Generic Name : Ibuprofen Pronunciation : eye byoo' proe fen Therapeutic Classification : Analgesics ICD Code : Y45.3
India- Alfam Tab, Bren Tab, Brenfed Forte Film-Coated Tab, Brenfed Tab, Brufen Film-Coated Tab, Brufen Softra Softgel, Cipgesic Tab, Codistar Plus Tab, Decofed-Ds Tab, Dolomed Gel, Efen Tab, Elbru Soft-Gelatin Caps, Elbru-Tz Soft-Gelatin Caps, Ibrumac Susp, Ibrumac Tab, Ibu Tab, Ibubid Sr-Cap, Ibubid Tr-Cap, Ibucon Film-Coated Tab, Ibudol Film-Coated Tab, Ibuf Tab, Ibugesic Film-Coated Tab, Ibugesic Sr-Cap, Ibugesic Susp, Ibugesic-M Tab, Ibugin Tab, Ibupal Tab, Ibu-Proxyvon Cap, Ibuspan Sr Tab, Ibusynth F-Tab, Ibusynth Tab, Inflapen Cr-Cap, Lobain Cap, Mybu Tab, Myofen Tab, Norswel Tab, Nuren Tab, Parvon Forte Cap, Sugafen F-Tab, Sugafen Tab, Tabalon Tab, Tricofen Tab.
International- Addaprin, Advil, Dolgesic, Genpril, Haltran, IB Pro, Ibifon 600, Ibren Ibuprohm, Menadol, Midol Cramps & Bodyaches, Motrin, Nuprin, Q-Profen, Rufen, Saleto-200, Samson, Tab-Profen, Ultraprin, Uni-Pro, Wal-Profen. Why it is prescribed (Indications) :
This medication is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), prescribed for mild to moderate pain, inflammation and fever. This medication decreases the hormones that cause pain and inflammation in the body. When it is not to be taken (Contraindications):
Contraindicated in patients who have experienced asthma, hives, or allergic-type reactions after taking aspirin or other NSAIDs.
Dosage & When it is to be taken :
PO- The recommended dose range is 200 to 600mg 4-6 hourly. Max: 1.2 g/day. How it should be taken :
It comes as a capsule and tablet to take by mouth, with or without food. Warnings and Precautions :
* Caution should be exercised in patients with high blood pressure, blood disorders, bleeding problem, heart disease, blood vessel disease, asthma, nose polyps, kidney or liver disease, diabetes, dehydration, alcohol abuse, any allergy, who are taking other medications, elderly, children, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
* It may cause dizziness or drowsiness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.
* It may cause stomach bleeding or ulcer; if it so consult with your doctor.
* Avoid alcohol consumption. Side Effects :
Gastrointestinal - Nausea, epigastric pain, heartburn, diarrhea, abdominal distress, vomiting, indigestion, constipation, abdominal cramps or pain and fullness of GI tract (bloating and flatulence).
Central Nervous System - Dizziness, headache and nervousness.
Skin - Rash and itching.
ENT - Ringing in the ear.
Blood - Bleeding.
Metabolic - Decreased appetite.
Heart - Edema and fluid retention.
Allergic Reactions - Angioedema.
* Avoid excess dosage. Storage Conditions :
Store it at controlled room temperature (20ï¿½ to 25ï¿½C), and in an airtight container.
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