[ahy-byoo-proh-fuh n, ahy-byoo-proh-fen] /ˌaɪ byuˈproʊ fən, aɪˈbyu proʊˌfɛn/

noun, Pharmacology.
a white powder, C 13 H 18 O 2 , used especially in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis as an anti-inflammatory, analgesic, and antipyretic.
a drug, isobutylphenylpropionic acid, that relieves pain and reduces inflammation: used to treat arthritis and muscular strains. Formula: C13H18O2

ibuprofen i·bu·pro·fen (ī’byōō-prō’fən)
A nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medication used especially in the treatment of arthritis and commonly taken for its analgesic and antipyretic properties.
An anti-inflammatory drug used to reduce fever or pain.

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