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i·bu·pro·fen

 (ī′byo͞o-prō′fən)
n.
A nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug, C13H18O2, commonly used for its analgesic and antipyretic properties.

[Alteration of i(so)bu(tyl)phen(yl) pro(pionic acid).]

ibuprofen

(aɪbjuːˈprəʊfən)
n
(Pharmacology) a drug, isobutylphenylpropionic acid, that relieves pain and reduces inflammation: used to treat arthritis and muscular strains. Formula: C13H18O2

i•bu•pro•fen

(ˌaɪ byuˈproʊ fən)

n.
a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug, C13H18O2, used esp. for reducing local pain and swelling, as of the joints.
[1965–70; isobutylphenyl propionic acid]

i·bu·pro·fen

(ī′byo͞o-prō′fən)
A medicine used to reduce fever, pain, or inflammation.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ibuprofen - a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory and analgesic medicine (trade names Advil and Motrin and Nuprin) used to relieve the pain of arthritis and as an antipyreticibuprofen - a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory and analgesic medicine (trade names Advil and Motrin and Nuprin) used to relieve the pain of arthritis and as an antipyretic; "daily use of ibuprofen can irritate the stomach"
nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug, NSAID - an anti-inflammatory drug that does not contain steroids; "NSAIDs inhibit the activity of both Cox-1 and Cox-2 enzymes"
propanoic acid, propionic acid - a liquid fatty acid found in milk and sweat and in fuel distillates
Translations
ibuprofen

i·bu·pro·fen

n. ibuprofén, agente antiinflamatorio, antipirético y analgésico usado en el tratamiento de artritis reumatoidea.

ibuprofen

n ibuprofeno
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