IBUFEN® | Ibuprofen B.P 200mg
IBUFEN is a strong analgesic (N02B), it provides quick symptomatic relief from pain. The mechanism of action of ibuprofen is the non-selective, reversible inhibition of the -1 and COX-2.
- Soft tissue non-articular rheumatism like myositis
- Traumatic injuries. Surgical trauma due to accidents, sports injuries, sprains, strains, fractures and dislocations laceration, contusions
- Surgical trauma due to operations, episiotomy, delivery manipulations
- Infective inflammation due to tonsillitis, abscess and pleurisy etc. to be used with appropriate chemotherapy
- Dental pain due to infected or eroded tooth and following denial extraction or drilling
- Dysmenorrhea especially in teenager and young women who are forced into cyclic absenteeism on its account
- Acute exacerbation of rheumatoid or other similar inflammation, where pain is the most distressing symptom
- Degenerative musculoskeletal disorders and miscellaneous aches and pains like headache, body ache, myalgia, sinusitis, headache, fever and flu-syndrome
IBUFEN should not be used in presence of peptic ulcer, moderate to severe liver, kidney or bone marrow impairment, asthma and pregnancy.
IBUFEN should not be used to an individual who is hypersensitivity to ibuprofen or to any of its excipients
Side effects and adverse reactions
IBUFEN is much tolerated when used as recommended. Rarely, it may cause G.I upsets such as abdominal pain, diarrhea, dyspepsia, nausea, stomach discomfort and vomiting or gastritis. Uncommonly causes peptic ulcer, perforation or gastrointestinal haemorrhage, flatulence and constipation.
Dosage regimen and directions for use
As directed by the physician or
Adult: 1 tablets 6 to 8 hourly, up to a maximum of 2 tablets 8 hourly in a day
Children: above 30kg: a half tablet 8 hourly
The tablets should be taken with or after food with a glass of water
Use in pregnancy and while breast-feeding
Please inform your doctor if you are pregnant or a nursing mother. Safety of IBUFEN during pregnancy and lactation has not been established
Interaction between ibuprofen and ciprofibrate may lead to renal failure and habdomyosis. IBUFEN may reduce the cardio protective effects of aspirin. Aspirin displaces ibuprofen from binding sites. NSAIDs blunt the effects of antihypertensive. Ibuprofen increases the risk of methotrexate toxicity and lithium toxicity as well as increased risk of GI ulceration and bleeding with anticoagulants. Baclofen toxicity may develop after starting IBUFEN
Precautions and warning:
IBUFEN should be used with caution in patients with a history of impaired function of eye, liver, kidney, heart or bone marrow