What is a white pill with I8 on it?

Not Medical Advice: A white pill with an oblong shape or capsule-shaped and imprinted with I8 or 8I (depending on how you are holding it, it reads one way or the other) is a generic version of Ibuprofen 800mg.

Ibuprofen belongs to the drug class nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents. It works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body.

Ibuprofen is used to reduce fever and treat pain or inflammation caused by many conditions such as headache, toothache, back pain, arthritis, menstrual cramps, sciatica, frozen shoulder and more.

This particular generic version is primarily manufactured by Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Inc. Ibuprofen is widely marketed in its generic form, and also marketed under these brand names: Advil, Nuprin, Motrin, Midol, IBU, and Genpril.

Common side effects of ibuprofen use may include gas or bloating; upset stomach, constipation, mild heartburn, or diarrhea; nervousness, headache, or dizziness; rash or skin itching; ringing in the ears; or blurred version. If you experience any of these common side effects on a persistent basis, you may wish to consult your physician.

Whether it's because medications are ineffective or too expensive — or because they don't want to be dependent on drugs — a growing number of people are turning to complementary and alternative medicine for pain management.

Check out these alternative medicine therapies that have been shown to help relieve pain symptoms shared by Everydayhealth.com.

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Thursday, September 07 2017
Source: http://www.drugs.com/imprints/8i-14304.html