What is Ibuprofen Tablets 200mg 24 Tablets Used for?
The name of your medicine is Ibuprofen tablets. The active ingredient in your medicine is ibuprofen. Ibuprofen belongs to a group of medicines called Non-Steroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs). Ibuprofen works by reducing inflammation and relieving pain including period pain, nerve related pain (neuralgia), dental pain, headaches and migraine, backache, swelling and stiffness in the joints and muscles (rheumatic and muscular pain), arthritis, fever and cold and flu symptoms.
Before you take Ibuprofen tablets
Do not take Ibuprofen tablets if you are allergic (hypersensitive), or have had an allergic reaction to, ibuprofen, any other NSAID, aspirin, or to any of the other ingredients in this medicine. Symptoms of an allergic reaction may include swollen eyelids, lips, tongue, or throat. Have ever had a worsening of symptoms of asthma (breathing difficulty), hayfever (runny, itchy and inflamed nose with sneezing), urticaria (an itchy rash), or angioedema (swelling under the skin) when taking ibuprofen, aspirin or similar painkillers. Currently have or have had a stomach ulcer or bleeding in the stomach on two previous occasions. Have ever had perforation or bleeding of the gut when taking any NSAID. Suffer from severe liver, kidney or heart problems. Are in the last 3 months of pregnancy. Have abnormal bleeding or problems with abnormal bruising. Are currently taking mifamurtide (a medicine used to treat bone cancer).
How to take Ibuprofen tablets
Always take Ibuprofen tablets exactly as your doctor has told you. Check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure. Adults, Elderly and Children over 12 years This product is intended for short term use only. You should take the lowest dose for the shortest time necessary to relieve your symptoms. You should not take Ibuprofen tablets for longer than 10 days unless your doctor tells you to. If symptoms persist or worsen consult your doctor. The usual dose is 200 or 400mg (1 or 2 tablets) to be taken with a drink of water, preferably with or after food, up to three times a day as required. The dose should not be repeated more frequently than every 4 hours. Do not take more than 1200mg (6 tablets) in 24 hours. Taking this medicine with or after food or milk may only partially reduce stomach side effects such as indigestion.
Save money on your medicine by going generic
5 tips to ease your joint pain during winter
How to choose the right painkillers to relieve your back pain
What is Sciatic Nerve Pain and How Can I Treat It?
Sciatica can be a real pain in the butt – and I mean that literally!
If you’ve got a pain that runs from your lower back, to your bottom, and down to your legs and feet, then you could be suffering with sciatica.
So, let’s take a look at this condition, what makes it such a pain, and what you can do to make yourself more comfortable as you heal.
Can I take two painkillers at once?
Sometimes when you take painkillers you find that although they make your headache, backache, or whatever your aches and pains you’re trying to treat a bit better, they don’t quite do the job.
This is when you might consider picking up another painkiller to try to kick that pain to the curb. But how do you know if this is safe? Can you take more than one painkiller at once?
If you’ve ever looked into your medicine cabinet and asked yourself one of these questions then you’ve come to the right place.
Do you have a headache or a migraine?
Headaches and migraines are a real pain in the neck, or well, a pain in the head, but how do you know if you’re dealing with a migraine or a headache?
Both of them cause a lot of pain in your head, but what is the difference between the two?
If you’re not sure whether the head pain that’s making you feel extra grumpy every Monday morning is a headache or a migraine then you’re in luck, as we’re about to break down what makes the two so different.
Ask a Pharmacist
Didn't find the answer you were looking for? Submit a private question to be answered by one of our qualified UK pharmacists.
Free UK Delivery on all orders over £30* - Delivery within 3-5 working days.
Standard UK Delivery - £2.95* - Delivery within 3-5 working days.
Express UK Delivery - £4.95** - Delivery within 1-2 working days.
Temperature Controlled Delivery - £8.85 - Delivery within 1-3 working days.
Please Note: These prices are shown as a guide only. All delivery times are approximate but have been obtained in good faith.
*Excluding refrigerated products and treatments which are subject to different postage charges.
All our items are sent completely discreet for your peace of mind.
This means the packaging is plain, there is no mention of what product is inside your package and there is no mention of Chemist4U either.
We respect that many of our products are of a sensitive nature - this is why we take every step to keep your purchases private.
Customers can read our full returns policy by clicking here