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Brufen 100mg/5ml Suspension 120 ml


FORMULAIbuprofen 100 mg / 5 ml
COMPANYAbbott Laboratories
TYPESuspension
About

About

Brufen 100mg/5ml Suspension 120 ml is used to treat symptoms such as fever,dental pain as well as teething discomfort,cold and flu symptoms,pain associated with sprains and other minor injuries,in patients aged 15 years and below.Brufen 100mg/5ml Suspension 120 ml belongs to a group of drugs known as NSAIDS (non-steroidal anti inflammatory drugs) and mainly works by blocking the natural chemical groups that cause inflammation in the human body.This medication is available in tablet as well as syrup form.

A tablespoon or two a day,to be taken orally (by mouth) is the commonly prescribed dosage.Dosage essentially depends on the patient’s response to Brufen 100mg/5ml Suspension 120 ml and any adverse effects felt by the patient while undergoing treatment.Dosage is not to be increased or decreased without the consent of a physician and Brufen 100mg/5ml Suspension 120 ml is to be taken for the recommended time period only.

Brufen 100mg/5ml Suspension 120 ml has been known to cause gastrointestinal ulcers and therefore,it is recommended to ingest Brufen 100mg/5ml Suspension 120 ml with food,milk or an antacid to prevent indigestion and other discomforts.intake of alcohol,smoking of tobacco and other substances is not advisable as they can cause dizziness and also increase the risk of stomach bleeding as well as ulcers.

Side effects such as,flatulence,stomach problems,headaches and dizziness may be commonly felt by patients;these effects tend to be temporary and resolve on their own in a few days' time.Brufen 100mg/5ml Suspension 120 ml is not recommended to patients suffering from gastric ulcers,severe liver,kidney and heart illnesses.Before ingesting Brufen 100mg/5ml Suspension 120 ml it is imperative to inform the doctor if you are taking any anticoagulant medication,any antihypertensive medication or ingesting corticosteroids as these chemical groups are said to negatively interact with Brufen 100mg/5ml Suspension 120 ml.

Indications

Brufen 100mg/5ml Suspension 120 ml can be used to treat:

  • Teething problems
  • Fever 
  • Cold and flu symptoms
  • Sprains and other minor injuries 

How Does Brufen 100mg/5ml Suspension 120 ml Work

Brufen 100mg/5ml Suspension 120 ml works by blocking the production of prostaglandins.Prostaglandins are a hormone that is naturally produced in the body that helps carry out inflammatory responses in the body when needed.By preventing prostaglandins from carrying out its inflammatory functions,Brufen 100mg/5ml Suspension 120 ml is able to aid in the reduction of inflammation and swelling experienced by a patient.

How To Use Brufen 100mg/5ml Suspension 120 ml

Brufen 100mg/5ml Suspension 120 ml is to be ingested 2-3 daily by mouth.Brufen 100mg/5ml Suspension 120 ml is advised to be ingested with food as it may cause an upset stomach.Brufen 100mg/5ml Suspension 120 ml may even be ingested with milk or an antacid to prevent an upset stomach.Alcohol usage as well as cigarette smoking is not advised while undergoing treatment with Brufen 100mg/5ml Suspension 120 ml as it may increase the patient’s risk of stomach ulcers.Brufen 100mg/5ml Suspension 120 ml can be ingested 3-4 times a day,each dose is advised to be spaced out evenly (a gap of 4- 6 hours between each dose) throughout the day.

Dosage

Adult Dosage

For patients aged 18 years and above,the tablet form of this drug is commonly prescribed.

Child Dosage

A teaspoon or two are to be carefully measured out and given to patients aged 15 years and younger.

Pregnancy Use And Lactation

Brufen 100mg/5ml Suspension 120 ml is not to be taken or prescribed to expecting and lactating mothers as it may have fatal consequences for the unborn child.If you are taking the drug and become pregnant,inform your doctor immediately.Small amounts of this drug can be transferred to the child through breast milk and therefore Brufen 100mg/5ml Suspension 120 ml isn't recommended to lactating mothers.If you are planning to conceive and are taking Brufen 100mg/5ml Suspension 120 ml as treatment, then refer to the doctor.The physician is likely to change your medicine and dosage.

Contraindications

Please tell your doctor if you have a history of any of the following before using Brufen 100mg/5ml Suspension 120 ml:

  • Allergy to Brufen 100mg/5ml Suspension 120 ml or any other medicine or food substance 
  • Gastrointestinal ulcers or history of gastric ulcer
  • Gastrointestinal cancers
  • Severe kidney impairment/failure
  • Severe liver impairment/failure
  • Severe heart impairment/failure 
  • Bleeding disorders 

Precautions

Please tell your doctor about any of the following conditions before using Brufen 100mg/5ml Suspension 120 ml

  • Asthma 
  • Peripheral vascular disease 
  • Cerebrovascular disease 
  • Mild to moderate cardiac (heart) impairment/failure
  • Hypertension (high blood pressure)
  • Congestive heart failure
  • Hypovolaemia (decreased blood volume)
  • Mixed connective tissue disorders
  • Porphyria (group of rare inherited blood disorders)
  • Ulcerative colitis
  • Visual disturbances
  • Crohn's disease (inflammatory bowel disease)
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus 
  • Old age 

Interactions With Other Medications

Please tell your doctor about the use of the following before using Brufen 100mg/5ml Suspension 120 ml:

  • Anticoagulants
  • Antiplatelets
  • Hydantoins
  • Sulfonylureas
  • Quinolones
  • Sulphonamides
  • Diuretics
  • Lithium
  • Beta-blockers
  • Probenecid
  • Cyclosporin
  • Corticosteroids
  • SSRIs
  • Cardiac glycosides
  • Mifepristone
  • Tacrolimus
  • Zidovudine
  • Other NSAIDs
  • Antihypertensives
  • Bisphosphonates
  • Methotrexate
  • Digoxin
  • Antacids
  • Sulfinpyrazone

Adverse Effects

Common Adverse Effects

Like most medicines,Brufen 100mg/5ml Suspension 120 ml has certain side effects which include:

  • Stomach problems (nausea,vomiting,constipation)
  • Flatulence 
  • Indigestion  
  • Heartburn 

These effects tend to be mild and resolve in a few days of taking Brufen 100mg/5ml Suspension 120 ml.

Rare Adverse Effects

If any of the following adverse effects are seen or felt,the patient is advised to immediately contact their doctor

  • Chest pain 
  • Difficulty in breathing 
  • Ringing in the ears
  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Dark colored poop
  • Yellowing of eyes and skin 
  • Skin rash/blisters 

How To Cope With Some Of The Adverse Effects

  • Flatulence- Can be eased by consuming smaller,more frequent meals that don't trigger your flatulence.Getting a minimum of 30 minutes of daily exercise has shown great results in combating flatulence. 
  • Heartburn - can be dealt with by chewing on mint flavored gum that’ll help neutralize the acid in the body.Standing up straighter,adding ginger to the daily diet,elevating the patient’s upper body and having licorice supplements has shown to provide relief.
  • Feeling or being sick (nausea or vomiting) or diarrhoea -Avoid eating rich or spicy food. It might help to take medication after food. If you're being sick, try drinking small, frequent sips of water. If you have diarrhoea, replenish with plenty of water or other fluids. 
  • Feeling dizzy (lightheaded) or weak -If the medication makes you feel dizzy or weak, stop what you're doing and sit or lie down until you feel better and do not rise too fast or immediately from a sitting or lying down position to a standing posture. Do not drive or use tools or machinery in case of any of these effects.

Key Facts About Brufen 100mg/5ml Suspension 120 ml

  • Brufen 100mg/5ml Suspension 120 ml is used to relieve pain 
  • Brufen 100mg/5ml Suspension 120 ml may cause constipation,heartburn and dizziness
  • Brufen 100mg/5ml Suspension 120 ml can be used to treat dental pain 

FAQ

#1.WHAT LAB TESTS WILL BE PRESCRIBED WHILE TREATMENT WITH Brufen 100mg/5ml Suspension 120 ml AND HOW OFTEN?

Kidney and liver function tests along with blood tests to keep a check on serum potassium levels are advised to be done periodically.It is also advised that patients learn to monitor their own blood pressure levels daily from the comfort of their homes and inform their doctor of any changes seen.

#2.IS IT SAFE TO HAVE ANTACIDS FOR INDIGESTION ALONG WITH Brufen 100mg/5ml Suspension 120 ml?

Yes.Antacids are safe to be ingested by the patient while undergoing treatment with Brufen 100mg/5ml Suspension 120 ml.

#3.WHAT ARE COMMON SIDE EFFECTS CAUSED BY Brufen 100mg/5ml Suspension 120 ml?

  • Stomach problems (nausea,vomiting,constipation)
  • Flatulence 
  • Indigestion 
  • Heartburn 

#4.HOW TO STORE Brufen 100mg/5ml Suspension 120 ml?

Brufen 100mg/5ml Suspension 120 ml is to be kept away from the reach of children,in a cool dry place away from direct sunlight and humidity as that tends to ruin certain drugs.

#5.WHY MUST I PROTECT MY SKIN FROM THE SUN WHILE TAKING Brufen 100mg/5ml Suspension 120 ml?

Treatment with Brufen 100mg/5ml Suspension 120 ml may lead to the skin becoming sensitive to sun damage and it is therefore recommended to patients to wear sunscreen at all times,along with hats and gloves whenever possible to protect themselves from sun damage.

#6.HOW IS Brufen 100mg/5ml Suspension 120 ml SUPPOSED TO BE TAKEN?

Brufen 100mg/5ml Suspension 120 ml is to be ingested 2-3 times daily by mouth.Brufen 100mg/5ml Suspension 120 ml is advised to be ingested with food as it may cause an upset stomach.Brufen 100mg/5ml Suspension 120 ml is to be carefully measured out before ingestion.

#7.HOW DOES Brufen 100mg/5ml Suspension 120 ml WORK?

Brufen 100mg/5ml Suspension 120 ml works by blocking the production of prostaglandins.Prostaglandins are a hormone that is naturally produced in the body that helps carry out inflammatory responses in the body when needed.By preventing prostaglandins from carrying out its inflammatory functions,Brufen 100mg/5ml Suspension 120 ml is able to aid in the reduction of inflammation and swelling experienced by a patient.




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1 Pack = 120ml Suspension(s)
Rs. 89.84