What Are You Struggling With?

Ibuprofen (Advil / Motrin)

What is the Generic Name for Advil / Motrin?


What is the Trade Name for Ibuprofen?

Advil / Motrin

What are the Indications of Ibuprofen (Advil / Motrin)?

  • Mild to moderate pain
  • Inflammatory states

What are the Actions of Ibuprofen (Advil / Motrin)?

Decreases pain and inflammation by inhibiting prostaglandins

What is the Therapeutic Class of Ibuprofen (Advil / Motrin)?

Antipyretics, antirheumatics, nonopioid analgesics, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents

What is the Pharmacologic Class of Ibuprofen (Advil / Motrin)?

Nonopioid analgesics

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Date Published - Jun 25, 2015
Date Modified - Jun 10, 2016

Jon Haws RN

Written by Jon Haws RN

Jon Haws RN began his nursing career at a Level I Trauma ICU in DFW working as a code team nurse, charge nurse, and preceptor. Frustrated with the nursing education process, Jon started NRSNG in 2014 with a desire to provide tools and confidence to nursing students around the globe. When he's not busting out content for NRSNG, Jon enjoys spending time with his two kids and wife.