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Generic Name: Ibuprofen
Product Name: Bugesic

Indication

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

Action

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

Schedule

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Common side effects

Uncommon side effects

For further information talk to your doctor.

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Dates

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

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