Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Ibuprofen

            

        I have fight with headache this morning at work. I was feel gonna sick but so glad, I survive till I get in the house. Medicine helps a lot
     Okey, I learn my lesson. I should put some extra medicine to my purse for incase, If I need it. like today,  I was thought inside my head gonna pop out, joke :-) Anyway,  Ibuprofen has been used for decades to treat pain. this medicine help me with my lower back pain, headache, body ache.  Equate is a good quality product you can found it in walmart store.



  • Uses: temporarily relieves minor aches and pains due to:
  • headache
  • muscular aches
  • minor pain of arthritis
  • toothache
  • backache
  • the common cold
  • menstrual cramps
  • temporarily reduces fever

Warnings:

Allergy alert: Ibuprofen may cause a severe allergic reaction, especially in people

 allergic to aspirin. Symptoms may include:

  • hives
  • facial swelling
  • asthma (wheezing)
  • shock
  • skin reddening
  • rash
  • blisters
If an allergic reaction occurs, stop use and seek medical help right away.

Stomach bleeding warning: This product contains an NSAID, which may cause severe stomach

bleeding. The chances are higher if you

  • are age 60 or older
  • have had stomach ulcers or bleeding problems
  • take a blood thinning (anticoagulant) or steroid drug
  • take other drugs containing prescription or nonprescription NSAIDs [aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen, or others]
  • have 3 or more alcoholic drinks every day while using this product
  • take more or for a longer time than directed

Do not use
  • if you have ever had an allergic reaction to any other pain reliever/fever reducer
  • right before or after heart surgery

Ask a doctor before use if
  • you have problems or serious side effects from taking pain relievers or fever reducers
  • the stomach bleeding warning applies to you
  • you have a history of stomach problems, such as heartburn
  • you have high blood pressure, heart disease, liver cirrhosis, or kidney disease
  • you have asthma
  • you are taking a diuretic

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are
  • taking aspirin to prevent heart attack or stroke, because ibuprofen may decrease this benefit of aspirin
  • under a doctor’s care for any serious condition
  • taking any other drug

When using this product
  • take with food or milk if stomach upset occurs
  • the risk of heart attack or stroke may increase if you use more than directed or for longer than directed

Stop use and ask a doctor if
  • you experience any of the following signs of stomach bleeding:
  • feel faint
  • vomit blood
  • have bloody or black stools
  • have stomach pain that does not get better
  • pain gets worse or lasts more than 10 days
  • fever gets worse or lasts more than 3 days
  • redness or swelling is present in the painful area
  • any new symptoms appear

If pregnant or breast-feeding,

ask a health professional before use. It is especially important not to use ibuprofen

during the last 3 months of pregnancy unless definitely directed to do so by a doctor

 because it may cause problems in the unborn child or complications during delivery.


Keep out of reach of children.

In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away. (1-800-222-1222)

Directions

  • do not take more than directed
  • the smallest effective dose should be used
  • do not take longer than 10 days, unless directed by a doctor (see Warnings)
Adults and children 12 years and older:
  • take 1 tablet every 4 to 6 hours while symptoms persist
  • if pain or fever does not respond to 1 tablet, 2 tablets may be used
  • do not exceed 6 tablets in 24 hours, unless directed by a doctor
Children under 12 years: ask a doctor

Other information

  • read all warnings and directions before use
  • store at 20-25°C (68-77°F)
  • avoid high humidity and excessive heat above 40°C (104°F)

Inactive ingredients

colloidal silicon dioxide, corn starch, croscarmellose sodium, hypromellose, iron

oxides, microcrystalline cellulose, polyethylene glycol, polysorbate 80, stearic acid,

 titanium dioxide




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