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Ibuprofen belongs to a class of medications called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).
Ibuprofen works by inhibiting an enzyme needed to produce prostaglandins that are responsible for causing pain, fever and inflammation in the body.
Ibuprofen is prescribed to treat pain and inflammation associated with the following conditions, such as migraine, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, psoriatic arthritis, gout, painful menstrual periods, back pain, headache, toothache, muscle aches and pain. due to kidney stones.
Ibuprofen can be taken 4 to 6 times a day with food to prevent gastric discomfort.
A doctor should be consulted after taking ibuprofen –
1. If fever, pain and swelling persist in adults for more than 3 to 10 days
2. If the fever in children lasts more than 24 hours
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