Alaxan FR

Alaxan FR

ibuprofen + paracetamol

Manufacturer:

UNILAB, Inc

Distributor:

UNILAB, Inc
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Paracetamol 325 mg, ibuprofen 200 mg
Indications/Uses
Faster relief of mild to moderately severe pain of musculoskeletal origin eg, muscle pain, arthritis, rheumatism, sprain, strain, bursitis, tendonitis, backache, stiff neck, tension headache, dysmenorrhea, toothache, pain after tooth extraction & minor surgical operations. Reduction of fever.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Administration
Should be taken with food: Take immediately after meals.
Contraindications
Patients in whom bronchospasm, angioedema or nasal polyps are precipitated by ibuprofen, aspirin & other NSAIDs. Advanced kidney & liver diseases.
Special Precautions
Do not use for >10 days for pain or for >3 days for fever. Do not use if patient is experiencing symptoms of stomach bleeding or new symptoms appear. Peptic ulcer, liver & kidney impairment, heart failure & high BP. Limit alcohol intake. Pregnancy & lactation.
Adverse Reactions
GI, renal, hepatic, CNS, otic & ocular, dermatologic effects. Fluid retention, increased BP, hypotension, CVA & palpitations.
Drug Interactions
Anticoagulant or thrombolytic agents. Aspirin, salicylate, phenylbutazone, indomethacin & other NSAIDs. ACE inhibitors, furosemide & thiazides. Alcohol.
MIMS Class
Analgesics (Non-Opioid) & Antipyretics / Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs)
ATC Classification
M01AE51 - ibuprofen, combinations ; Belongs to the class of propionic acid derivatives of non-steroidal antiinflammatory and antirheumatic products.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Alaxan FR cap
Packing/Price
100's (P800/pack);10's (P80/pack)
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