#AtoZChallenge – April 10: I is for Ibuprofen

“Ibuprofen works as a painkiller by affecting chemicals in the body called prostaglandins. Prostaglandins are substances released in response to illness or injury. They cause pain and inflammation (swelling). Prostaglandins that are released in your brain can cause a high temperature (fever or pyrexia).” (From http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/Painkillers-ibuprofen/Pages/Introduction.aspx) He knew he had been hit: instant darkness, the … Continue reading #AtoZChallenge – April 10: I is for Ibuprofen