|US Brand Name||Motrin|
IBUGESIC is usually
prescribed in the condition when the patient is suffering from acute pain,
inflammation and cramps out of any arthritis or any injury.
How it works?
IBUGESIC acts on the
pain and inflammation causing hormones and thus helps in bringing down the pain
with immediate effect. The conditions in which this medicine is usually
prescribed include the toothache, headache, cramps, joint pain and arthritis
Important information about Medicine
Ibuprofen is an
anti-inflammatory drug that immediately acts on the hormones responsible for
causing pain and swelling in the body joints. Regular intake of this medicine
brings down the number of pain causing hormones thus bringing in relief to the
of IBUGESIC is of 200mg to 600 mg daily, however the doctor would decrease or
increase the same looking at the condition of the patient and considering factors
such as age and overall health.
available in two strengths 200mg and 400mg
What if you miss a dose?
Take medicine as
directed by the doctor at the same time daily this will prevent you from
missing the dose. In case, you miss the dose take it as soon as you remember.
What if you overdose?
Do not alter with
the dose prescribed by the doctor, in case you take multiple doses by mistake
get in touch with the local poison center or rush to the medical emergency
Things to be taken care of
IBUGESIC is to be
taken orally with or without food with water. It is a pregnancy category D
medicine this should not be taken by pregnant ladies or even the ones who are
feeding their child as it might harm the baby. If trying to get pregnant inform
your doctor about the same before taking this medicine. Caution need to be
exercised by the patients suffering from high blood pressure, diabetes,
allergies, heart, liver or kidney diseases. Intake of this medicine might cause
dizziness, thus taking it close to the bedtime is advisable. If suffering from
stomach ulcers or any blood clotting disorder notify the doctor about the same.
Intake of IBUGESIC
might lead to several minor and moderate side effects in some people these
• Abdominal Cramps
• Epigastric Pain
• Abdominal Distress
• Bloating And Flatulence
• Decreased Appetite
• Fluid Retention
• Ringing In the Ear
Inform your doctor about these signs and symptoms and seek immediate medical attention.
Interaction with other drugs
IBUGESIC might interact with antidepressants such as escitalopram and citalopram, NSAIDs like naproxen and ketoprofen, heart medications such as enalapril and lisonopril. Always inform your doctor about the medicines you are taking before you start with IBUGESIC. Do not start or stop any new medicine while taking this anti-inflammatory drug.