What do you know about Ibuprofen?


Ibuprofen is:
1 a reversible inhibitor of cyclo-oxygenase
2 an organic acid
3 a suppressor of leukotriene formation

ONE or MORE of the responses above is (are) correct. Decide which of the responses is (are) correct. Then choose:
A if 1, 2 and 3 are correct
B if 1 and 2 only are correct
C if 2 and 3 only are correct
D if 1 only is correct
E if 3 only is correct


  1. The answer is B, and the winners are:Clement and Collins.
    Ibuprofen is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug which brings about a
    reduction in the formation of prostaglandins that occur in an inflammatory
    reaction. Ibuprofen achieves this action by reversibly inhibiting cyclo-oxygen￾ase enzymes. It is a propionic acid derivative.


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