Cathay Drug
Concise Prescribing Info
Ibuprofen arginine
Management of mild to moderate pain & inflammation in conditions eg, dysmenorrhea, headache including migraine, post-op pain, dental pain, musculoskeletal & joint disorders eg, ankylosing spondylitis, OA & RA including juvenile chronic arthritis, peri-articular disorders eg, bursitis & tenosynovitis & soft tissue disorders eg, sprains & strains. Also used to reduce fever.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult 2-4 tab daily. Max daily dose: 1,800 mg. To be taken not more than 10 days.
Should be taken with food.
Known or history of hypersensitivity to ASA or any other NSAIDs. Patient w/ previous or active peptic ulceration; cardiac, liver & renal disease; asthma, urticaria, angioneurotic edema or other allergic reactions; GI bleeding; intestinal inflammatory disease; severe hepatic & renal failure; SLE & collagen disease; hemorrhagic diathesis or other coagulation alterations.
Special Precautions
Patients w/ preexisting GI disturbances, previous gastric or duodenal ulcer, ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease & alcoholism; coagulation disorders. Previous episodes of bronchospasm. History of heart failure, HTN, preexisting edema, hepatic & renal impairment. Pregnancy, fertility problems or currently undergoing fertility investigations. Elderly.
Adverse Reactions
GIT irritation & bleeding; anorexia, nausea, vomiting, dyspepsia, gastric pyrosis, abdominal disturbance, diarrhea. Headache, confusion, tinnitus & somnolence. Toxic amblyopia, blurred vision, color blindness. Skin & hypersensitivity reactions, hematologic, hepatic & renal function alterations.
Drug Interactions
Oral anticoagulants, lithium, methotrexate, cardiac glycosides, ACE inhibitors, ciclosporin, tacrolimus, diuretics, K-sparing diuretics, β-blockers, quinolones, phenytoin, sulfonylurea antidiabetics, moclobemide, corticosteroids, antiplatelets, alcohol, bisphosphonates, oxpentifylline, zidovudine, ritonavir, mifepristone & misoprostol.
MIMS Class
Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs)
ATC Classification
M01AE01 - ibuprofen ; Belongs to the class of propionic acid derivatives of non-steroidal antiinflammatory and antirheumatic products.
Faspic FC tab 400 mg
30's (P692.16/pack)
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