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Generic Name: Ibuprofen
Product Name: Compufen


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.

Common side effects

Uncommon side effects

For further information talk to your doctor.

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Posted On: 27 August, 2004
Modified On: 14 May, 2016

Created by: myVMC