Infen 1.25% W/W Gel is an anti-inflammatory drug which is prescribed to treat pain. It falls under the category of drugs called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID). It is used in the treatment of short term pain which may occur because of toothache, muscle strain or discomfort due to menstrual cramps.
Stick to the dose that is provided by your doctor. The maximum dosage that can be prescribed on a daily basis is 25 mg. The doctor generally determines the dose as per the severity of the pain. Infen 1.25% W/W Gel is available in tablet form and can be taken with water. The drug should preferably be taken on an empty stomach. You medical practitioner will first subscribe a low dose of the drug, depending on the side effects that result, he may prescribe a higher dose.
A few common side effects that you may expect when taking Infen 1.25% W/W Gel are heart burn, diarrhea, vomiting and indigestion. In case you experience breathlessness, severe stomach cramps, vomit blood, or see blood in the stool seek immediate medical help. These are some serious side effects of Infen 1.25% W/W Gel that can create complications.
The drug is best stored in a dry and clean environment. It should be kept away from direct sunlight as well as heat.