DECOFED TABLET DT

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Composition for DECOFED TABLET DT

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Primarily used for

Fever, nasal congestion, headache
Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
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Pregnancy
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₹2.5/tablet dt
10 tablet dt in 1 strip
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Substitutes for DECOFED

No substitutes found for this medicine

Medicine Overview of DECOFED TABLET DT

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Uses of Ibuprofen

Ibuprofen is used in fever, headache, arthralgia, myalgia, dental pain, post operative pain, pain during menstruation, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis and gout.
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Side effects of Ibuprofen

Common

Abdominal pain, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Epigastric pain, Flatulence, Nausea, Vomiting, Indigestion.

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How to use Ibuprofen

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Dissolve it in a glass of water before taking it.

How DECOFED TABLET DT works

Ibuprofen 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).
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Uses of Pseudoephedrine

Pseudoephedrine is used in the treatment of nasal congestion
It is also used to treat sinus and upper chest congestion.
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Side effects of Pseudoephedrine

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Headache, Dry mouth, Hypersensitivity reaction, Restlessness, Sleep disturbance.

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How to use Pseudoephedrine

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Dissolve it in a glass of water before taking it.

How DECOFED TABLET DT works

Pseudoephedrine narrows the small blood vessels, reduces swelling and production of mucous and so relieves congestion.

In Depth Information on DECOFED TABLET DT

Expert advice for Ibuprofen

  • It should be taken with food or milk to avoid getting an upset stomach.
  • It can cause serious complications like stomach bleeding and kidney problems if taken for a long time.
  • Ibuprofen can raise your risk of blood clots, heart attack, or a stroke.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.

Expert advice for Pseudoephedrine

  • Inform your doctor if you have heart, blood vessel, liver, kidney, bladder or prostate disorder.
  • Seek immediate medical attention if you experience difficulty in breathing, swollen lips or skin, severe rashes and itching, hallucinations, restlessness or sleep disturbances.
  • Inform your doctor if you are taking or have recently taken medication for any mental illness, high blood pressure or glaucoma (increased pressure inside the eye that causes visual problems).
  • Do not take if allergic to pseudoephedrine or any of its ingredients.
  • Do not take if  medication is going for any mental disorder, nasal sprays for decongestion, high blood pressure.
  • Do not take if suffering with kidney, heart, liver, blood vessel disorder or diabetes, hyperthyroidism, phaeochromocytoma (a rare tumor of the adrenal glands) or glaucoma.
  • Do not take if below below 12 years.
  • Do not take if Pregnant and breastfeeding.
Warnings
Special precautions for DECOFED TABLET DT
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Ibuprofen with alcohol increases the risk of stomach bleeding.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Decofed tablet dt 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.
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Lactation
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Caution should be exercised with impaired Renal function.
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Liver
CAUTION

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for DECOFED TABLET DT

Frequently asked questions for Ibuprofen

Q. Is Brufen and ibuprofen the same?
Yes, ibuprofen is available under brand name ‘Brufen'
Q. Is ibuprofen/ Brufen/ Ibugesic / Ibugesic plus safe?
Ibuprofen (also available as Brufen/Ibugesic /Ibugesic plus) is safe at the prescribed dose by the doctor. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use
Q. Is ibuprofen/Brufen banned in India?
No. It is available in India
Q. Is ibuprofen/ Brufen / Ibugesic/ Ibugesic plus an antibiotic?
No. Ibuprofen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug and not an antibiotic
Q. Can I take ibuprofen for a hangover/ heartburn/ heart attack?
Ibuprofen is specifically used to relieve pain. Always consult your doctor regarding its use
Q. Can I take ibuprofen with amoxicillin/ DayQuil/ tramadol/ NyQuil/ prednisone/ hydrocodone/ sudafed/ antibiotics/ codeine/ paracetamol/ panadol?
Taking other medicines may alter the effects of ibuprofen. Always consult your doctor for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be required
Q. Does ibuprofen/ Brufen make you sleepy?
No. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use
Q. Does ibuprofen/ Brufen stop your period?
At normal prescribed doses, it doesn't stop period. It is used to relieve from pain during period (menstruation). However, at high doses – about 800 mg dose three times a day, it can stop your period. However, it depends on a lot of factors. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use
Q. Does ibuprofen/Brufen reduce swelling /get you high /thin the blood?
No. However, consult your doctor if you experience any of these side effects
Q. Does ibuprofen contain paracetamol/aspirin/ caffeine/ codeine?
No. Ibuprofen does not contain paracetamol/aspirin/caffeine/codeine
Q. Is Brufen/ Ibugesic a painkiller/ anti-inflammatory/ good for toothache/ used for fever/ used for cramps/ used for flu/ used for cold/ used for stomach ache/ used for headache/ used for gall bladder pain/use for muscle soreness/use for sore throat/used for back pain/used for concussion/ used for inflammation?
Brufen or Ibugesic are trade names of ibuprofen, which is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug and used as painkiller for toothache, headache, back pain, gall bladder pain and cramps. It has inflammatory property, so used for inflammation, concussion, muscle soreness, sore throat. It is used for fever and flu. It is used with antihistamines for cold. Its better avoided for stomach pain
Q. Does Brufen cause constipation?
It may cause constipatio
Q. Does Brufen stop bleeding?
It is used to stop abnormal vaginal bleeding. However, consult your doctor if you experience such type of effects.
Q. Can I take Ibuprofen with Betahistine?
Ibuprofen can be taken with Betahistine. There are no reported drug interactions or harmful effects when they are used together.
Q. Can I take Ibuprofen with Tamsulosin or paracetamol?
Ibuprofen 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 Ibuprofen with rabeprazole?
Ibuprofen 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 Ibuprofen with famotidine?
Ibuprofen can be taken with Famotidine as no harmul effects have been seen when they are used together. Ibuprofen 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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Frequently asked questions for Pseudoephedrine

Q. Can I take pseudoephedrine for allergies?
Pseudoephedrine does give symptomatic relief from seasonal allergic conditions such as runny nose and nasal decongestion.
Q. Can I take pseudoephedrine with ibuprofen?
Yes. Ibuprofen may relieve fever experienced during cold.
Q. Can I take Pseudoephedrine with Tamsulosin?
Pseudoephedrine and Tamsulosin are not known to have any meaningful interactions. However, they act by opposite mechanisms and produce opposite effects and hence you should consult your doctor before taking these medicines together because one can decrease the effect of the other.