Pill identific[ion please...white oval pill with 123 on one side

Not Medical Advice: Ibuprofen 800 mg has been identified as the white, capsule-shape pill with imprint 123.

Ibuprofen belongs to a group called nosteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). This drug works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body. It is used to reduce fever and treat pain or inflammation caused by many conditions such as headache, toothache, back pain, muscle pain arthritis, osteoarthritis, menstrual cramps and more.

In health buzz, a study carried out by the University of Southampton showed that compared with paracetamol, ibuprofen or a combination of both ibuprofen and paracetamol provide no advantage for patients overall with respiratory tract infections or conditions such as colds and sore throats. Find out more at Science Daily.

Updated on Wednesday, November 20 2013 at 07:58AM EST
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