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Brufen in rheumatoid arthritis

Abstract

Ibuprofen (Brufen - Boots) is a propionic acid derivative of the group of anti-inflammatory compounds of the phenylalkanoic acid series.1 Ibufenac (Dytransin - Boots) which we reviewed in 19662 is an acetic acid member of the same series. Boots withdrew ibufenac in 1968 because it was suspected of causing jaundice.3

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