advil Cold & Sinus
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: OTC
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Motrin
190,562 discussions
Taken for: Pain, Fever, Teething, Headaches, Swelling
Other names: Ibuprofen, Advil, Midol, Children's Motrin, Nuprin
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: OTC
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58,216 discussions
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Other names: Aleve, Naprosyn, Naproxen Sodium, Anaprox, Midol
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: OTC
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77,432 discussions
Taken for: Pain, Headaches, Swelling, Cramping, Migraines*
Other names: Naproxen, Naproxen Sodium, Naprosyn, Midol, Anaprox
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: OTC
*Off Label
4.0
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Benadryl
372,264 discussions
Taken for: Allergy, Itching, Hives, Insomnia, Rash
Other names: Unisom, Anti Histamine, Allergy Medicine, Diphenhydramine HCl, Simply Sleep
Method of use: Injection, Ointment, Pill
Prescribing mode: OTC
3.7
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Prednisone
571,209 discussions
Taken for: RA, Allergy, Swelling, Crohn's Disease, Ulcerative Colitis
Other names: Deltasone, Meticorten, Liquid Pred, Prednisone Intensol, Sterapred
Prescribing mode: Rx
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60,407 discussions
Taken for: Pain, Teething, Fever, Headaches, Cough
Other names: Ibuprofen, Advil, Brufen, Motrin, Cuprofen
Prescribing mode: Rx
4.1
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