Madrid: Ibuprofen, one of the most commonly prescribed pain killers worldwide, also promotes bone healing, after a fracture or bone surgery, a study has said and claimed the drug has no negative effects.Researchers from the University of Granada have demonstrated that ibuprofen, a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), has no negative effects on the proliferation and synthesis of osteoblast osteocalcin, hence promotes bone healing. Osteoblast cells are bone cells that synthesise the bone matrix. Consequently, osteoblasts play a major role in bone development, growth, maintenance and repair, the Journal of Bone and Mineral Metabolism reports.
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