Ibuprofen 400mg Film-coated Tablets x 24 Tablets
What are 400mg ibuprofen tablets?
Ibuprofen tablets are a powerful and effective pain reliever that can be used to treat a variety of ailments and illnesses. They can also help with swelling and fever, alleviating these symptoms while relieving pain. These 400mg ibuprofen tablets are twice as strong as regular ibuprofen tablets, making them ideal for those who dislike swallowing pills.
What types of pain can this product alleviate?
Ibuprofen tablets can be used to treat a variety of ailments. The following are some of the most common reasons why people use this product:
- Rheumatoid arthritis
- Muscle discomfort
- Arthritis that isn’t serious
- Nervousness (nerve pain)
- Dental discomfort
- Period discomfort
- Symptoms of a cold or flu
How will these 400mg ibuprofen tablets help me with my pain?
Ibuprofen tablets contain 400 mg of the active ingredient ibuprofen, which belongs to the Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs) class of painkillers (NSAIDs). This means that, in addition to relieving pain, ibuprofen can also help with inflammation, swelling, fever, and high temperatures. This makes it ideal for people suffering from cold and flu symptoms, as well as other types of pain and inflammation.
Is it okay if I take these tablets with other medications?
Before taking this product, talk to your doctor or pharmacist about any other medications you’re taking, including those you got without a prescription. This is particularly true if you’re taking:
Other NSAIDs, such as aspirin
Digoxin is a drug used to treat heart problems.
Cortisone or similar substances are found in glucocorticoids.
Antiplatelet drugs, such as ticlopidine
Aspirin (low dose)
The drug phenytoin is used to treat epilepsy.
SSRIs (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors) are antidepressants and anxiety medications.
Lithium is an antidepressant drug.
Gout medications such as probenecid and sulfinpyrazones
Water tablets and blood pressure medications
Diuretics that are potassium-sparing
Methotrexate is a drug used to treat cancer and rheumatism.
Immunosuppressive drugs such as tacrolimus and cyclosporine
The drug zidovudine is used to treat AIDS and HIV.
Anti-diabetic drugs known as sulfonylureas
Antibiotics with quinolones
Antifungal medications such as voriconazole and fluconazole
Is it safe to take ibuprofen tablets with paracetamol?
Ibuprofen and paracetamol can be taken together because they work in different ways and can help you relieve pain. However, before taking any two medications at the same time, consult your doctor or pharmacist to ensure that the combination is safe and effective for you.
Is it okay for me to drink alcohol while taking these pills?
While taking ibuprofen tablets, we recommend that you avoid drinking alcohol. Some ibuprofen side effects, such as those that affect your digestive system, are made more likely when you drink alcohol.
Can I use this product if I’m expecting a child?
If you’re pregnant or breastfeeding, talk to your doctor or pharmacist before using this product, as ibuprofen should be avoided if at all possible. Ibuprofen should not be taken if you are within the last three months of your pregnancy.
How should these tablets be taken?
After food, take 1 ibuprofen tablet with a glass of water up to 3 times per day. Allow at least 6 hours between doses, and do not exceed 3 tablets in a 24-hour period. If you have a sensitive stomach, taking these tablets with food may be preferable.
Why do I have to answer questions in order to purchase this item?
Ibuprofen tablets do not require a prescription; however, your My London Pharmacy pharmacist will ask you to complete a brief medical questionnaire before we can process your order. This includes some basic questions that all pharmacies are legally required to ask before dispensing this type of medication. This assists our pharmacy team in determining whether or not this product is the best option for you.
When should you not use this product?
Children under the age of 12 or those weighing less than 40kg (6.3 stone/88lbs) should not take ibuprofen tablets. If you are allergic to ibuprofen, aspirin, other NSAIDs, or any of the other listed ingredients, do not use this product. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, avoid taking these tablets.
Are you taking any other NSAID pain relievers with a daily dose of more than 75mg, such as aspirin?
Have you had or will you have more than two episodes of stomach ulcers or stomach bleeding?
Have you ever had gastrointestinal bleeding or perforation that was possibly caused by NSAIDs?
Are you suffering from severe kidney, heart, or liver failure?
Are there any bleeding, including brain bleeding?
Have problems with blood clotting?
Have a problem with your body’s ability to form blood that hasn’t been diagnosed?
Are you extremely dehydrated?
If you have any of the following conditions, consult your doctor or pharmacist before using this product:
Exfoliative dermatitis, Stevens-Johnson syndrome, and toxic epidermal necrolysis are examples of serious skin reactions.
Acute intermittent porphyria is a hereditary blood formation disorder.
Are you elderly, as you may be more susceptible to side effects?
Allergies or asthma
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), hay fever, nasal polyps
If you have chickenpox, you should avoid taking ibuprofen as much as possible.
Kidney or liver function problems
I recently underwent major surgery.
Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, and other stomach or bowel disorders
SLE, also known as mixed connective tissue disease, is a type of lupus.
Heart issues, such as heart failure, angina, heart attack, bypass surgery, peripheral artery disease, and strokes of any kind (including mini-stroke and TIA)
If you have high blood pressure, diabetes, high cholesterol, a family history of heart disease or stroke, or if you smoke, you should consult your doctor.
Are there any side effects to taking ibuprofen tablets?
Care Ibuprofen Tablets, like all medicines, can cause side effects, though not everyone will experience them. If any of the following side effects occur, discontinue use and seek medical attention right away:
Blood in your faeces, black, tarry stools, vomiting blood, or dark particles that look like coffee grounds are all signs of intestinal bleeding.
Shortness of breath, swelling of the face, tongue, or throat, difficulty breathing, racing heart, and drop in blood pressure leading to shock are all signs of a serious allergic reaction.
Skin reactions that are severe, such as rashes that cover the entire body, peeling, blistering, and flaking skin
Skin rash, fever, lymph node swelling, and an increase in eosinophils are all symptoms of a severe skin reaction known as DRESS (a type of white blood cells)
You may also experience the following side effects:
Dizziness and headaches
Indigestion, heartburn, abdominal pain, feeling sick, indigestion, being sick, wind, diarrhoea, constipation, black stools, and minor blood loss in the stomach or bowel that can lead to anaemia
Fever, sore throat, superficial mouth ulcers, flu-like symptoms, severe exhaustion, and nose and skin bleeding are all signs of problems with blood cell production.
Asthma, bronchospasm, and dyspnoea are getting worse.
Stomach or intestinal ulcers, sometimes with bleeding and perforation, mouth lining inflammation with ulcers, stomach inflammation
Hepatitis, jaundice, and a malfunctioning liver
Insomnia, agitation, and irritability
Disturbances in vision
Hives, skin rashes, itching, and asthma attacks are examples of allergic reactions.
Kidney failure, cloudy urine, inflammatory kidney disease
Please see the patient information leaflet that came with your medication for a complete list of possible side effects. If you experience any of these or other side effects while using this product, stop using it immediately and consult your doctor or pharmacist. Please see the MHRA’s Yellow Card Scheme for more information on reporting medication side effects.
How should this product be stored?
Keep it cool and dry, below 25 degrees Celsius. If the expiration date on the original packaging has passed, do not use this product. Keep children out of sight and reach.
Information of importance
If you have an underlying medical problem or are taking any other medicine or complementary therapy, you should consult your doctor or a My London pharmacist before using this product. Contact us or your doctor if your symptoms worsen or persist after using this product. Please visit https://www.nhs.uk for medical services in your area.
Before using this product, consult your doctor or our pharmacist if you are pregnant, trying to become pregnant, or breastfeeding. Ask your doctor or our pharmacist if this medicine is right for you if you have any allergies.
All medicines should be kept out of sight and reach of children.
Before using this product, please read the enclosed leaflet completely.
If you have any questions about this product, please contact your doctor.
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