Advil

Advil

ibuprofen

Manufacturer:

Catalent Australia

Distributor:

GSK Consumer Healthcare
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Ibuprofen
Indications/Uses
Reduction of fever. Relief of mild to moderate pain & inflammation associated w/ dysmenorrhea, headache including migraine, post-op & dental pain, musculoskeletal & joint disorders eg, ankylosing spondylitis, OA & RA including juvenile idiopathic arthritis. Periarticular disorders eg, bursitis & tenosynovitis & soft tissue disorders eg, sprains & strains.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult 1-2 softgel caps every 4-6 hr. Max: 6 softgel caps.
Administration
Should be taken with food: Take immediately after meals.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity. Concurrent of previous history of GI bleeding or ulceration. Pregnancy (last trimester).
Special Precautions
Asthma, heart disease, liver cirrhosis, HTN, kidney disease or taking other NSAIDs. Discontinue if severe allergic reaction including skin reddening, rash & blisters occur. Increase risk of heart attack or stroke in long-term use. Pregnancy & lactation. Elderly. Childn <12 yr.
Adverse Reactions
Abdominal pain, diarrhea, nausea w/ or w/o vomiting, GI bleeding & ulceration. Agranulocytosis, anemia, aplastic anemia, hemolytic anemia, leukopenia, thrombocytopenia, cardiac failure, MI, angina pectoris, tinnitus, vertigo, visual disturbance, abdominal distension, Crohn's disease, colitis, constipation, dyspepsia, flatulence, GI perforation, hematemesis, melena, mouth ulceration, edema, swelling, peripheral edema, liver disorder, abnormal hepatic function, hepatitis, jaundice, hypersensitivity, anaphylactic reaction, meningitis, aseptic meningitis, decreased hematocrit & Hb, dizziness, headache, CVA, nervousness, hematuria, interstitial nephritis, renal failure, nephrotic syndrome, proteinuria, renal papillary necrosis, asthma, bronchospasm, dyspnea, wheezing, angioneurotic edema, dermatitis bullous.
Drug Interactions
NSAIDs, anticoagulants. May decrease effect of aspirin. Increased risk of bleeding w/ SSRIs. Increased plasma conc of lithium.
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.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Advil softgel 200 mg
Packing/Price
100's (P850/pack);10's (P85/pack)
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