Advil and Motrin

Advil

Advil is a brand of ibuprofen, a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). Advil is manufactured by Pfizer and has been on the market since 1984.

Advil n : a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medicine (trade names Advil and Motrin and Nuprin) used to relieve the pain of arthritis and as an analgesic and antipyretic [syn: {ibuprofen}, {isobutylphenyl propionic acid}, {Motrin}, {Nuprin}]

Advil \Advil\ n. [Trade name.] 1. a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medicine used to relieve the pain of arthritis and as an analgesic and antipyretic; Advil and Motrin and Nuprin are trademarks of brands of {ibuprofen} tablets. Syn: ibuprofen, isobutylphenyl propionic acid, Motrin, Nuprin [WordNet 1.5]

ibuprofen \ibuprofen\ n. a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medicine used to relieve the pain of arthritis and as an analgesic and antipyretic; {Advil} and {Motrin} and {Nuprin} are trademarks of brands of ibuprofen tablets. Syn: isobutylphenyl propionic acid, Advil, Motrin, Nuprin. [WordNet 1.5]

Motrin

Ibuprofen (INN) ( or ; from the nomenclature iso-butyl-propanoic-phenolic acid) is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) used for relief of symptoms of arthritis, fever, as an analgesic (pain reliever), especially where there is an inflammatory component, and dysmenorrhea.

Motrin n : a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medicine (trade names Advil and Motrin and Nuprin) used to relieve the pain of arthritis and as an analgesic and antipyretic [syn: {ibuprofen}, {isobutylphenyl propionic acid}, {Advil}, {Nuprin}]

ibuprofen \ibuprofen\ n. a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medicine used to relieve the pain of arthritis and as an analgesic and antipyretic; {Advil} and {Motrin} and {Nuprin} are trademarks of brands of ibuprofen tablets. Syn: isobutylphenyl propionic acid, Advil, Motrin, Nuprin. [WordNet 1.5]

Data Sources:

  • advil: WordNet (r) 2.0
  • advil: The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.44
  • advil: The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.44
  • motrin: WordNet (r) 2.0
  • motrin: The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.44

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