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Ibuprofen 400mg - 24 Tablets

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Buy Ibuprofen 400mg Tablets 

Ibuprofen 400mg is a tablet that is commonly used for pain relief or reducing inflammation. The active ingredient, ibuprofen, belongs to a group of medicines known as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).

Ibuprofen can be used to relieve pain caused by:


  • Period pain
  • Nerve pain 
  • Dental pain 
  • Headaches and migraines 
  • Swollen and stiff joints
  • Arthritis
  • Cold and flu symptoms  


How Ibuprofen 400mg tablets works

The medicine works by changing how your body reacts to pain. It reduces hormones that cause pain and swelling in the body.



Always use Ibuprofen exactly as described in the patient information leaflet or as your doctor / Chemist4U pharmacist has told you. 

Take 1 tablet up to 3 times a day. Take with a glass of water, preferably with or after food. Do not take more than 3 tablets in a 24-hour period. 


Side effects

Like all medicines, Ibuprofen may cause side effects in some people, but these won’t affect everybody. Common side effects include: 


  • Nausea and vomiting 
  • Diarrhoea, gas, bloating, constipation
  • Worsening of ulcers in the rectum and colon 
  • Worsening inflammation of the digestive system 
  • Inflammation or irritation of the lining of the stomach
  • Indigestion 
  • Small increased risk of heart attack or stroke
  • Hypertension


If you experience any side effects, including any not included in the patient information leaflet, you can report them using the MHRA Yellow Card Scheme.


Serious side effects

Seek emergency medical attention if you notice any signs of a severe allergic reaction, symptoms of which include swelling of the face and throat, skin rash, breathing difficulties and/or loss of consciousness.



Ibuprofen may be unsuitable for certain people. Do not take these tablets if you are allergic to any of the ingredients or if you have any of the following:


  • Asthma 
  • Liver disease
  • Kidney disease
  • Heart disease
  • Have ever had a peptic ulcer 
  • Have ever had bleeding in your digestive tract
  • Have swelling of the hands, feet, arms, feet, ankles or lower legs
  • Get blurred vision, blind spots or changes in colour vision


Talk to your doctor or Chemist4U pharmacist before taking this medicine if you have any of the following: 


  • Diabetes 
  • High blood pressure
  • Previously had a stroke
  • High cholesterol
  • Have an infection


Using/taking other medicines

Speak to your healthcare provider if you are taking or have recently taken any other medications. Ibuprofen may affect or be affected by other medications for example:


  • Aspirin or other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs for pain relief 
  • Corticosteroids e.g. hydrocortisone 
  • Quinolones e.g. ciprofloxacin 
  • Ginkgo biloba 
  • Cardiac glycosides 
  • Diuretics 
  • Ciclosporin or tacrolimus 
  • Lithium or digoxin 
  • Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) e.g. fluoxetine 
  • Mifepristone
  • Methotrexate 
  • Medicines to treat HIV e.g. zidovudine 
  • Glibenclamide 
  • Medicines used to treat fungal infections e.g. voriconazole or fluconazole
  • Anticoagulant medication e.g. warfarin 
  • Medicines that reduce high blood pressure    


Age restrictions 

This medication should not be taken by children under 12.


Pregnancy and breastfeeding

If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a baby, you must ask your doctor or Chemist4U pharmacist for advice before taking any new medicine. 

Ibuprofen is not normally recommended during pregnancy.

Do not take this medicine in the last 3 months of pregnancy. 


Fertility risks

Ibuprofen belongs to a group of medicines that can lower your chances of becoming pregnant.


Storage information

Store under 25°C in a cool, dry place out of sight and reach of children. Do not use after the expiry date, referring to the last day of the month stated on the packaging. Do not throw away any medicines via wastewater or household waste.


Important information

This product is a medicine; make sure to speak to your doctor or Chemist4U pharmacist before taking this product if you have an underlying medical problem or are taking any other medicine or complementary therapy. If your symptoms get worse or continue after taking this product, contact us or your doctor. For medical services in your area, please refer to

If you are pregnant, trying to become pregnant, or breastfeeding, speak to your doctor or Chemist4U pharmacist before taking this product. If you suffer from any allergies, ask your doctor or Chemist4U pharmacist if this medicine is right for you.

Store all medicines out of sight and reach of children.

Please read the included leaflet carefully before using this product.

Please contact your GP if appropriate regarding this product.


Ibuprofen 400mg - 24 Tablets Reviews

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