Remembering Stewart Adams OBE
The inventor of ibuprofen died on January 30, aged 95.
Stephanie Sutton | | Quick Read
Back in the early 1960s, Stewart Adams – a pharmacist in the UK – had a bad hangover, but was due to speak at a European conference. The answer? Take the experimental drug that he had been developing with colleagues: 2-(4-isobutylphenyl) propionic acid – better known as ibuprofen. It worked a treat.
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