Ibuprofen

Evaluating Analgesic Benefits of NSAID Combinations for Acute Postoperative Dental Pain

Evaluating Analgesic Benefits of NSAID Combinations for Acute Postoperative Dental Pain

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Acetaminophen in combination with ibuprofen or oxycodone, as well as diclofenac, and flurbiprofen may offer more effective analgesia for acute postoperative dental pain in adults.

Glucosamine vs Ibuprofen for Painful Temporomandibular Joint Osteoarthritis

Glucosamine vs Ibuprofen for Painful Temporomandibular Joint Osteoarthritis

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The effects of glucosamine supplements in the treatment of patients with painful temporomandibular joint osteoarthritis were not superior to the effects of ibuprofen taken 2 to 3 times per day.

Evaluating Excessive NSAID Use in Ibuprofen Users

Evaluating Excessive NSAID Use in Ibuprofen Users

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Fifteen percent of adults who took ibuprofen during a 1-week diary study exceeded the maximum recommended daily dose limit.

Nonopioid Analgesic Combination and Opioid Combinations Provide Similar Analgesic Effects for Acute Extremity Pain

Nonopioid Analgesic Combination and Opioid Combinations Provide Similar Analgesic Effects for Acute Extremity Pain

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Nonopioid analgesic combinations may be noninferior to opioid/acetaminophen combinations for reducing acute extremity pain.

Ibuprofen Comparable With Morphine for Postoperative Pain in Children

Ibuprofen Comparable With Morphine for Postoperative Pain in Children

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Among children who have undergone minor outpatient orthopedic surgery, ibuprofen provides equivalent postoperative pain relief compared with oral morphine.

Low-Dose Oromucosal Ibuprofen Effective for Relieving Sore Throat

Low-Dose Oromucosal Ibuprofen Effective for Relieving Sore Throat

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The repeated dosing of 25 mg low-dose oromucosal ibuprofen provides greater and more rapid pain relief for non-streptococcal sore throat pain than placebo.

Acetaminophen, Ibuprofen Often Under-Dosed in Children in the ED

Acetaminophen, Ibuprofen Often Under-Dosed in Children in the ED

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Acetaminophen and ibuprofen are frequently under-dosed in children in the emergency department.

Comparing Cardiovascular Risk of Arthritis Medications

Comparing Cardiovascular Risk of Arthritis Medications

Celecoxib is comparable to naproxen and ibuprofen in cardiovascular safety for patients with arthritis at high risk for cardiovascular disease.

Novel Treatment Options for Managing Pain in the Emergency Department

Novel Treatment Options for Managing Pain in the Emergency Department

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Physicians who want to prescribe alternatives for pain management should familiarize themselves with current research.

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