Brufen 400 Tablet

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    Brufen 400 Tablet Information

    Brufen 400 Tablet, a prescription drug, is manufactured in various forms such as Tablet. It is typically used for the treatment of Fever, Pain. Brufen 400 Tablet also has some secondary and off-label uses. These are listed below.

    The right dosage of Brufen 400 Tablet depends on the age, gender, and medical history of the patient. Besides the medical condition it is advised for, the route of administration also plays an important role in determining the correct drug dosage. This information has been provided in detail in the dosage section.

    Apart from the aforementioned side effects, Brufen 400 Tablet can also lead to other problems, which have been listed below. Such side effects of Brufen 400 Tablet normally do not last long and go away once the treatment is completed. Please speak with your doctor if these side effects worsen or persist for a longer duration.

    Brufen 400 Tablet's effect during pregnancy is Moderate and Mild while nursing. In addition, Brufen 400 Tablet's effects on the liver, heart and kidney are discussed below in the Brufen 400 Tablet related warnings section.

    Brufen 400 Tablet can cause adverse effects in certain medical conditions. It is strongly recommended to avoid Brufen 400 Tablet in conditions like Asthma, Bleeding, Stomach Infection. The section on Brufen 400 Tablet contraindications lists all such conditions.

    Additionally, Brufen 400 Tablet may also adversely react with other medicines. A complete list of these interactions is given below.

    In addition to these precautions, you may also note that Brufen 400 Tablet is safe while driving, and is is addictive in nature.



    Brufen 400 Tablet Benefits & Uses

    Brufen 400 Tablet is used to treat the following -

    Other Benefits

    Brufen 400 Tablet Dosage & How to Take

    This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

    Find the right dosage based on disease and age

    Age Group Dosage
    13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
    • Disease: Arthritis
    • Before or After Meal: After Meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 1 Tablet
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 6 hourly
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    Adult
    • Disease: Arthritis
    • Before or After Meal: After Meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 1 Tablet
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 6 hourly
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    Geriatric
    • Disease: Arthritis
    • Before or After Meal: After Meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 1 Tablet
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 6 hourly
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor

    Brufen 400 Tablet Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Brufen 400 Tablet safe for pregnant women?


      Brufen may cause moderate side effects during pregnancy. If you feel its harmful effects, then stop taking this drug immediately, and do not take Brufen again without your doctor's advice.

      Moderate
    • Is the use of Brufen 400 Tablet safe during breastfeeding?


      Brufen has been seen to have minimal side effects on breastfeeding women.

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Brufen 400 Tablet on the Kidneys?


      Brufen may cause harmful effects on kidney. if you feel its having any such effect, then stop taking this drug, and restart only on your doctor's advice.

      Moderate
    • What is the effect of Brufen 400 Tablet on the Liver?


      Brufen can have moderate side effects on the liver. If you notice any harmful effects then stop taking this drug right away. Consult your doctor before using this medicine again.

      Moderate
    • What is the effect of Brufen 400 Tablet on the Heart?


      Use of Brufen may be dangerous for the heart. Do not use it without doctor's advice.

      Severe


    Brufen 400 Tablet Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Brufen 400 Tablet unless your doctor advises you to do so -



    Frequently asked Questions about Brufen 400 Tablet

    • Is this Brufen 400 Tablet habit forming or addictive?


      Brufen 400 Tablet does not cause addiction.

      No
    • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


      Yes, it is safe to do these activities or work after taking Brufen 400 Tablet as it does not make you drowsy.

      Safe
    • Is it safe?


      Yes, but take Brufen 400 Tablet only as per medical advice.

      Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
    • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


      No, Brufen 400 Tablet is not used to treat mental disorders.

      No

    Brufen 400 Tablet Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Brufen 400 Tablet


      There isn't any research available on the side effects of taking Brufen 400 Tablet with food.

      Unknown
    • Interaction between Alcohol and Brufen 400 Tablet


      Consumption of alcohol and Brufen 400 Tablet together may have severe effects on your health.

      Severe


    Frequently asked Questions about Brufen 400 Tablet

    Question over 5 years ago

    How to take Brufen?

    Dr. Chirag Bhingradiya MBBS , Pediatrics

    Brufen is available in the form of a tablet, chewable tablet, suspension and drops, and syrup. Prescription Brufen is taken every 4 to 6 hours for arthritis and pain. Adults and children older than 12 years may take non-prescription Brufen every 4 to 6 hours. Children and infants may be given Brufen every 6 to 8 hours. It is important to take Brufen with food or milk so as to prevent stomach upset. If you are taking Brufen every day, remember to take it at the same time. Brufen is also available in combination with other drugs for treating cold and cough. If you have prescribed a combination containing Brufen, do not take any non-prescription drug containing Brufen as it might cause overdosage. Shake the drops and suspensions well before use. 

    Question over 5 years ago

    Can Brufen cause weight gain?

    Dr. Sameer Awadhiya MBBS , Pediatrics

    Yes, Brufen can cause weight gain. Weight gain is one of the adverse effects of taking it as it causes fluid retention or worsens the existing fluid retention. It is therefore important that if you notice these changes in your body and immediately speak to a doctor in case of an adverse reaction to Brufen. Do not use it for long-term until and unless recommended.

    Question over 5 years ago

    What is Brufen?

    Dr. Rahul Poddar MBBS, DNB, MBBS, DNB , General Surgery

    Brufen is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) which is used for the treatment of tenderness, swelling, stiffness, and pain associated with osteoarthritis in which there is a breakdown of the lining of the joints, and rheumatoid arthritis in which there is swelling of the lining of the joints. It is also used for alleviation of the menstrual pain, before and during the menstrual cycle. It is also used to relieve fever and pain associated with a headache, minor aches, sprains, common cold, toothache, and backache. It also shows the antiplatelet effect which means it prevents the formation of blood clots. Brufen is used for the treatment of psoriatic arthritis (a chronic skin disease causing scaling and swelling), gouty arthritis (which develops from the built up of some chemical in the joints) and ankylosing spondylitis (arthritis that affects the spine).

    Question over 5 years ago

    Does Brufen increase the risk of heart disease?

    Dr. Gaurav MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, the risk of a heart disease increases with the intake of Brufen, especially during a long-term use, in comparison to those people who do not use Brufen. The drug should be avoided if you have had a history heart attack or cardiac ailments. You must inform your doctor if someone in your family had a heart attack or a stroke, if you smoke, or if you have ever had high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and diabetes. Call for the emergency help right away if you experience slurred speech, shortness of breath, chest pain or weakness in one side of the body.

    Question about 5 years ago

    Does Brufen have muscle relaxant properties?

    Dr. Sangita Shah MBBS , General Physician

    No, Brufen is not a muscle relaxant. It is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug which is used to relieve pain and inflammation associated with aches, sprains, and strains. 



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    This medicine data has been created by -

    Vikas Chauhan

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    References

    April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 666-668

    KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 200

    US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Motrin® (Ibuprofen)

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