Monday, October 24, 2011


  • Ibuprofen from the nomenclature iso-butyl-propanoic-phenolic acid) is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) used for relief of symptoms of arthritis, fever, as an analgesic (pain reliever), especially where there is an inflammatory component, and dysmenorrhea.
  • Ibuprofen is used primarily for fever, pain, dysmenorrhea and inflammatory diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis.It is also used for pericarditis and patent ductus arteriosus.
  • Ibuprofen is produced from the reactants isobutylbenzene, acetic anhydride, hydrogen, and carbon monoxide.
  • Ibuprofen is known to have an antiplatelet effect, though it is relatively mild and short-lived when compared with aspirin or other better-known antiplatelet drugs.

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