- Are Ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin) and Aspirin the Same Thing?
- What Are Possible Side Effects of Aspirin?
- What Are Possible Side Effects of Ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin)?
- What is Aspirin?
- What is Ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin)?
- What Drugs Interact with Aspirin?
- What Drugs Interact with Ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin)?
- How Should Aspirin Be Taken?
- How Should Ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin) Be Taken?
Are Aspirin and Ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin) the Same Thing?
Brand names for aspirin include Bayer Aspirin, Ecotrin, and Bufferin.
Brand names for ibuprofen include Motrin and Advil.
What Are Possible Side Effects of Aspirin?
Common side effects of Aspirin include:
- gastrointestinal ulcerations,
- abdominal pain,
- upset stomach,
- gastritis, and
What Are Possible Side Effects of Ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin)?
Common side effects of Ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin) include:
- stomach pain,
- skin itching or rash,
- blurred vision, or
- ringing in the ears.
What Is Aspirin?
Aspirin (aspirin) is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) prescribed for treating fever, pain, inflammation in the body, prevention of blood clots, and reduction of the risk of strokes and heart attacks.
What Is Ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin)?
Ibuprofen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) indicated for relief of the signs and symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis, for relief of mild to moderate pain, and for treatment of primary dysmenorrhea. A generic formulation is available.
What Drugs Interact With Aspirin?
Aspirin may interact with other blood thinners, aspirin, or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).
What Drugs Interact With Ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin)?
Ibuprofen may interact with other drugs. Tell your doctor all medications and supplements you use.
How Should Aspirin Be Taken?
Bayer Aspirin dose ranges from 50 mg to 6000 mg daily.
How Should Ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin) Be Taken?
The recommended dose of Motrin should be adjusted to suit individual patients needs but should not exceed 3200 mg in the total daily dose. Use of alcohol and smoking could increase side effects. Safe use of Motrin for use by children has not been established. It is not known whether ibuprofen is harmful to an unborn baby.
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