Ibuprofen 200mg / 400mg
Antirheumatics / Anti-infl ammatory agents.
- Rheumatoid Arthritis,
- Ankylosing Spondylitis
- Acute Gouty Arthritis.
- Non-articular rheumatism including fibrositis.
- Frozen shoulder (capsulitis), bursitis, tendinitis, tenosynovitis and low-back pain. Soft-tissue injuries – sprains and strains.
- Mild to moderate pain such as dysmenorrhoea, dental, post-episiotomy pain and post-partum pain.
Peptic ulceration; Hypersensitivity to Ibuprofen,
Aspirin or any other NSAID.
Safety in pregnancy has not been established.
Dosage and Directions for use
- Adults: 800 – 1200mg daily in divided doses. Acute gout: 2400 mg daily either as 800 mg 8 hourly or 600 mg 6 hourly until the acute symptoms have been relieved.
- Maximum Daily dose is 2400mg.
- Children: 20 mg/kg of body mass given in divided doses.Safety in children under one year of age has not been proven.Pain: Initial dose 5 mg/kg of bodyweight.
- Fever: 5 mg/kg of bodyweight every 4 – 6 hours.
- Precaution. Do not give to children less than 7 kg or 1 year of age, except on the advice of your doctor. DO NOT EXCEED 20 mg/kg of bodyweight per day.
- GI disturbances;
- Headache, dizziness, nervousness, tinnitus, depression, drowsiness, and insomnia. Bronchospasm in patients with asthma.
- Cystitis and haematuria, acute renal failure, interstitial nephritis, and nephrotic syndrome.