Ibuprofen Drug Information - Usage, Side Effects and Dosage
Learn about the common usage, side effects and recommended Dosage of Ibuprofen
Brand Name: Advil
Generic Name: Ibuprofen
Ibuprofen is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug that treats inflammation and pains caused by minor injury, headaches, arthritis, common cold, menstrual cramps and muscle aches. It acts on the hormones that cause pain and inflammation in the body.
Ingredients in Ibuprofen:
Active Ingredients: Ibuprofen
- Use Ibuprofen exactly as prescribed by the doctor
- The dosage may vary according to the conditions of each patient
- Take Ibuprofen with milk or food to reduce stomach upset
Ibuprofen Side effects:
Ibuprofen may cause serious side effects such as allergic reaction, hives, swelling in lips, face, throat and tongue, difficulty in breathing, rapid weight gain, fever, sore throat, headache, nausea and stomach upset
Ibuprofen Contraindications & Drug interactions:
Ibuprofen may increase the blood levels of Lithium (Eskalith). Do not use Ibuprofen together with propylparaben (gentamycin), blood thinners or anticoagulants (Warfarin). It is not recommended during pregnancy.
Ibuprofen Safety & Precautions:
- Ibuprofen is not recommended during late pregnancy
- Do not use Ibuprofen if you are allergic to any of the ingredients of Ibuprofen
- Do not use Ibuprofen if you have asthma, kidney disease or liver disease.
- Do not administer Ibuprofen to children who have kidney disease or who have suffered significant fluid loss
Ibuprofen should be stored at 15-30°C (59-86°F) room temperatures.