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Ibuprofen 400mg Tablets Pack of 24
Ibuprofen belongs to a group of medicines called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID’s). NSAIDs work is by inhibiting an enzyme (a chemical that causes other chemical reactions to occur) called cyclooxygenase (sometimes referred to as COX). This enzyme is crucial for the production of chemicals called prostaglandins, which are substances that have a few different roles, one of which is to cause inflammation. So by stopping the enzyme, fewer prostaglandins are produced leading to less inflammation and pain.
What does Ibuprofen do?
Ibuprofen can be used to relieve other painful conditions such as:
- nerve pain (neuralgia)
- period pain.
It is also useful for reducing fever and discomfort associated with colds and flu.
Should I use Ibuprofen or Paracetamol?
It is important to find the right pain relief tablets to help manage your symptoms. Find out more about ibuprofen, or check out our guide detailing the difference between Flarin, Ibuprofen and Paracetamol. You can also visit a local pharmacy near you to speak to our pharmacists on the best pain relief treatments available to you.
Adults and elderly
Take 1 tablet every 4-6 hours after food to a maximum of 3 tablets in any 24 hour period.
Should not be given to children under 12 years.
The tablets should be swallowed with a drink of water or milk.
Ask your doctor or pharmacist before taking ibuprofen, especially if you are allergic to ibuprofen or aspirin. If you are allergic to, or taking another pain killer, suffer from asthma, may be pregnant or receiving regular medical treatment. Do not take if you have a stomach ulcer or other stomach disorders.
You should carefully read all product packaging and labels prior to use Possible side effects whilst taking Ibuprofen Tablets.
Reactions such as headache, dizziness, skin rash, depression may occur occasionally. Usage may induce gastric irritation, nausea, dyspepsia and stomach bleeding. Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any side effects after taking this product.
Ibuprofen 400mg, Collodial Anhydrous Silica, Starch, Povidone, Croscarmellose Sodium, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Alginic Acid, Magnesium Stearate, Sodium Lauryl Sulphate, Sodium Starch Glycollate, Talc, Hypermellose (E464), Glycerol, Carmine (E120) and Titanium Dioxide (E171).