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User Reviews for Ibuprofen (Page 5)

Also known as: Advil, Motrin, Motrin IB, Advil Liqui-Gels, Advil Children's, Addaprin, Motrin Childrens, Nuprin, Children's Motrin, Proprinal, Advil Migraine, Midol IB, Childrens Ibuprofen Berry, Caldolor, Advil Infant's Concentrated Drops, Advil Film-Coated, Genpril, IBU-200, A-G Profen, Advil Junior Strength, Midol Maximum Strength Cramp Formula Actiprofen Motrin Migraine Pain PediaCare Infants' IB Ibuprofen Pain Reliever/Fever Reducer PediaCare Children's IB Ibuprofen Pain Reliever/Fever Reducer Motrin Junior Strength Motrin Infant Drops NeoProfen Help I Have An Aching Body Children's ElixSure IB Cap-Profen Motrin Pediatric …show all brand names

Ibuprofen has an average rating of 7.4 out of 10 from a total of 192 ratings on Drugs.com. 64% of those users who reviewed Ibuprofen reported a positive effect, while 18% reported a negative effect.

Condition Avg. Rating Reviews Compare
Pain  
7.8
46 reviews 1123 medications
Period Pain  
7.4
36 reviews 82 medications
Headache  
7.9
24 reviews 221 medications
Back Pain  
6.4
18 reviews 178 medications
Sciatica  
6.8
13 reviews 281 medications
Toothache  
6.7
11 reviews 5 medications
Muscle Pain  
6.3
8 reviews 351 medications
Gout, Acute  
7.9
7 reviews 85 medications
Rheumatoid Arthritis  
10.0
6 reviews 360 medications
Fever  
9.6
5 reviews 353 medications
Osteoarthritis  
6.7
4 reviews 351 medications
Neck Pain  
3.5
3 reviews 41 medications
Frozen Shoulder  
6.3
3 reviews 55 medications
Spondylolisthesis  
5.5
2 reviews 50 medications
Radiculopathy  
1 reviews 2 medications
Temporomandibular Joint Disorder  
8.0
1 reviews 31 medications
Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis  
1 reviews 42 medications
Patent Ductus Arteriosus  
5.0
1 reviews 32 medications
Chronic Myofascial Pain  
1.0
1 reviews 42 medications
Plantar Fasciitis  
1 reviews 28 medications
Summary of Ibuprofen reviews 7.4 192 reviews

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Reviews for Ibuprofen

Anonymous January 25, 2012

For Osteoarthritis: “I take the 800 mg tablet for pain and have for twenty years with very good results.”

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faros2gr November 8, 2009

Motrin (ibuprofen) for Osteoarthritis: “The Best.”

10 / 10
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alex · Taken for 1 to 6 months January 6, 2019

Advil (ibuprofen) for Fever: “TAKES AWAY everything super fast. It took away my pain, fever, and headache and suprisingly my stuffy nose. It always works”

10 / 10
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Frequently asked questions

Lee · Taken for 1 to 6 months February 25, 2020

Advil (ibuprofen) for Muscle Pain: “Barely touchs my muscle or back pain even if I take 2 pills.”

2 / 10
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Anonymous · Taken for 5 to 10 years June 16, 2013

For Pain: “I take 1 200mg ibuprofen before bedtime. It helps me sleep and I don't wake up with any stiffness in the morning or during the next day. It lasts for 24hrs.”

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Anonymous October 27, 2010

Advil (ibuprofen) for Muscle Pain: “When I have trouble sleeping I can take one Advil and sleep all night. I also use Advil when I have pains in my muscles or back from exercising too much.”

10 / 10
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Bren229 · Taken for 10 years or more September 13, 2017

IBU (ibuprofen) for Rheumatoid Arthritis: “I only take when needed but helps the pain alot.”

10 / 10
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independent · Taken for 1 to 6 months June 11, 2019

For Chronic Myofascial Pain: “Ibuprofen Is like taking candy, it does nothing for severe pain and I was on the 800mg prescription dose in addition it's not good for your stomach.”

1 / 10
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Mrorae November 16, 2015

Motrin (ibuprofen) for Rheumatoid Arthritis: “I had juvenile rheumatoid arthritis. I had an allergic reaction to naproxen so I started taking Motrin and It was very effective. I have been in remission for about 18 years now.”

10 / 10
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tmbartle April 10, 2009

Advil Liqui-Gels (ibuprofen) for Back Pain: “Works better for my back pain than Oxycontin”

8 / 10
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MaMaChris February 15, 2009

Advil (ibuprofen) for Muscle Pain: “About a year after having my daughter my lower back and hips started hurting so bad (mostly from carrying her around) that I couldn't sleep. Advil worked great! One pill and I slept all night.”

10 / 10
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FeFe77 August 17, 2014

Advil Liqui-Gels (ibuprofen) for Period Pain: “I suffer with endometriosis. Due to this the pain is brutal. I have tried most everything under the sun for relief. I highly recommend ADVIL LIQ-GELS, for fast relief with little stomach upset.”

9 / 10
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lanmanator February 13, 2009

Advil (ibuprofen) for Muscle Pain: “It's good for back problems.”

10 / 10
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bluemays34 · Taken for 2 to 5 years August 5, 2012

For Back Pain: “Relieves pain faster but not quite like a narcotic...safer! 8.5 to a 9 out of 10 for 800mgs does the job!!”

9 / 10
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Anonymous October 2, 2011

Advil (ibuprofen) for Headache: “Definitely relieves my headache.”

10 / 10
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Sandy May 2, 2020

For Pain: “Motrin 800mg saved me daily from excruciating pain associated with Shingles.”

10 / 10
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Anonymous September 8, 2009

Motrin (ibuprofen) for Rheumatoid Arthritis: “I take two 600 motrin a day and, they work very well. I would recommend others to try it.”

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deedle July 26, 2019

For Sciatica: “In an eight hour period, I'd take 1600mgs of ibuprofen and not feel an improvement”

1 / 10
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Anonymous November 11, 2019

For Period Pain: “Doesnt work at all for severe cramps :(((”

1 / 10
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oxyaaron January 10, 2011

Motrin (ibuprofen) for Back Pain: “Better than any other NSAID but when you have serious pain you will need something a little stronger.”

7 / 10
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L5-S1 hern/nerve damage · Taken for 1 to 6 months December 4, 2015

Advil (ibuprofen) for Back Pain: “Awful, to say the least. Don't even consider this if you have anything more than a headache, and even that won't be tolerable after taking a few of these.”

1 / 10
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Marcus99 · Taken for 6 months to 1 year April 23, 2015

Advil (ibuprofen) for Back Pain: “This works very well for me, and needless to say is readily available. The trick is knowing when to take one or when to take two.”

7 / 10
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Ed · Taken for less than 1 month August 22, 2018

For Toothache: “It sucks”

1 / 10
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xxlane January 27, 2011

Motrin (ibuprofen) for Back Pain: “Seems to help back pain. Good for headaches.”

7 / 10
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Danbetsy06 October 6, 2011

Advil (ibuprofen) for Muscle Pain: “A soon as I took it I started having blurry images, I couldn't breathe and everything turned for the worse. I feel like everything that surrounds me are circling or rolling.”

4 / 10
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