Ibuprofen
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Ibuprofen?

(eye byoo PROE fen)

• This medicine is used to relieve pain, inflammation, and fever.

• This medicine is used to relieve painful menstrual cycles.

• This medicine is used to treat arthritis.

• This medicine is used to treat gout attacks.

• This medicine is used to treat migraine headaches.

• This medicine is used to stop early labor.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• If you are 65 or older, use this medicine with caution. You could have more side effects.

• If you have asthma, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have high blood pressure, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have kidney disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have had an ulcer or bleeding from your stomach or intestines, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have a weakened heart, talk with healthcare provider.

• Tell dentists, surgeons, and other healthcare providers that you use this medicine.

• You may bleed more easily. Be careful. Avoid injury. Use soft toothbrush, electric razor.

• Do not take colestipol or cholestyramine within 2 hours of this medicine.

• Check medicines with healthcare...

 
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