[ ahy-byoo-proh-fuhn, ahy-byoo-proh-fen ]
/ ˌaɪ byuˈproʊ fən, aɪˈbyu proʊˌfɛn /
a white powder, C13H18O2, used especially in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis as an anti-inflammatory, analgesic, and antipyretic.
LEARN THE SPANISH WORDS FOR THESE COMMON ANIMALS!
Are you learning Spanish? Or do you just have an interest in foreign languages? Either way, this quiz on Spanish words for animals is for you.
Question 1 of 13
How do you say “cat” 🐈 in Spanish?
Origin of ibuprofen
First recorded in 1965–70; by contraction, rearrangement and respelling of isobutylphenyl propionic acid, the chemical name
Words nearby ibuprofen
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021
Example sentences from the Web for ibuprofen
He said he still gets some pain “in my backside” and a couple of ibuprofen take care of that.Rick Perry, Humbled by His ‘Oops,’ May Be Ready This Time|Eleanor Clift|June 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Popping an ibuprofen after a workout or for a headache seems safe enough, right?Research Shows Link Between NSAID Use and Gut Disease|Valerie Vande Panne|April 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for ibuprofen
/ (aɪˈbjuːprəʊfən) /
a drug, isobutylphenylpropionic acid, that relieves pain and reduces inflammation: used to treat arthritis and muscular strains. Formula: C 13 H 18 O 2
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Medical definitions for ibuprofen
[ ī′byōō-prō′fən ]
A nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medication used especially in the treatment of arthritis and commonly taken for its analgesic and antipyretic properties.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Scientific definitions for ibuprofen
[ ī′byōō-prō′fən ]
An anti-inflammatory drug used to reduce fever or pain.
The American Heritage® Science Dictionary Copyright © 2011. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.