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Brufen acts directly at the source of pain5,8,14,15

Brufen belongs to the non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). Thus, painkillers or antiphlogistics (inflammatory inhibitors) are described which treat the symptoms of inflammatory processes, such as pain and swelling, but are not derived from cortisone.

The effect of Brufen is due to an inhibition of prostaglandins16,17. They can cause pain, fever and inflammation. If no prostaglandins are produced, pain, fever and inflammation disappear. While drugs such as paracetamol reduce the transmission of pain to the brain, NSAIDs such as ibuprofen act directly and are targeted towards the affected tissue16,17. The actual causes of pain such as inflammatory processes are combated on the spot18.

In other words: Brufen with its active ingredient ibuprofen works right at the source of pain. It also fights the inflammation in the inflamed tissue. Ibuprofen is a so-called "acidic" painkiller (based on its pH value), because of its acidic nature, it penetrates well into the inflamed tissue12.

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