What is Ibuprofen 5% gel?

Category: Over the Counter Drugs


Generic name: Ibuprofen

Ibuprofen gel is a topical form of the nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAID) drug used to relieve pain and swelling. It is thought to have lower levels of side effects than other NSAIDS and is widely found throughout over-the-counter painkiller medications.

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Based on patients currently taking Ibuprofen 5% gel

Dosage Patients
50 GEL three times daily 1


Currently taking Ibuprofen 5% gel

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2 - 5 years 1
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Cost per month
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$25-49 1
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