Meaning of ibuprofen

i•bu•pro•fen

Pronunciation: (ī"by-prō'fun, ī-by'prō-fen"), [key]
— n. Pharm.
  1. a white powder, CHO, used esp. in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis as an anti-inflammatory, analgesic, and antipyretic.
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