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Brufen 400mg Tablet
Brufen 400mg Tablet
Brufen 400mg Tablet
Brufen 400mg Tablet
Brufen 400mg Tablet
Brufen 400mg Tablet

Brufen 400mg Tablet

By ABBOTT INDIA LTD
15 Tablet(s) in Strip
16.42*
MRP 19.32
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Brufen 400 MG Description

Brufen 400 tablet contains ibuprofen as its active ingredient. It is a pain killer (analgesic) used mainly to provide relief from various pain and inflammation. Thus, this medicine is helpful in trea

ing conditions like rheumatoid arthritis, joint, back, muscle and headache. It is also used for the management of dental, periods and post-surgery pain. This medicine should be used cautiously in children and the elderly. Brufen 400 should not be used in patients with stomach ulcers, kidney or liver or heart problems. This medicine can sometimes cause stomach discomfort and irritation. Use Brufen 400 as directed by the doctor, and do not take it for a longer duration than that prescribed as there is a risk of bleeding, liver damage and ulcers.

Product Summary

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ContainsIbuprofen(400.0 Mg)
UsesPain and inflammation
Side effectsStomach pain, diarrhea, gas
TherapyANALGESIC/ANTIPYRETIC
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Uses of Brufen 400 MG

Brufen 400 tablet is used to provide relief from pain and inflammation in rheumatoid arthritis, joints, reduced movements of joints (ankylosing spondylitis), back pain, sprains, muscles, dental, perio...
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Contraindications of Brufen 400 MG

  • If you are allergic to ibuprofen, aspirin, any other medicines of the NSAID group or any other ingredients of Brufen 400 tablet.
  • If you have experienced bleeding from the stomach, have stomach ulcers or bleeding from the stomach or gut.
  • If you have an increased bleeding tendency.
  • If you suffer from severe heart, kidney or liver failure.
  • If you are pregnant (last 3 months).

Side effects of Brufen 400 MG

  • Abdominal pain
  • Sickness
  • Diarrhoea
  • Flatulence
  • Headache
  • Runny nose
  • Breathing difficulty

Precautions and Warnings of Brufen 400 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Brufen 400 tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Use of Brufen 400 tablet is not recommended during the last three months of pregnancy and also in the early months of pregnancy, as it may cause harm to the unborn baby. Take this medicine only when it is clearly prescribed by your doctor.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Brufen 400 tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
There is limited information about the presence of ibuprofen in breastmilk. Brufen 400 tablet should be taken only if it is prescribed by your doctor.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Brufen 400 tablet?
A:
Brufen 400 tablet may sometimes cause drowsiness or sleepiness. Do not drive, if you experience these side effects.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Brufen 400 tablet?
A:
You should not consume alcohol if you are taking Brufen 400 tablet as it will increase the risk of stomach discomforts, ulcers and bleeding.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have stomach-related problems like bleeding from the stomach and ulcers (ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease) or bleeding disorders.
  • You have a history of allergic problems, asthma, etc.
  • You have heart-related problems, diabetes.
  • You have a serious disease of the kidney or liver.
  • You suffer from autoimmune disorders like systemic lupus erythematosus (risk of aseptic meningitis), mixed connective tissue disorders.
  • You are pregnant or are planning to get pregnant.
  • Use this medicine with caution in the case of children and the elderly.

Mode of Action of Brufen 400 MG

How Does It Work?

Brufen 400 tablet contain ibuprofen which inhibits the chemicals responsible for pain, swelling, redness and offers relief in joint and muscular pains due to rheumatoid arthritis or other reasons.

Directions for Use of Brufen 400 MG

  • Take Brufen 400 tablet as directed by your doctor.
  • The medicine is taken orally and may be taken with or without food, as a whole with a sufficient amount of water.

Interactions of Brufen 400 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Brufen 400 works, or Brufen itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements, or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Especially if you are taking medicines (disease class from the drug interaction) for eg. to treat high blood pressure, heart failure, high/abnormal cholesterol levels, blood thinners, anti-infectives,...
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  • Medicines to prevent blood clot such as warfarin should be used cautiously as it increases the risk of bleeding.

Storage and disposal of Brufen 400 MG

  • Store it below 25°C, in a cool and dry place.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Brufen 400 MG

Overdose

If you have taken too much of this medicine, then contact your doctor or reach out to the nearest hospital immediately as an overdose may result in vomiting, abdominal pain, headache, ulceration or bl...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking any dose of this medicine, then take it as soon as you remember. If it's already time for the next dose then skip the missed dose and follow your regular dosing schedule.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I take Brufen 400 tablet during pregnancy?

A: Brufen 400 tablet should be strictly avoided during the last 3 months of pregnancy and even during the first six months. It should be taken only when it is very necessary and prescribed by your doctor.

Q: Can Brufen 400 tablet cause stomach pain?

A: Brufen 400 tablet can cause pain and discomfort in the stomach. Take this medicine after food and if the discomfort persists, ask your doctor to prescribe supportive medicine for gastric discomfort.

Q: Can Brufen 400 tablet be used to treat headache?

A: Yes, Brufen 400 tablet can be used to treat headache.

Q: Can Brufen 400 tablet be taken on an empty stomach?

A: It can be taken empty stomach or with meals, as advised by the physician. However, it would be best if taken with milk or food to prevent stomach upset.

Q: Can I take Brufen 400 tablet if I am suffering from heart disorder?

A: It is strictly advised not to self-medicate if you have any kind of heart disorder or you recently had any heart surgery. Take this medicine only under the doctor's recommendation.

Q: What is Brufen 400 tablet used for?

A: Brufen 400 tablet is used to provide relief from pain and inflammation in rheumatoid arthritis, joints, reduced movements of joints (ankylosing spondylitis), back pain, sprains, muscles, dental, period pain, headache and pain after surgical procedure.

Q: How many Brufen 400 can I take in a day?

A: The dose and duration normally depend on the condition it is being taken for and how you responds to the treatment. You should not take more than the prescribed daily dose by the doctor.

Q: What is the side effect of Brufen tablet?

A: Headache, dizziness, flatulence, nausea, vomiting, indigestion are a few common side effects that can be seen in a few individuals after taking the Brufen tablet. However, these symptoms are usually mild and resolve on your own. Also, it is not important that everybody experiences the same.

Q: How long does Brufen 400 take to work?

A: Brufen 400 starts working within 20 to 30 minutes after taking it. But if the doctor has prescribed it for some kind of long-term pain, then it may take 2-3 weeks to show its full effect.

Q: Is Brufen 400 a painkiller?

A: Yes, Brufen 400 tablet is a pain killer medicine used mainly to provide relief from various pain and inflammation.

Q: How to take Brufen 400?

  • Take Brufen 400 tablet exactly as recommended by your doctor.
  • Swallow it whole with a glass of water.
  • Do not break, cut or chew the medicine.
  • You should not consume more than the dose prescribed by your doctor.

Q: Does Brufen 400 make you sleepy?

A: Yes, an individual may experience sleepiness/drowsiness with the use of Brufen 400 tablet. If you experience any such effects with the use of this medicine, it is recommended to avoid driving, operating machines, or performing any such tasks that require mental alertness.

Q: Is Brufen 400 and ibuprofen the same?

A: Yes, Brufen 400 and ibuprofen are the same. Brufen 400 tablet contains ibuprofen as the active substance.

Q: Can Brufen 400 be used for fever?

A: Yes, Brufen 400 tablet can be used for the treatment of fever. However, you should only take this medicine if it is recommended by your doctor.
Product Details
Brand
BRUFEN
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
29/04/2025
Last Updated on: 04 Jun 2022 | 07:31 AM (IST)

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