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Sudafed Congestion & Sinus Pain Relief

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Generic Name: Ibuprofen; Pseudoephedrine hydrochloride
Product Name: Sudafed Congestion & Sinus Pain Relief

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

Common side effects

Nausea
Heartburn
Stomach ulcers
Diarrhoea
Headache
Dizziness
Salt and fluid retention
High blood pressure
Constipation
Flatulence
Loss of appetite
Stomach cramps

Uncommon side effects

High potassium levels
Kidney function impairment
Confusion
Asthma
Rash
Ulceration of the oesophagus
Heart failure

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For further information talk to your doctor.

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Dates

Posted On: 22 July, 2003
Modified On: 1 January, 1970


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