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Ibuprofen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), prescribed for mild to moderate pain, inflammation and fever. Ibuprofen decreases the hormones that cause pain and inflammation in the body.  

Drug information on Ibuprofen (Ibuprofen) from Acichem Laboratories

Ibuprofen

  Tablet  
Acichem Laboratories
Generic : Ibuprofen
 2.50
200mg
10
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Medical Condition(s) for which Ibuprofen may be prescribed


Side effects of Ibuprofen

   Gastrointestinal : Nausea, epigastric pain, heartburn, diarrhea, abdominal distress, vomiting, blood in stools, 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.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

PO- The recommended dose range is 200 to 600mg 4-6 hourly. Max: 1.2 g/day.

How to use Ibuprofen?

It comes as a capsule and tablet to take by mouth, with or without food.

When is Ibuprofen not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients who have experienced asthma, hives, or allergic-type reactions after taking aspirin or other NSAIDs.

Warnings and Precautions for Ibuprofen

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.

Other Precautions for Ibuprofen

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Ibuprofen

Store it at controlled room temperature (20� to 25�C), and in an airtight container.


Schedule : H  Prescription drugs - Drugs to be sold only under the prescription of a Registered Medical Practitioner.



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