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Which is better ibuprofen or aspirin?
Last Updated: 18th June, 2020
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Also to know is, what is better for sore muscles aspirin or ibuprofen?
Ibuprofen (Advil/Motrin) And Naproxen(Aleve) Both options are stronger than aspirin,with naproxen being the strongest pain reliever currentlyavailable without a prescription. But with a stronger dosecomes an increased risk of side effects.
is aspirin a good pain reliever? Aspirin, ibuprofen and paracetamol are alleffective painkillers. It may be better than aspirinfor headaches, toothache, sprains, stomach ache, and nervepain like sciatica. Ibuprofen works in a similar way toaspirin. It can be used for back pain, strains andsprains, as well as pain from arthritis.
Subsequently, question is, can you take ibuprofen instead of aspirin?
Aspirin and ibuprofen are both painrelievers from the same family of medicines known as non-steroidalanti-inflammatory drugs, or NSAIDs. Because they are from the samefamily of drugs, aspirin and ibuprofen have the samepotential side effects. Taking them together may increase the riskof these side effects.
What is the best anti inflammatory drug?
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)are drugs that help reduce inflammation, which oftenhelps to relieve pain. In other words, they'reanti-inflammatory drugs.
Some of the more common OTC NSAIDs are:
- ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin, Midol)
- naproxen (Aleve, Naprosyn)