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An analgesic is defined as any medicine which reduces pain... so yes! :)

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Q: Is Ibuprofen an analgesic
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Ibuprofen acts as an analgesic and as an anti-inflammatory?

Yes, ibuprofen is an analgesic, an NSAID (non-steroidal anti-inflamatory drug) and an antipyretic.

What kind of drug is a analgestic?

An analgesic is a type of pain drug. Aspirin, Ibuprofen, and Acetaminophen are all analgesic drugs.

How do you spell ibprouphen?

The correct spelling of the analgesic drug is ibuprofen(Advil).

Does Ibuprofen contain Benzodiazepines?

No ibuprofen does not contain Benzodiazepines. It is a pain analgesic and also used as an inflammatory therapy to reduce pain.

Is Vicodin Ibuprofen?

No, Vicodin contains an opioid analgesic Hydrocodone and a non opioid acetaminophen, whereas Ibuprofen is an OTC NSAID.

How do you spell ibuprophen?

The correct spelling of the generic analgesic drug name is "ibuprofen".

Is aspirin better than Ibuprofen for osteoarthritis?

No, ibuprofen is better for osteoarthritis, because ibuprofen is an antiinflammatory and antiinflammatories reduce inflammation of arthritis. Aspirin is an analgesic, which helps to releive pain.

What is ibuprofen for?

Ibuprofen is a generic analgesic. It is prescribed for the relief of pain and to reduce temperature and swelling. See the link I will place below for more detailed information.

Can you take oxycotin and Ibuprofen together?

yes, there are no drug interactions between the two... naproxen (similar to ibuprofen) is even added to some oxycodone mixtures... ibuprofen will at most increase the analgesic effects of oxycotin...

What is analgesics?

An analgesic is a pain neutrilizing drug. NSAIDs such as ibuprofen or opiates such as morphine are different types of analgesics.

What is the difference between Advil and Tylenol?

Advil, ibuprofen is the drug, is an anti inflammatory drug ( it stops inflammation) and an analgesic (stops pain) Tylenol, acetaminophen is the drug, is only made of an analgesic.

How many ib profen equal a pain pill?

I don't fully understand this, as Ibuprofen is an analgesic ("pain killer")

Is Ibuprofen and aspirin the same?

No, Ibuprofen is a is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug. Aspirin is analgesic to relieve minor aches and pains, as an antipyretic to reduce fever, and as an anti-inflammatory medication.

Is diclofenac strong than Ibuprofen?

Yes. While they are both Non-Steroidal Anti Inflamatory drugs (NSAID), diclofenac apperas to offer more significant analgesic properties than Ibuprofen.

What is l050 blue pill?

this could be an Ibuprofen PM pill (38 mg - 200 mg), with the imprint LO50. Ibuprofen is used for relief of symptoms of arthritis, primary dysmenorrhea, fever, and as an analgesic.

What is the difference between anesthetics and analgesics?

An anesthetic is used to put you to sleep, say for surgery. An analgesic is a mild pain reliever, such as aspirin or ibuprofen.

Is Ibuprofen the same as Tylenol?

They are both pain-killers, but Tylenol and Ibuprofen does not belong to the same drug group. Tylenol is analgesic, but Ibuprofen is non steroidal anti inflammatory drug (which means that, beside pain killing, it is blocking inflammation, too).

Does taking Brufen help the swine flu?

Yes, the active ingredient in Brufen is Ibuprofen and it is one of the recommended analgesic/fever reducer medicines when you have the flu.

What type of pain management is used in pleurisy patients?

The pain of pleurisy is usually treated with analgesic and anti-inflammatory drugs, such as acetaminophen, ibuprofen, and indomethacin.

Why is aspirin more efficient than ibuprofen in the treatment of arthritis?

Aspirin is not just an analgesic, it is also an anti-inflammatory drug. So is ibuprofen. As a pharmacist, I'm more likely to recommend ibuprofen for arthritis because it's not as likely to have the blood-thinning properties of aspirin, and not as likely to have allergic reactions.

Which is a better painkiller drug - Ibuprofen or Nimesulide?

The analgesic effect of nimesulide has a faster onset (<15 minutes) and is stronger than that of ibuprofen. Both drugs are well tolerated. nimesulide is high on GIT safety dr Abhianv Tyagi-9871655331

Is paracetamol an anti inflammatory?

No, Paracetamol is a brand name for acetaminophen, which is an analgesic (pain killer) but not an anti-inflammatory like ibuprofen (Non steroidal anti-inflammatory).

Is Ibuprofen the same as aspirin?

No, Ibuprofen is a is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug . Aspirin is analgesic to relieve minor aches and pains, as an antipyretic to reduce fever, and as an anti-inflammatory medication. Ibuprofen's common side effect is an upset stomach. Aspirin also thins the blood so bleeding risk increases.

What is the difference between NSAID and Ibuprofen?

Ibuprofen is an NSAID. NSAID stands for Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drug. Ibuprofen is in this classification, as an anti-inflammatory. It is also an OTC non-narcotic analgesic. Naproxen, I believe, is still prescription only, but it is in the same category. Also, an analgesic. The reason NSAIDs can be used as pain relievers is, generally, musculoskeletal pain is generally cause by some sort of muscle or membrane inflammation. The prescription analgesics you can acquire start to delve into anti-depressants, opioids, opiates, and other derivatives. Hope this helped!

What are analgesics typically used for?

An analgesic is a pain killer. These are typically found in pill form such as ibuprofen, but they can sometimes be found in gels and in creams that athletes use to ease muscle pain.