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Brufen 600 Tablet

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Overview

Uses of Brufen Tablet

Brufen 600 Tablet is used for pain relief and fever. It relieves pain and inflammation in conditions like headache, muscle pain, dental pain or joint pain.

Brufen Tablet side effects

Common
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Nausea
  • Indigestion
  • Heartburn

How to use Brufen Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Brufen 600 Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Brufen Tablet works

Brufen 600 Tablet is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause fever, pain and inflammation (redness and swelling).

Brufen Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Brufen 600 Tablet. Taking Ibuprofen with alcohol increases the risk of stomach bleeding.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Brufen 600 Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE
Brufen 600 Tablet is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Brufen 600 Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Brufen 600 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Brufen 600 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Brufen 600 Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease. Long term use of this medicine can affect the kidney function.
Liver
CAUTION
Brufen 600 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Brufen 600 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Brufen 600 Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Brufen 600 Tablet to relieve pain and inflammation.
  • Take it with food or milk to prevent upset stomach.
  • Take it as per the dose and duration prescribed by your doctor. Long term use may lead to serious complications such as stomach bleeding and kidney problems.
  • Do not take indigestion remedies (antacids) within two hours of taking Brufen 600 Tablet.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol while taking Brufen 600 Tablet as it can increase your risk of stomach problems.
  • Inform your doctor if you have a history of heart disease or stroke.
  • Your doctor may regularly monitor your kidney function, liver function and levels of blood components if you are taking this medicine for long-term treatment.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Brufen with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Nimsun, Abinim, Nimulis
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Brufen

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My son has head ache, throat pain
Dr. Rahul Yadav
Child Specialist
Hello, please start syp Alerid 5ml once daily for the next 5 days. Also salt water gargles.You can give tab Brufen half tablet SOS for fever or headache max every 6 hrly.
my son has suddenly discharge water from ear with vomiting ,headache,fever. pl explane.
Dr. Rahul Yadav
Child Specialist
Hello, please start tab Brufen 1 tab SOS for pain or fever, max every 6 hrly. Also take tab Alerid 1 tab once daily for the next 4 days. If problem persist consult a nearest pediatrician for clinical evaluation.
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FAQs

Q. Is Brufen safe?

Brufen is safe if used at the doses and for the duration prescribed by the doctor. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use.

Q. Can I take Brufen with Betahistine?

Brufen can be taken with Betahistine. There are no reported drug interactions or harmful effects when they are used together.

Q. Can I take Brufen with Tamsulosin or paracetamol?

Brufen can be taken with Tamsulosin or paracetamol. No harmful side effects or other interactions have been seen when they are taken together.

Q. Can I take Brufen with rabeprazole?

Brufen can be taken with Rabeprazole . Rabeprazole is used to prevent painkiller (NSAIDs) induced gastritis and stomach ulcers by decreasing the production of acid in the stomach. There are no reported drug interactions or harmful effects when they are used together.

Q. Can I take Brufen with famotidine?

Brufen can be taken with Famotidine as no harmul effects have been seen when they are used together. Brufen is a pain killer and belongs to the group of NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agents) and you should be careful while taking NSAIDs as they are strong gastric acid stimulators and would increase the gastric acid secretion and further worsen your underlying condition.

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16th Floor, Godrej BKC, Plot – C, “G” Block, Bandra-Kurla Complex, Bandra (East), Mumbai – 400 051, India
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