New formulation of ibuprofen may be superior for pain relief than the current version

Move over aspirin, a new formulation of ibuprofen might prove to be a “wonder drug.” Scientists used mice and rats to show that ibuprofen arginate may allow people to take higher doses without the cardiovascular side effects that are associated with current formulations found in over the counter products. In addition to being better tolerated, ibuprofen arginate also is released into the bloodstream more rapidly than the current formulations, likely providing faster pain relief….

Move over aspirin, a new formulation of ibuprofen might prove to be a “wonder drug.” Scientists used mice and rats to show that ibuprofen arginate may allow people to take higher doses without the cardiovascular side effects that are associated with current formulations found in over the counter products. In addition to being better tolerated, ibuprofen arginate also is released into the bloodstream more rapidly than the current formulations, likely providing faster pain relief….