Brufen 600mg Tablet 15'S

Pain relief Rx required

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INTRODUCTION

BRUFEN 600MG contains Ibuprofen which belongs to the group of medicines called Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). It is used to relieve pain and inflammation in conditions such as osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis (juvenile rheumatoid arthritis or Still's disease), arthritis of the spine, ankylosing spondylitis, swollen joints, frozen shoulder, bursitis, tendinitis, tenosynovitis, lower back pain, sprains and strains. This medicine can also be used to treat other painful conditions such as toothache, pain after operations, period pain, headache and migraine.

When your body is fighting an injury or infection, it naturally releases chemicals called prostaglandins which lead to fever, swelling and discomfort. BRUFEN 600MG blocks the effect of prostaglandins.  

Before taking BRUFEN 600MG tell your doctor if you have liver, kidney or heart disease. Pregnant and breastfeeding women must consult the doctor before taking this medicine. Avoid excessive use of painkillers, tell your doctor if you are already taking another painkiller before taking this medicine. The common side effects are dizziness, tiredness, headache, diarrhea, constipation and flatulence.

USES OF BRUFEN 600MG

  • Treats pain and inflammation in conditions such as osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis (juvenile rheumatoid arthritis or Still's disease), arthritis of the spine, ankylosing spondylitis, swollen joints, frozen shoulder, bursitis, tendinitis, tenosynovitis, lower back pain, sprains and strains
  • Treat other painful conditions such as toothache, pain after operations, period pain, headache and migraine

HOW BRUFEN 600MG WORKS

BRUFEN 600MG belongs to non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID’s) which works by reducing hormones that cause pain and swelling in the body.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Always take BRUFEN 600MG as prescribed by the doctor. Swallow whole, do not crush or chew. Your doctor will prescribe the right dose depending on your age, body weight and severity of infection.

SIDE EFFECTS OF BRUFEN 600MG

COMMON

  • dizziness or tiredness
  • diarrhoea
  • wind (flatulence)
  • constipation
  • headache (do not to take any other medicines for pain to help with this)

UNCOMMON

  • feeling drowsy
  • feeling anxious
  • tingling sensation or pins and needles
  • difficulty sleeping
  • hives
  • skin becomes sensitive to light
  • hearing problems
  • sneezing, blocked, itchy or runny nose  
  • stomach or gut ulcer, hole (wall of digestive tract)
  • inflammation of stomach lining
  • ringing in ears (tinnitus)
  • sensation of spinning (vertigo)
  • mouth ulcers

RARE

  • feeling depressed or confused 
  • inflammation of the pancreas 

Contact your doctor immediately if you have,

  • severe headache, high temperature, stiffness of the neck or  intolerance to bright light (aseptic meningitis)
  • passing blood in faeces, black tarry stools, vomiting any blood or dark particles that look like coffee grounds (intestinal bleeding)
  • unexplained stomach pain (abdominal pain) or other abnormal stomach symptoms, indigestion, heartburn, feeling sick and/or vomiting
  • unexplained wheezing, shortness of breath, skin rash, itching or bruising (allergic reaction)
  • loss of vision, blurred or disturbed vision or seeing/hearing strange things (hallucinations)
  • severe skin rash, blistering of skin, including inside mouth, nose, and genitals, as well as skin peeling which may be accompanied with symptoms such as aching, headaches and  feverishness (Stevens-Johnson Syndrome, toxic epidermal necrolysis and  erythema multiforme)
  • skin rash, fever, swelling of lymph nodes and an increase of eosinophils (DRESS syndrome)

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Dizziness:

When you feel dizzy, sit or lie down immediately with your eyes closed and rest until the dizziness subsides. Drink plenty of water.

Constipation:

Take fruits, vegetables whole grains and high fiber rich foods.

Headache:

Rest and drink plenty of fluids. Apply a warm or cold cloth on forehead and rest in a quiet, comfortable, dark room.

Diarrhoea:

Drink plenty of fluids to avoid dehydration.  

Flatulence (wind):

Take small meals, drink slowly and exercise regularly.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

BRUFEN 600MG is not recommended in late (last three months of) pregnancy and can be taken in the first six months of pregnancy on the advice of your doctor.

BREASTFEEDING

BRUFEN 600MG is not recommended during breastfeeding. Consult your doctor for advice.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

Do not drive or handle any machines if you experience dizziness or drowsiness while taking this medicine.

ALCOHOL

Do not consume alcohol while taking this medicine as it may cause dizziness, drowsiness and stomach problems such as bleeding in the stomach.

KIDNEY

BRUFEN 600MG should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Consult your doctor for advice.

LIVER

BRUFEN 600MG should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Consult your doctor for advice.

ALLERGY

Tell your doctor if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to Ibuprofen.

HEART DISEASE

BRUFEN 600MG should be used with caution in patients with heart problems including heart failure, angina (chest pain) or had a heart attack, bypass surgery or peripheral artery disease. Consult your doctor for advice.

OTHERS

Do not take this medicine, if you have,

  • peptic ulcer 
  • bleeding in stomach
  • or had two or more episodes of peptic ulcers, stomach bleeding or perforation in the past

Tell your doctor if you have,

  • stomach ulcer or other gastric complaint
  • condition which increases the tendency to bleeding
  • asthma, allergic reaction
  • suffered from wheezing (after taking ibuprofen, aspirin or other anti-inflammatory pain killer medicines)
  • swelling and irritation inside the nose
  • any kind of stroke
  •  high blood pressure
  • diabetes
  • high cholesterol
  • systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)
  • connective tissue disease 
  • chicken pox or shingles
  • infection

Use in pediatrics:

  • BRUFEN 600MG is not recommended for use in children and adolescents below 12 years of age.

Use in geriatrics:

  • BRUFEN 600MG should be used with caution in elderly patients with kidney disease and stomach problems. Consult your doctor for advice.

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug - Drug interactions:

Inform your physician if you are taking,

  • aspirin/acetylsalicyclic acid, warfarin, ticlodipine (used to thin  blood or prevent clotting)
  • captopril, atenolol, losartan (reduces high blood pressure)
  • diuretics 
  • digoxin (used to treat heart conditions)
  • lithium (treats mental disorders)
  • zidovudine (treats viral infection)
  • steroids (treats inflammatory conditions)
  • methotrexate (treat certain cancers and rheumatoid arthritis)
  • ciclosporin and tacrolimus (used to dampen down the immune response)
  • selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (treats depression)
  • ciprofloxacin and aminoglycosides  
  • mifepristone
  • cholestyramine (used to lower cholesterol)
  • glibenclamide (used to treat diabetes)
  • voriconazole or fluconazole (treats fungal infection)
  • gingko biloba (herbal medicine)

Overdosage:

  • If you accidentally take too much of this medicine, consult your doctor immediately. Symptoms include nausea, stomach pain, vomiting (may be blood streaked), headache, ringing in the ears, confusion and shaky eye movement. At high doses, drowsiness, chest pain, palpitations, loss of consciousness, convulsions (mainly in children), weakness, dizziness, blood in urine, cold body feeling and breathing problems.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Ibuprofen
Pharmacological Category :   Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drug (NSAID)
Therapeutic Indication :   Inflammatory diseases, Rheumatoid disorders, Mild to moderate pain, Fever, Dysmenorrhea, Osteoarthritis
Dosage Forms :   Tablet, Capsule, Soft gel, Injection, Syrup, Suspension

MORE INFORMATION

  • Keep out of reach of children
  • Store below 25°C

FAQs ABOUT BRUFEN 600MG

Is BRUFEN 600MG cause dizziness?

It may cause dizziness, consult your doctor for advice and avoid handling of heavy machines.

Is BRUFEN 600MG helpful in relieving stomach pain?

No, it should not be taken for stomach pain without consulting a physician.

Is BRUFEN 600MG safe to use?

It is safe to use for a prescribed duration in the dose as advised by a doctor.

REFERENCES

1. Mylan Products Ltd. FAMAR A.V.E. Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC); [Revised on Nov, 2020] [Accessed on Nov 01, 2021] https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.6713.pdf

2. Drugs.com. Ibuprofen; [Revised on Nov 09, 2020] [Accessed on Nov 01, 2021] https://www.drugs.com/ppa/ibuprofen.html

3. Galpharm Healthcare Ltd., Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC); [Revised on Nov, 2019] [Accessed on Nov 01, 2021] https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.8086.pdf

4. Medline plus. [Revised on March 15, 2021] [Accessed on Nov 01, 2021] https://medlineplus.gov/druginfo/meds/a682159.html

USEFUL DIAGNOSTIC TESTS

  • Complete Blood Count

PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1 N
    Item Weight
    25 g
    Ingredient
    IBUPROFEN 600MG
    Hsn Code
    30049063
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Brufen 600mg Tablet 15'S

Brufen 600mg Tablet 15'S Mkt: ABBOTT INDIA LIMITED

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