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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).]
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ibuprofen

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

(ī′byo͞o-prō′fən)
A medicine used to reduce fever, pain, or inflammation.
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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
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Translations
ibuprofen

i·bu·pro·fen

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

n ibuprofeno
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Higher concentrations of ibuprofen could cause a host of issues including nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, stomach bleeding, and kidney damage.
According to randomisation, patients were divided in two groups to receive either 800 mg IV ibuprofen every 6 hours or placebo.
United States-based Tris Pharma has recalled three lots of Infants' Ibuprofen Concentrated Oral Suspension, USP 50mg per 1.25mL, to the retail level in the US, it was reported yesterday.
The (https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/tris-pharma-issues-voluntary-nationwide-recall-of-infants-ibuprofen-concentrated-oral-suspension-usp-nsaid-50-mg-per-1-25-ml-due-to-potential-higher-concentrations-of-ibuprofen-300760721.html) recalled product includes Infant's Ibuprofen Concentrated Oral Suspension, USP(NSAID 50 mg per 1.25 L, which was found to have potentially high concentrations of ibuprofen.
This was further supported by series of ex vivo studies that showed a significant dose dependent inhibition of testosterone levels on direct exposure of adult testes explants to doses of 10-9 to 10-4 M ibuprofen. In-depth study of gene expression revealed that a mechanism of transcriptional repression occurred in Sertoli cells and Leydig cells suppressing their endocrine capabilities and causing down regulation of testicular steroidogenesis.4 An increased trend in infertility cases has been reported in literature with 10-15% young couples affected in total out of which 50% of cases were attributed to male factor problems.5 Moreover, since ibuprofen is a commonly prescribed analgesic, there is a concern that women unaware of their pregnancy might overuse the drug in the first trimester.
However, IV dexketoprofen seems to be faster and more effective than metoclopramide and ibuprofen.
However, scientists stressed the advice for women - to limit the use of paracetamol and avoid ibuprofen - remains unchanged.
(3) The selection of these solvents depends on the miscibility of the solvents and solubility of the ibuprofen in individual solvents.
Dr Patrick McGeer said: "Our discovery is a game changer." Critics said it was too early to say if the test and ibuprofen are effective.
In two weeks, the concentration of testosterone hormone dropped as ibuprofen concentrations grew in the blood of those taking ibuprofen - resulting in the men having a condition known as hypogonadism.
Apart from pain, this drug is used to treat fever and inflammation.MALE HORMONES"Use of over-the-counter ibuprofen results in a disorder in the human testis caused by a boost of the male hormones," said the study published on Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America.