Description and Brand Names

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US Brand Name

  1. Addaprin
  2. Advil
  3. A-G Profen
  4. Bufen
  5. Genpril
  6. Haltran
  7. Ibu
  8. Ibu-2
  9. Ibu-200
  10. Ibu-4
  11. Ibu-6
  12. Ibu-8
  13. Ibuprohm
  14. Ibu-Tab
  15. I-Prin
  16. Midol
  17. Motrin
  18. Nuprin
  19. Proprinal
  20. Q-Profen

Canadian Brand Name

  1. Actiprofen
  2. Advil Childrens
  3. Advil Mini Gels
  4. Advil Pediatric
  5. Atoma Childrens Ibuprofen Suspension Berry
  6. Atoma Childrens Ibuprofen Suspension Grape Flavour
  7. Biomedic Childrens Ibuprofen Suspension Berry Flavour
  8. Childrens Motrin
  9. Childrens Motrin Berry Flavor
  10. Childrens Motrin Bubble Gum Flavor
  11. Childrens Motrin Grape Flavor
  12. Equate Childrens Ibuprofen - Berry


Ibuprofen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) used to treat mild to moderate pain, and helps to relieve symptoms of arthritis (osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, or juvenile arthritis), such as inflammation, swelling, stiffness, and joint pain. This medicine does not cure arthritis and will help you only as long as you continue to take it .

In addition, ibuprofen can be used to treat fever, menstrual cramps, and other conditions as determined by your doctor .

This medicine is available both over-the-counter (OTC) and with your doctor's prescription .

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Tablet, Chewable
  • Tablet
  • Suspension
  • Capsule, Liquid Filled

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