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Alivio

ibuprofen
Ibuprofen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). Ibuprofen works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body. Ibuprofen is used to reduce fever and treat pain or inflammation caused by many conditions such as headache, toothache, back pain, arthritis, menstrual cramps, or minor injury. This medicine is used in adults and children who are at least 6 months old. Ibuprofen may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
CHEMICAL NAME
ibuprofen
DRUG TYPE
nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents

Frequently Asked Questions

Ibuprofen can increase your risk of fatal heart attack or stroke, especially if you use it long term or take high doses, or if you have heart disease. Do not use this medicine just before or after heart bypass surgery (coronary artery bypass graft, or CABG).

Ibuprofen may also cause stomach or intestinal bleeding, which can be fatal. These conditions can occur without warning while you are using ibuprofen, especially in older adults.

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Brand Name Examples Supplied As Strength
Alivio tablet 400 mg600 mg800 mg
IBU tablet 400 mg600 mg800 mg

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