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Noun: ibuprofen  ,I-byoo'prow-fun
  1. 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";
    - isobutylphenyl propionic acid, Advil, Motrin, Nuprin

Derived forms: ibuprofens

Type of: nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug, NSAID

Encyclopedia: Ibuprofen