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ibuprofen

ibuprofen

Generic for Motrin®
Generic for Motrin®

Prepare for Pain

GeneralMedication

Introduction

Ibuprofen (generic for Motrin, generic for Advil) is a pain reliever and the most commonly used non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). Ibuprofen is used to treat pain.

When to avoid

Avoid if you have kidney disease or a bleeding problem.

When is it dangerous

Ibuprofen can cause severe stomach bleeding, especially in people with known stomach ulcers, bleeding problems, or alcohol use. Do not combine ibuprofen with blood thinners. Ibuprofen can cause kidney problems (renal failure). Ibuprofen may cause a severe allergic reaction.

When is it used

Pain ibuprofen 400-600 mg orally every 6 hours as needed

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