Nurofen Express

Nurofen Express



RB (Health)


Zuellig Pharma
Concise Prescribing Info
Ibuprofen lysine
Pain relief eg, headache, migraine, dental, period, rheumatic & muscular pain & backache. Relieves fever associated w/ cold & flu.
Dosage/Direction for Use
342 mg Adult, elderly & childn >12 yr 1 or 2 caplets up to tds w/ 4 hr intervals. Max: 6 caplets/24 hr. 684 mg Adult, elderly & childn >12 yr 1 caplet up to tds w/ 4 hr intervals. Max: 3 caplets/24 hr.
Should be taken with food.
Hypersensitivity to ibuprofen, aspirin or other NSAIDs. Active or history of peptic ulceration.
Special Precautions
Previous history of bronchial asthma or allergic disease. SLE & mixed connective tissue disease. Renal impairment, hepatic dysfunction. HTN, heart failure. Long-term high doses treatment. History of GI disease eg, ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease. Exfoliative dermatitis, Stevens-Johnson syndrome. Discontinue use at 1st appearance of skin rash, mucosal lesions or any hypersensitivity. Concomitant oral corticosteroids, anticoagulants, SSRIs, anti-platelet drugs. Avoid concomitant NSAIDs including COX-2 selective inhibitors. Avoid during 1st 6 mth & not to be used in last trimester of pregnancy. Lactation. Elderly.
Adverse Reactions
Stomach discomfort or pain, indigestion, nausea, GI intolerance & bleeding, stomach ulcer, activation of peptic ulcer, black tarry stools, rashes or worsening of asthma, liver & kidney problems, headache & dizziness.
Drug Interactions
Inhibited effect of low dose aspirin on platelet aggregation. Increased risk of adverse effect w/ other NSAIDs including COX-2 selective inhibitors. Increased risk of GI ulceration or bleeding w/ corticosteroids, anti-platelet agents, SSRIs. Diminished effect of antihypertensives. Increased nephrotoxicity by diuretics, ciclosporin. tacrolimus. Enhanced anticoagulant effect. Increased plasma glycoside, lithium, methotrexate levels. Reduced effect of mifepristone. Increased hematological toxicity w/ zidovudine. Increased risk of convulsions associated w/ quinolones.
ATC Classification
M01AE01 - ibuprofen ; Belongs to the class of propionic acid derivatives of non-steroidal antiinflammatory and antirheumatic products.
Nurofen Express FC caplet 684 mg
Nurofen Express FC caplet 342 mg
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