Brufen 400Mg Tablet
Brufen 400Mg Tablet is prescribed for the management of pain and swelling. It is also used for treating inflammatory diseases and rheumatoid disorders including juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, mild to moderate pain, fever, dysmenorrhea, gout, ankylosing spondylitis and acute migraine headache.
This medicine belongs to the class of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. Brufen 400Mg Tablet works by altering the levels of hormones in the body to give relief from pain and inflammation.
Get in touch with the doctor if you experience any of these-
- Signs of aseptic meningitis such as severe headache, high temperature, stiffness of the neck or intolerance to bright light.
- Signs of intestinal bleeding such as passing blood in your faeces (stools/motions), passing black tarry stools or vomiting any blood or dark particles that look like coffee grounds.
Brufen 400Mg Tablet can be prescribed to adults as well as children above 6 months. However, the dosage and duration vary according to the condition under treatment as well as the medical history of the patient. Doctor’s advice must be followed in this respect.
This medication is not advisable for patients at the risk of cardiovascular diseases, recent bypass operation or with an allergy to the components of the medicine. It must also not be prescribed during the trimester of pregnancy and during breastfeeding.
Health conditions such as asthma, fluid retention, kidney problems, chronic ulcers, and bleeding, etc. also discourage the use of Brufen 400Mg Tablet.
How long is the duration of effect?
The action of Brufen 400Mg Tablet lasts for 4 hours to 6 hours.
What is the onset of action?
The effect of Brufen 400Mg Tablet starts within half an hour to one hour of consumption.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?
Brufen 400Mg Tablet is unsafe during pregnancy, especially during the third trimester, as it can harm the foetus.
Is it habit forming?
Brufen 400Mg Tablet is not habit forming.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?
This medication is unsafe for the baby during breastfeeding.
Is It safe with alcohol?
Brufen 400Mg Tablet can result in blood in a cough and stools when consumed with alcohol.
Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?
It is safe to drive while using Brufen 400Mg Tablet.
Does this affect kidney function?
Brufen 400Mg Tablet affects renal function.
Does this affect liver function?
Brufen 400Mg Tablet must be avoided in severe hepatic impairment.
Are there any missed dose instructions?Missed dose should be taken as soon as possible. It is recommended to skip your missed dose, if it is the time for your next scheduled dose.
Are there any overdose instructions?
If overdose of Brufen 400Mg Tablet results in serious side effects, inform the physician.
Brufen 400Mg Tablet is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug that works by inhibiting the enzymes cyclo-oxygenase I and II. This leads to a decrease in the synthesis of prostaglandins that regulate fever, inflammation, pain and swelling.
Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.
Interaction with Alcohol
Brufen 400Mg Tablet interacts with alcohol and is not safe for consumption with alcohol.
Interaction with Medicine
Brufen 400Mg Tablet must not be prescribed along with medicines like Digoxin, Methotrexate, Corticosteroids, Aspirin and Antihypertensive.
Interaction with Disease
Brufen 400Mg Tablet interacts with diseases like asthma, oedema and existing dermatological disorders like skin rashes. It may also result in fluid retention. Use must be taken in patients with congestive heart failure, dehydration, hypertension, decreased renal or hepatic function, history of GI disease (bleeding or ulcers).
Interaction with Food
Brufen 400Mg Tablet May decrease the rate but not the extent of oral absorption; drug may cause GI upset, bleeding, ulceration, perforation. Take this medicine with food or milk to minimize GI upset.
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