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Buflam Plus Suspension


Overview

Introduction

Buflam Plus Suspension contains two different types of painkiller. They work in different ways to reduce pain and fever. The combination is used to treat many conditions such as headache, period pain, toothache, colds and mild arthritis. These are also common ingredients in many cold and flu remedies.

Buflam Plus Suspension is best taken with food to reduce side effects. The dose and how often you need it will be decided by your doctor. You should take it regularly as advised by your doctor. Medicines used to treat pain are usually best taken at the first sign of pain. It is meant for short-term use only. Consult your doctor if the symptoms persist or worsen or if the medicine is required for use beyond 3 days.

It very rarely causes side effects if it is used correctly but this medicine may cause heartburn, indigestion, nausea, and stomach pain as side effects. Consult your doctor if any of these bother you or do not go away.

This medicine is widely prescribed and considered safe but is not suitable for everybody. Before taking it, let your doctor know if you have liver or kidney problems or asthma or are using blood-thinning medicines or drink a lot of alcohol. It may affect the dose or suitability of this medicine. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult their doctor before using it. Let your doctor know about all the other medicines you are taking because they may affect, or be affected by, this medicine. It is best to avoid drinking alcohol while using this medicine.

Uses of Buflam Suspension

Buflam Suspension side effects

Common
  • Heartburn
  • Indigestion
  • Nausea
  • Stomach pain

How to use Buflam Suspension

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. Buflam Plus Suspension is to be taken with food.

How Buflam Suspension works

Buflam Plus Suspension is a combination of two medicines: Ibuprofen and Paracetamol/Acetaminophen. It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause fever, pain and inflammation (redness and swelling).

Buflam Suspension related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Buflam Plus Suspension
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Buflam Plus Suspension may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Buflam Plus Suspension is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Buflam Plus Suspension does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Buflam Plus Suspension should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Buflam Plus Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Buflam Plus Suspension is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease. Long term use of this medicine can affect the kidney function.
Liver
CAUTION
Buflam Plus Suspension should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Buflam Plus Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
However, the use of Buflam Plus Suspension is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.

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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed this combination medicine to relieve pain, inflammation, and fever.
  • Take it with food to avoid getting an upset stomach.
  • Take it as per the dose and duration prescribed by your doctor. Long term use may lead to stomach bleeding and kidney problems. 
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking Buflam Plus Suspension as it may cause excessive drowsiness and increase the risk of liver damage.
  • Do not take it with any other medicine containing paracetamol (drugs for pain/fever or cough-and-cold) without asking your doctor first. 

Patient Concerns

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FAQs

Q. What is Buflam?

Buflam is a combination of two medicines: Ibuprofen and Paracetamol. This medication helps in relieving pain and inflammation. It works by lowering the levels of certain chemical substances in the body that cause pain and inflammation.

Q. Is it safe to use Buflam?

Buflam is safe for most of the patients. However, in some patients, it may cause some unwanted common side effects like nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, heartburn, diarrhea, and other uncommon and rare side effects. Inform your doctor if you experience any persistent problem due to the medication.

Q. Can I stop taking Buflam when my pain is relieved?

Buflam should be continued as advised by your doctor, if you are using the medicine for a condition associated with long-term pain. It can be discontinued if you are using it for short-term pain relief.

Q. Can the use of Buflam cause nausea and vomiting?

Yes, the use of Buflam can cause nausea and vomiting. Taking it with milk, food or with antacids can prevent nausea. Avoid taking fatty or fried foods along with this medication. In case of vomiting, drink plenty of water or other fluids by taking small frequent sips. Talk to your doctor if vomiting persists and you notice signs of dehydration, like dark colored and strong-smelling urine and a low frequency of urination. Do not take any other medicines without speaking to your doctor.

Q. Can the use of Buflam cause dizziness?

Yes, the use of Buflam can cause dizziness (feeling faint, weak, unsteady or lightheaded) in some patients. If you feel dizzy or lightheaded, it is better to rest for sometime and resume once you feel better. Do not drive or use any machines.

Q. Are there any specific contraindications associated with the use of Buflam?

The use of Buflam is considered to be harmful for patients with known allergy to any of the components or excipients of this medicine or in patients with known allergy to other painkillers (NSAIDs). The use of this medicine should preferably be avoided in patients with a history of stomach ulcers or in patients with active, recurrent stomach ulcer/bleeding. It should also be avoided in patients with the history of heart failure, high blood pressure, and liver or kidney disease.

Q. Is Buflam helpful in relieving stomach pain?

No, Buflam preferably should not be taken for stomach pain without consulting a physician. This drug can increase stomach acid secretion which may aggravate an unknown underlying condition.

Q. Can the use of Buflam cause damage to kidneys?

Yes, the long-term use of Buflam can cause damage to the kidneys. Normal kidneys produce a chemical called prostaglandins that protect the kidneys from damage. Use of painkillers lower the levels of prostaglandins in the body leading to kidney damage because of long-term use. Use of painkillers is not recommended to patients with underlying kidney disease.

Q. Is it safe to take a higher dose of Buflam than recommended?

No, taking a higher than the recommended dose of Buflam can increase the risks of side effects like nausea, vomiting, heartburn, indigestion, diarrhea and can also damage your kidneys on long-term use. If you are experiencing increased severity of pain or if the pain is not relieved by the recommended doses of this medicine, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.

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