The efficacy, safety and cost-effectiveness of ibuprofen are well established.Ibuprofen is listed as an 'Essential Medicine' by the World Health Organisation (WHO). The recent outbreak of COVID-19 has raised concerns about the potential harm from the use of ibuprofen.
This module provides updated information to help participants to gain a better understanding of:
• Gastrointestinal and cardiovascular effects and the safety of ibuprofen
• Efficacy of ibuprofen and the newer analgesic agents
• Safety of ibuprofen in patients with COVID-19
• Recommendations for ibuprofen in patients with COVID-19
Dr Soo Chun
Specialist (Internal & Respiratory Medicine)
Hospital Cancelor Tuanku Muhriz
Pusat Perubatan UKM
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