Ibuprofen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug utilized to minimize fever and treat pains such as headaches, cramps and muscle aches, according to WebMD. Ibuprofen is also used to treat pain associated with arthritis... More » Health Medications & Vitamins

The major difference between naproxen, the active ingredient in Aleve, and ibuprofen is that the former is not considered safe for use by patients with a history or risk of cardiovascular disease, while the latter is tho... More » Health Medications & Vitamins

Ibuprofen warnings include increased risk of heart attack or stroke and potential ulcers, bleeding or holes in the stomach or intestine. The risk of these conditions may be higher for people who regularly take nonsteroid... More » Health Medications & Vitamins
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Ibuprofen 800 mg is normally used for reducing fever and treating pain caused by conditions like toothache, menstrual cramps, headache, back pain, arthritis or minor injury, as noted by This drug is a non-ster... More » Health Medications & Vitamins

Advil has one primary active ingredient, ibuprofen, which is an analgesic that is designed to temporarily reduce minor aches and pains and eliminate fever, according to manufacturer Pfizer Consumer Healthcare. Ibuprofen ... More » Health Medications & Vitamins

Ibuprofen is an analgesic referred to as a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug, or NSAID, which can be useful for pain relief, aching muscles, back pain, headaches and pain associated with arthritis. Doctors can also rec... More » Health Medications & Vitamins

Ibuprofen is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug that alleviates pain and reduces fever, according to Everyday Health. Ibuprofen reduces the hormones that cause aches and swelling. More » Health Medications & Vitamins