Gofen

Gofen

ibuprofen

Manufacturer:

Mega Lifesciences

Distributor:

Maxxcare
Full Prescribing Info
Contents
Ibuprofen.
Description
Each softgel capsule contains solubilized ibuprofen equivalent to ibuprofen (present as free acid and potassium salt) 400 mg.
It also contains polyethylene glycol 400, propylene glycol, povidone K90, potassium hydroxide, purified water, gelatin, sorbitol, glycerin and FD&C Green no. 3.
Indications/Uses
Symptomatic relief of minor aches and pain associated with the common cold, headache, toothache, muscular aches, backache, minor pain of arthritis, pain of menstrual cramps (dysmenorrhea).
Temporarily reduces fever.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adults and Children >12 years: 1 cap every 4-6 hrs when symptoms occur.
Contraindications
Contraindicated in individual with known sensitivity to aspirin and other NSAIDs.
Ibuprofen may cause a severe allergic reaction which may include hives, facial swelling, asthma or shock.
Special Precautions
Should not be administered with other NSAIDs and aspirin due to potential adverse gastrointestinal tract effect.
Should not be taken with alcoholic drinks.
Use with caution in person with peptic ulcer disease.
Stop taking ibuprofen and a physician should be consulted if fever persists for >3 days and/or pain persists for >10 days.
Use in pregnancy & lactation: Not recommended in lactating women and during pregnancy (especially during the last trimester) or during labor and delivery.
Use In Pregnancy & Lactation
Not recommended in lactating women and during pregnancy (especially during the last trimester) or during labor and delivery.
Adverse Reactions
The most frequent adverse effect of ibuprofen involves the irritation of the gastrointestinal tract.
Storage
Store below 25°C in a dry place, away from direct sunlight.
Shelf-Life: 2 years.
ATC Classification
M01AE01 - ibuprofen ; Belongs to the class of propionic acid derivatives of non-steroidal antiinflammatory and antirheumatic products.
Presentation/Packing
Softgel cap 400 mg x 5 x 10's.
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