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Is ibuprofen similar to nurofen?

hi i live in Singapore and normally take Nurofen when i need, not very often though. 3-5 times per year.

i am now in California and have got a light fever, i bought up and up Ibuprofen 200mg from target, is that similar to nurofen?

i am 45 years old.
Thu, 6 Mar 2014
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Hi,
Nurofen contains Ibuprofen so both are same.
There are various strengths are available like 200 mg, 400 and 800 mg.
you can take ibuprofen as and when required.
Ok and take care.
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Is ibuprofen similar to nurofen?

Hi, Nurofen contains Ibuprofen so both are same. There are various strengths are available like 200 mg, 400 and 800 mg. you can take ibuprofen as and when required. Ok and take care.