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HOW DOES IT WORK?

Upon ingestion of a Brufen Rapid® capsule, the gelatin shell rapidly dissolves, making the constituents readily available for quick absorption in the gastrointestinal (GI) tract.55

The active pain-fighting ingredient in Brufen Rapid® is ibuprofen, which helps reduce inflammation and fever while targeting pain relief. This is why most doctors prefer ibuprofen over paracetamol.2,3

When your body is fighting an injury or infection, it naturally releases chemicals called prostaglandins. Prostaglandins lead to fever and swelling, adding to your discomfort. Ibuprofen combats this by blocking the effect of prostaglandins. For these reasons ibuprofen is known as a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID).

While drugs such as paracetamol provide pain relief, they have no anti-inflammatory effect. NSAIDs such as ibuprofen act directly at the source of pain and target inflammation in the affected tissue.3.4,5

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