ibuprofen

ibuprofen
noun
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
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daily use of ibuprofen can irritate the stomach

Usage Domain: ↑trade name (for: ↑Nuprin), ↑trade name (for: ↑Motrin), ↑trade name (for: ↑Advil)
Substance Meronyms: ↑propionic acid, ↑propanoic acid

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