ADVIL

Ibuprofen

HISTORY OF IBEPROFEN

Ibuprofen is a organic compound that was discovered in the United Kingdom by a pharmaceutical company named Boots Company in 1960. It was discovered by the scientists Stewart Adams, John Nicholson, Andrew RM Dunlop, Jeffrey Bruce Wilson, and Colin Burrows. Ibuprofen was patented in 1961 and was intended to treat arthritis in the United Kingdom during the coming years. The Boot Company started to sell the medicine in 1964 and eventually the medicine was approved by the FDA in America in 1974. Ibuprofen is a anti-inflammatory non-steriod drug that is not found in nature and must be synthesized to obtain. The molecular model consists of 75% Carbon, 8% Hydrogen, and 15% Oxygen. The melting point of Ibuprofen is 157 degrees Celsius and its boiling point is 75-78 degrees Celsius. Ibuprofen is made up of covalent bonds that are insoluble in water and is a crystalline powder at room temperature. The first production operation in America started in 1987 and was manufactured by Pfizer. Recent clinical studies reveal that patients who take Ibuprofen daily are at a 38% less risk of getting Parkinson's disease. One of the main reasons that I chose to do research on Ibuprofen is because of the continual stress that I put my body through on a daily basis in my football and baseball seasons. Advil is the first medicine that I need to help me with all my aches and pains so that I can get back onto the field quicker. The Bible verse that I thought could be integrated with my project was Jeremiah 30:17. It says " But I restore you to health and heal your wounds declares the Lord." Although the Lord is the Great Physician He gives people wisdom to diagnose and develop medications that can lead to health for all of us.