Ibuprofen meaning

ībyo͝o-prōfən
A nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug, C13 H18 O2 , commonly used for its analgesic and antipyretic properties.
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A nonsteroidal, anti-inflammatory drug, C13H18O2, used for reducing fever and relieving pain, esp. arthritic pain.
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A nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug, C13 H18 O2 , commonly used for its analgesic and antipyretic properties.
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An anti-inflammatory drug used to reduce fever or pain.
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(pharmacology) An NSAID, isobutylphenyl propionic acid.
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Origin of ibuprofen

  • Alteration of i(so)bu(tyl)phen(yl) pro(pionic acid)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Formed from isobutylphenyl propionic acid.

    From Wiktionary