What is Ibuprofen Capsules 200mg for?
Ibuprofen 200mg Capsules contain ibuprofen, which belongs to a group of medicines called Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs). These medicines work by changing how the body responds to pain, swelling and high temperature. This medicine is used to relieve pain of non-serious arthritic conditions, rheumatic and muscular pain, backache, neuralgia (nerve pain), headache, migraine, dental pain, period pain, fever (high temperature) and the symptoms of colds and flu.
Before you take this medicine
Do not take Ibuprofen 200mg Capsules if you have or have had a stomach ulcer, perforation or bleeding of the stomach, are allergic to ibuprofen, to any of the ingredients, or to aspirin or other painkillers (an allergic reaction may be recognised as shortness of breath, runny nose, skin rash or itching), have kidney or heart failure or severe liver failure, are taking more than 75mg of aspirin a day, are in the last 3 months of pregnancy.
How to take this medicine
Take 1 to 2 capsules up to 3 times a day, as required. Swallow capsules with a glass of water preferably with or after food. Do not take more often than every 4 hours. Do not exceed 6 capsules in 24 hours. Adults please Do not take Ibuprofen 200mg Capsules for longer than 10 days unless your doctor tells you to. Talk to a doctor or pharmacist if you do not get better or get worse, or if new symptoms occur. Children and Adolescents between 12 and 18 years If in children and adolescents this medicinal product is required for more than 3 days, or if symptoms worsen, a doctor should be consulted. Do not give this medicine to children under 12 years.
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