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General Information on Dexibuprofen

Generic Name : Dexibuprofen

Latest prescription information about Dexibuprofen. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
ICD Code : Y45.3 | Therapeutic Classification : Analgesics

Trade Names/Brand Names of Dexibuprofen

India : 

International : 

Seractil, Anyfen, Atriscal, Deltaran, Dexbru, Dexelle, Dexibu, Dexifen, DexOptifen, Dexpro, Dexprofen, Dolomagon, Eu-Med, Purifen, Seractiv, Serifen, Speedfen, Tradil, Xflam

Why is Dexibuprofen Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug, prescribed for moderate to severe pain such as dysmenorrhea, toothache, osteoarthritis. By blocking COX's action, it reduces the symptoms of pain and inflammation.

When should Dexibuprofen not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated inpatients with hypersensitivity to aspirin or NSAIDs, gastrointestinal ulcer or bleeding, bleeding disorders, active Crohn's disease, kidney or liver impairment, heart disease, and during pregnancy (third trimester).

What is the dosage of Dexibuprofen?

Adult: PO - The recommended dose is 600-900 mg/day in 2-3 divided doses, up to 1,200 mg/day in acute exacerbations.

How should Dexibuprofen be taken?

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with food.

What are the warnings and precautions for Dexibuprofen?

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of bronchial asthma, kidney or liver impairment, bleeding disorders, heart disease, elderly, and breastfeeding.

It may cause dizziness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

What are the side effects of Dexibuprofen?

   Gastrointestinal : Gastrointestinal bleeding, heartburn, stomach pain, indigestion, peptic ulcer; nausea, vomiting and diarrhea.
   Liver : Jaundice and liver inflammation.
   Central Nervous System : Visual disturbances, ringing in the ear, depression, fatigue, headache, dizziness and fainting.

What are the other precautions for Dexibuprofen?

Avoid excess dosage.

What are the storage conditions for Dexibuprofen?

Store it at room temperature (25C).

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