Ibuprofen 200mg - 24 Tablets

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What is Ibuprofen and when is it used?

Ibuprofen is an anti-inflammatory painkiller. It can be used to ease mild to moderate pain such as toothache, migraine and period pain. It can also control a high temperature (fever).

The other uses for this treatment can be to ease pain and inflammation and swelling caused by sprains and strains such as sports injuries.

 

How will it treat my symptoms

Ibuprofen is a type of medicine called a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It works by blocking the action of the enzyme in the body called cyclo-oxygenase (COX).

Ibuprofen will help relieve pain and inflammation after a single dose, but its anti-inflammatory effect builds up over a few weeks of taking it regularly.

 

Can I buy Ibuprofen Over the Counter?

You can buy certain pack sizes and doses over the counter in the UK. You don’t need a prescription to buy this dose, but a pharmacist will need to ensure the treatment is suitable and safe for you.

 

Can you take Paracetamol with Ibuprofen?

Yes, as an adult over 16 years of age. It is safe to take paracetamol and ibuprofen together as there are no known harmful interactions between these medicines.

You can take these medicines both at the same time or spaced apart. Ibuprofen is best taken with food or on a full stomach. Always take medicine as directed by your doctor.

 

Does Ibuprofen cause any side effects?

Like any other medicines, this treatment can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them. If you experience any of the following side effects, contact your doctor straight away.

  • Upset stomach, mild heartburn, nausea or vomiting
  • Bloating, gas, diarrhoea, constipation
  • Dizziness, headache, nervousness
  • Mild itching or a rash
  • Ringing in your ears
 

Can I get addicted to this medicine?

Currently, the information about ibuprofen addiction is minimal since the drug is non-addictive and not habit-forming.

It is possible to develop a dependency on this treatment, and if the drug is being used without a medical need, there may be psychological issues involved that need to be professionally addressed.

 

What is the recommended dosage of this treatment?

Take these tablets during or after meals. Adults and children 12 years and over:

  • Take one or two tablets every six to eight hours
  • Do not take more than 6 tablets in any 24 hours
  • Do not exceed the stated dose
 

How should I store these tablets?

Keep out of the sight and reach of children. Do not store above 25 degrees.

 

Why do I need to fill in an online questionnaire to buy this product?

Some over the counter medicines are only allowed to be sold under the supervision of a pharmacist. Ibuprofen is one of these medicines.

Just like when you buy this medicine in a high street or local pharmacy, the pharmacist will need to ask you a few questions. This is a legal requirement for selling this type of medicine.

You may not always realise when your local pharmacist asks you the required questions, as this can sometimes be done subtly. When sold online, we need to make sure our pharmacists have all the information they need to ensure this treatment is right for you.

To buy this treatment, simply fill in the short questionnaire and add the product to cart. Then proceed to checkout.

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