High doses of ibuprofen may help you delay your period for an event or special vacation. But they don’t always work for everyone. Here’s what you need to know.
If you check your medicine cabinet right now, there’s a good chance you’ll find over-the-counter pain relievers. Before you seek relief, know your risks — and what will work best for you.
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You take ibuprofen to relieve pain and reduce fevers or headaches. But could this common, over-the-counter drug also hold the key to a longer, healthier life? Authors of a new study suggest it’s possible. Researchers from Texas A&M gave regular doses of ibuprofen to baker’s yeast, worms and flies and found the non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug … Read More
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Here, we pit acetaminophen (Tylenol®) against ibuprofen (Advil®, Motrin®). Find out which is better for headache, backache, fever, sore throat, cramps, sinusitis, sore muscles and arthritis.