Brufen Active Ointment

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Brufen Active Ointment Information

Brufen Active Ointment, a prescription drug, is manufactured in various forms such as Cream. It is typically used for the treatment of Fever, Pain. The alternative uses of Brufen Active Ointment have also been explained below.

The correct dosage of Brufen Active Ointment depends on the patient's age, gender, and medical history. Dosage also depends on the route of administration and your chief complaint for which the drug is prescribed. For detailed information on this, read through the dosage section.

Apart from the aforementioned side effects, Brufen Active Ointment can also lead to other problems, which have been listed below. Such side effects of Brufen Active Ointment 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.

Furthermore, you should know that effect of Brufen Active Ointment is Moderate for pregnant women and Mild for women who are breastfeeding. Warnings related to Brufen Active Ointment's effects on the liver, heart and kidney, if any, have been listed below.

Individuals suffering from medical conditions like Asthma, Bleeding, Stomach Infection must refrain from the use of Brufen Active Ointment since this can cause severe adverse effects. Other contraindications of Brufen Active Ointment have been discussed in the sections ahead.

Drug interactions for Brufen Active Ointment have been reported in the medical literature. See below for a complete list.

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

Brufen Active Ointment Benefits & Uses

Brufen Active Ointment is used to treat the following -

Other Benefits

Brufen Active Ointment 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

Brufen Active Ointment Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Brufen Active Ointment safe for pregnant women?

    Brufen can cause unwanted side effects in pregnant women. If you experience any side effects, stop taking Brufen right away. Take your doctor's advice before taking it again.

  • Is the use of Brufen Active Ointment safe during breastfeeding?

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

  • What is the effect of Brufen Active Ointment on the Kidneys?

    Kidney can be affected by Brufen. If you experience any unwanted effects of this drug, stop taking it. You should take it again only after medical advice.

  • What is the effect of Brufen Active Ointment on the Liver?

    You may experience side effects on your liver after taking Brufen. If this happens, then discontinue its use. Consult your medical practitioner, do as he/she suggests.

  • What is the effect of Brufen Active Ointment on the Heart?

    Brufen may have severe effects on your heart, so do not take it without first consulting your doctor.


Severe Interaction of Brufen Active Ointment with Other Drugs

Brufen Active Ointment should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -



Brufen Active Ointment Contraindications

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

Frequently asked Questions about Brufen Active Ointment

  • Is this Brufen Active Ointment habit forming or addictive?

    No, there is no any evidence that Brufen Active Ointment is addictive.

  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

    Yes, you can comfortably use machinery or drive after taking Brufen Active Ointment since it will not make you feel sleepy.

  • Is it safe?

    Yes, but consume Brufen Active Ointment only on doctor's advice.

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

    There is no benefit of taking Brufen Active Ointment for mental disorders.


Brufen Active Ointment Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Brufen Active Ointment

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

  • Interaction between Alcohol and Brufen Active Ointment

    Taking alcohol with Brufen Active Ointment can be dangerous.


Frequently asked Questions about Brufen Active Ointment

Question almost 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 4 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 almost 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 4 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 over 4 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

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience


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