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Generic Name: Ibuprofen
Product Name: Actiprofen


Ibuprofen is used for pain relief in the following conditions:

  • Headache
  • Minor aches and pains associated with the common cold
  • Dental pain
  • Period pain
  • Arthritis
  • Acute and chronic pain due to inflammation
  • Ibuprofen also reduces fever



Ibuprofen is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). NSAIDs relieve pain and inflammation by inhibiting the synthesis of prostaglandins, which have an important involvement in the production of inflammation, pain and fever in the body

Dose advice


  • The initial recommended dose of Ibuprofen is 400 mg
  • 200 to 400 mg may be given every four hours if required
  • The maximum recommended dose is 1200mg per day



Schedule 2

Common side effects



Uncommon side effects



For further information talk to your doctor.

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Posted On: 22 July, 2003
Modified On: 31 January, 2016


Created by: myVMC