Definitions of ibuprofen
  1. noun
    a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory and analgesic medicine (trade names Advil and Motrin and Nuprin) used to relieve the pain of arthritis and as an antipyretic
    “daily use of ibuprofen can irritate the stomach”
    synonyms: Advil, Motrin, Nuprin, isobutylphenyl propionic acid
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    type of:
    NSAID, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug
    an anti-inflammatory drug that does not contain steroids