Apo-Ibuprofen

Apo-Ibuprofen

ibuprofen

Manufacturer:

Apotex

Distributor:

Pharmaforte
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Ibuprofen
Indications/Uses
RA & OA. Relief of mild to moderate pain accompanied by inflammation in conditions eg, musculoskeletal trauma & post-dental extraction. Relief of pain associated w/ dysmenorrhea.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult RA & OA Initially 1,200 mg in 3 or 4 divided doses. Max: 2,400 mg. Maintenance therapy: 800-1,200 mg/day. Mild to moderate pain associated w/ inflammation & dysmenorrhea 400 mg repeated as required 4-6 hrly. Max: 2,400 mg.
Administration
Should be taken with food: Take immediately after meals.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity. Nasal polyps, angioedema & bronchospastic reactivity to ASA or other NSAIDs. Active peptic ulcer. Pregnancy & lactation. Childn.
Special Precautions
Blurred, diminished vision, scotomata & changes in color vision may occur. Discontinue treatment if there is any evidence of abnormal ocular manifestation. Patients w/ history of cardiac decompensation or renal disease, intrinsic coagulation defects & those on anticoagulant therapy, SLE.
Adverse Reactions
Nausea, heartburn, epigastric pain; dizziness; rash. Headache, nervousness; tinnitus, edema, fluid retention.
Drug Interactions
Other NSAIDs, coumarin-type anticoagulants. Decreased anti-inflammatory activity w/ lowered blood levels w/ ASA.
ATC Classification
M01AE01 - ibuprofen ; Belongs to the class of propionic acid derivatives of non-steroidal antiinflammatory and antirheumatic products.
Additional Information
Exemptions granted for limited sale and supply without prescription:
As an oral solid preparation containing not more than 200 mg
Indication: Relief of headache, menstrual pain, backache, muscular and arthritic pain, toothache, and the aches of cold and flu and reduction of fever.
Maximum daily dose: 1.2 g
Maximum supply: 10 days. The lowest effective dose should be used for the shortest duration necessary to relieve symptoms
Minimum age: 12 years
Presentation/Packing
Form
Apo-Ibuprofen tab 200 mg
Packing/Price
1000's
Form
Apo-Ibuprofen tab 400 mg
Packing/Price
100's
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