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Ibuprofen
Systematic (IUPAC) name
(RS)-2-(4-(2-methylpropyl)phenyl)propanoic acid
Identifiers
CAS number 15687-27-1
ATC code M01AE01
PubChem 3672
DrugBank APRD00372
ChemSpider 3544
Chemical data
Formula C13H18O2 
Mol. mass 206.28
SMILES eMolecules & PubChem
Physical data
Melt. point 76 °C (169 °F)
Pharmacokinetic data
Bioavailability 49–73%
Protein binding 99%
Metabolism Hepatic (CYP2C9)
Half life 1.8–2 hours
Excretion Renal
Therapeutic considerations
Licence data

US FDA:link

Pregnancy cat.

C(AU) D(US)

Legal status

Unscheduled(AU) GSL(UK) OTC(US)

Routes Oral, rectal, topical, and intravenous

Ibuprofen is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It is used to stop pain, help reduce fevers, arthritis pain, and acts as an inflammatory part.




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