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Ibugesic Plus Tablet

By CIPLA LIMITED
15 Tablet(s) in Strip
13.18*
MRP 15.50
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Ibuprofen(400.0 Mg) + Paracetamol / Acetaminophen(325.0 Mg)
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Therapeutic classification
Analgesic/antipyretic

Medical Description

Ibugesic Plus tablet is a pain-relieving medicine that is used to relieve pain and reduce fever. Ibugesic Plus tablet is used in the treatment of minor aches and pain such as headache, dental pain, mu
scle and joint pain and pain due to injury. Ibugesic Plus Tablet is a combination medicine containing ibuprofen and paracetamol as its active ingredient. It should be taken as instructed by the doctor, try to keep a minimum gap of 6 hours between two doses and do not consume more than 3 tablets in a day. Ibugesic Plus tablets should not be used in children below 12 years of age. Reach out to your doctor if your symptoms persist (if the pain lasts for more than 10 days; if there is redness or fever that lasts for more than 3 days).
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Uses of Ibugesic Plus Tablet

Ibugesic Plus tablet is used for the treatment of pain & ache such as headache, backache, toothache, joint and muscle pain and to reduce fever.

Contraindications of Ibugesic Plus Tablet

  • If you are allergic to ibuprofen, paracetamol or any ingredients of the Ibugesic Plus tablet.
  • If you are already taking other medicines containing paracetamol or ibuprofen.
  • If you have a history of an allergic reaction due to the use of painkillers like aspirin, etc.
  • If you have ulcers or bleeding in the stomach, intestine or any part of your gut.
  • If you any blood clotting disorder or problems related to the blood supply to the brain.
  • If you are experiencing a fluid loss (due to vomiting, diarrhoea, or not drinking enough fluids).
  • If your kidneys are not working properly or you have liver function problems.
  • If you are more than 6 months pregnant or you are in your last trimester of pregnancy.

Side effects of Ibugesic Plus Tablet

  • Diarrhoea
  • Stomach pain
  • Vomiting
  • Bloating
  • Dizziness
  • Gas
  • Constipation
  • Headache
  • Skin rashes

Precautions and Warnings of Ibugesic Plus Tablet

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the Ibugesic Plus Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Avoid taking the Ibugesic Plus during pregnancy without taking advice from your doctor.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take the Ibugesic Plus Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Ibugesic Plus Tablet should be used by nursing women only if advised by a doctor.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Ibugesic Plus Tablet?
A:
You may experience dizziness, drowsiness, fatigue and visual disturbances. Thus, it is advised not to drive when you are taking this medicine and experiencing these signs.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Ibugesic Plus Tablet?
A:
You should avoid consuming alcohol along with Ibugesic Plus. It can increase the risk of liver disease and stomach bleeding.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are an elderly person as there is a risk of getting the side effects.
  • You have a history of or suffering from lung disorders such as asthma & nasal allergy.
  • You have high blood pressure, any heart condition, kidney or liver diseases.
  • You may develop ulcers or experience stomach bleeding after taking Ibugesic Plus.
  • You experience a burning sensation in the abdomen too often.
  • You are suffering from an immune disorder, where your immune system acts against the body tissues.
  • You have a hereditary disorder like glucose-6-phosphate-dehydrogenase deficiency or porphyria (blood disorders).
  • You consume alcohol too often or you recently had major surgery.
  • You are taking fertility treatment or trying to conceive, you should not take this medicine.
  • Ibugesic Plus tablet is not meant to be used in children below 12 years of age.

Mode of Action of Ibugesic Plus Tablet

How Does It Work?

  • Ibugesic Plus Tablet acts by the combined action of ibuprofen and paracetamol. Both of these medicines have analgesic and anti-inflammatory actions.
  • It works by interfering with the production of a chemical called prostaglandins, which is responsible for swelling and pain. It also controls fever and promotes cartilage matrix synthesis. Hence, it i
    s useful for musculoskeletal pain and sports injuries.
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Directions for Use of Ibugesic Plus Tablet

Take Ibugesic Plus Tablets as a whole with a glass of water with meals.

Interactions of Ibugesic Plus Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • Other medicines containing paracetamol should not be consumed while taking Ibugesic Plus, as there is an increased risk of liver damage.
  • Some medicines can affect the way Ibugesic Plus works, or Ibugesic Plus 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 to treat high blood pressure, heart failure, high/abnormal cholesterol levels, blood thinners, anti-infectives, anti-diabetics, anti-asthmatics, pain killers, im
    munomodulatory medicines or medicines for the brain-related disorder.
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  • There is a risk of bleeding if you are taking medicines to thin the blood like warfarin and coumarin.
  • Increased risk of fits if you are taking this medicine with antibiotics like levofloxacin and ciprofloxacin.

Storage and disposal of Ibugesic Plus Tablet

  • Store this medicine below 30°C in a cool and dry place.
  • Keep this medicine out of the reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Ibugesic Plus Tablet

Overdose

An overdose of Ibugesic Plus can result in headache, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain and diarrhoea. If you think you have taken too much of this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or visit the n
earest hospital. Taking this medicine in high doses may result in serious liver damage and coma.
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Missed a Dose

Do not take a double dose of this medicine if you have missed any dose. Take the next dose as soon as you remember. A minimum of 6-hour gap is recommended between 2 doses of this medicine.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is the difference between Ibugesic and Ibugesic Plus tablets?

A: Ibugesic contains ibuprofen as an active ingredient and is used as a painkiller to reduce pain, inflammation and fever. Ibugesic Plus contains a combination of ibuprofen and paracetamol and is also used as a painkiller. Based on the severity of your condition, your diagnosis and medical history, the doctor shall prescribe a suitable dose.

Q: Is Ibugesic Plus addictive?

A: No, this medicine is not addictive. However, it is advised not to give this medicine if anyone else has the same condition like you.

Q: How often I can take the Ibugesic Plus tablets?

A: You should take the Ibugesic Plus tablet as per your doctor's recommendation, keep a minimum 6-hour gap between 2 consecutive doses and do not take more than 3 tablets in 24 hours. This medicine should not be used in children below 12 years of age and who weigh less than 40 kg. (if >12 yrs old).

Q: Why do pain killers cause gastrointestinal bleeding?

A: Pain killers are known to work by interfering with the production of a chemical called prostaglandins. Certain prostaglandins help in protecting the stomach lining from the corrosive effects of stomach acid, as well as playing a role in maintaining the natural, healthy condition of the stomach lining. Painkillers reduce the formation of prostaglandins. Thus, it can lead to gastrointestinal bleeding.

Q: What is the difference between Combiflam and Ibugesic Plus?

A: Combiflam Tablet, as well as Ibugesic Plus tablet both these medicines, contain a combination of ibuprofen and paracetamol as their active medicine. These medicines are generally used as painkillers. Based on the cause and severity your doctor shall prescribe the suitable medicine for you.

Q: What is the difference between Ibugesic Plus and Meftal P?

A: Ibugesic Plus Tablet is a combination of ibuprofen and paracetamol and is generally used as a painkiller. Meftal P tablet contains mefenamic acid and paracetamol, generally used to relieve pain and abdominal cramps during the menstrual cycle. Based on the cause and your medical history your doctor will prescribe the suitable medicine for you. Avoid self-medication.

Q: Is Ibugesic Plus an antibiotic medicine?

A: No, Ibugesic Plus is a pain-relieving medicine that is used to relieve pain and reduce fever.

Q: Can Ibugesic Plus be given for cough and chest congestion?

A: No, this is a pain-relieving medicine and not effective in controlling cough and relieving chest congestion.

Q: Is Ibugesic Plus effective for sore throat?

A: No, sore throat is caused due to viral infection. This is a pain-relieving medicine and is not effective against viral infection.

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ContainsIbuprofen(400.0 Mg),Paracetamol / Acetaminophen(325.0 Mg)
UsesPain and fever
Side effectsDiarrhoea, stomach pain, vomiting, bloating, dizziness
Last Updated on: 08 Oct 2021 | 07:23 PM (IST)
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