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Ibumax 600mg Tab

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Medical Description

Ibumax tablets are used to treat mild to moderate pain. It combines a single main ingredient: Ibuprofen. It helps reduce fever and inflammation (redness, swelling). Uses of Ibumax tablets include mana...
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ContainsIbuprofen(600.0 Mg)
UsesAcute or chronic mild to moderate pain
Side effectsNausea, Vomiting, Drowsiness, Dizziness, Constipation, Headache, Stomach Pain, Shortness Of Breath.
ClassificationANALGESIC
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Uses of Ibumax 600 MG

  • As per CDSCO, the Ibumax tablet can be used to manage acute pain in adults in the short term (for a few days).
  • It can be used to manage mild to moderate pain and in conditions such as Rheumatoid arthritis, menstrual pain, etc.

Contraindications of Ibumax 600 MG

  • If you are allergic to Diclofenac or any active component of these Ibumax tablets.
  • If you are at risk for myocardial infarction or a stroke.
  • If you are using thing medicine for pain after coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery.
  • If you have liver failure or conditions that affect the liver's functioning, this medication might increase the risk of adverse effects.
  • If you have severe kidney-related disorders.
  • If you have a history of breathing disorders such as asthma.
  • If you have stomach bleeding or perforation, this medicine can worsen your condition due to increased bleeding.
  • If your body has been in shock (very low blood pressure), with not enough blood to pump to all body parts.
  • Note - Do not give this tablet to children without consulting a doctor, especially those with a history of kidney failure.

Side effects of Ibumax 600 MG

  • Nausea,
  • Dizziness,
  • Abdominal pain,
  • Depression,
  • Drowsiness,
  • Headache,
  • Stomach pain,
  • Shortness of breath.

Precautions and Warnings of Ibumax 600 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the Ibumax 600 mg Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
No, it is not safe to use an Ibumax tablet if you are pregnant. Studies have shown that this medicine can cause problems in the fetus, such as underdevelopment of the kidney, blood circulation problems, etc. Consult your doctor if you are in pain so that appropriate medication can be given.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take the Ibumax 600 mg Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
You can take Ibumax tablets while nursing an infant. Many studies have shown that this medicine does not cause any problems to the breastfed infant. If prolonged treatment is prescribed, however, early weaning could be suggested by your doctor. Consult your doctor for the dosage and directions.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken the Ibumax 600 mg Tablet?
A:
No, Ibumax tablets may cause side effects such as dizziness, tiredness, slow reflexes, and double and blurred vision. Therefore, do not drive if you have taken this medication and notice these side effects.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Ibumax 600 mg Tablet?
A:
No, do not consume alcohol with an Ibumax tablet. It can interact with alcohol, which can worsen the usual side effects. It can also lead to bleeding, stomach ulcers, and a high heart rate.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have a seizure disorder.
  • You have been diagnosed with active liver inflammation like Hepatitis C infection. Do not take this medicine without notifying your doctor.
  • You suffer from malnutrition. Use this medication with caution after consulting your doctor.
  • You are vomiting due to any reason. Do not take this medication without caution.
  • You are an older adult over the age of 65 years. The dose of this medicine should be carefully monitored in older patients to avoid side effects.
  • You have a heart condition.
  • You have a dental or any other surgical procedure planned.
  • You are consuming any ayurvedic or herbal medicines or supplements.
  • You feel any stomach discomfort or stomach pain after taking it.

Mode of Action of Ibumax 600 MG

How Does It Work?

Ibumax tablet consists of Ibuprofen as its main active component. Diclofenac is a type of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medicine (NSAID) medication. It works as an anti-analgesic (pain reliever) a...
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Directions for Use of Ibumax 600 MG

  • Take the Ibumax tablet in the suggested duration and dosage.
  • Do not use more than a single tablet or recommended dosage without first consulting your doctor, as this could result in an overdose.
  • Consume it as soon as you open the package of the medicine.
  • Try to swallow the whole tablet with a glass of water, and do not chew.
  • Try to take this medicine on time as suggested by your doctor.
  • Try to take it with food to avoid stomach discomfort.
  • Check the expiration date before using it.
  • Consult the doctor before giving this tablet to a child or an infant.

Interactions of Ibumax 600 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Inform your doctor if you are using ACE inhibitors for high blood pressure; Ibumax tablets may lower the effectiveness of these medicines. Blood pressure should be monitored.
  • Using medicines such as blood thinners like warfarin or aspirin with an Ibumax tablet is not recommended. The effectiveness of these tablets is reduced and leads to increased side effects and risk of ...
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  • Do not use Ibumax tablets with Diuretic such as furosemide and thiazides. Studies have shown that the effect of diuretic medicines is lowered. The patient should be observed closely for signs of renal...
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  • Ibumac tablets can increase Lithium levels in the body when they are used together. It can lead to lithium toxicity which can cause many side effects such as lethargy, drowsiness, irritability, etc.
  • These tablets can also increase the toxicity of methotrexate medicine. Hence, they should not be used together.
  • Do not use Ibumax tablets with other NSAID medicine such as acetaminophen without consulting your doctor, as it may lead to an overdose.

Interactions with food items

  • Ibumax tablets can cause stomach discomfort or even stomach pain when you take them on an empty stomach. This pain or discomfort can be even worse if you already have an existing stomach ulcer, bleedi...
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Storage and disposal of Ibumax 600 MG

Store Ibumax tablets in dry conditions at room temperature. Keep these tablets away from wet surfaces, direct sunlight, and humid conditions. Keep the Ibumax tablet away from pets and children. Try to...
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Dosage of Ibumax 600 MG

Overdose

Ibumax tablet overdose can cause abdominal pain, dizziness, fainting, vomiting, convulsions, low blood sugar, sweating, cardiac arrest, lethargy, low blood pressure, liver problems (yellow skin and ey...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed a dose of the Ibumax tablet, take it as soon as possible. If it's already time to take the next tablet, skip the missed one and take the next dose of Ibumax tablets. Do not take bot...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
REVIEWED BY
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Dr. Vijay Y

MBBS, MD in Clinical Pharmacology

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: When should I stop taking Ibumax tablets?

A: It would be best to take Ibumax tablets as advised by your doctor. It is only recommended as a short-term treatment for relieving pain. You can stop using it once the pain has subsided. However, if you have any concerns regarding when to stop, please consult your doctor.

Q: Is it ok to take an Ibumax tablet if I have a cold and use medication for it?

A: Many of the medications used in cold, cough, and allergy tablets can lead to drowsiness, dizziness, and slow breathing. When combined with an Ibumax tablet, these side effects can be worsened. Therefore, try to take these medications only after consulting your doctor.

Q: Can I use an Ibumax tablet with other pain-relieving medications?

A: Don't take other pain medicines with similar ingredients while using an Ibumax tablet. It increases the risk of overdose, which can cause symptoms like dizziness, stomach bleeding, liver failure, kidney failure, stomach ulcers, etc. Consult your doctor if the pain has not subsided.
Product Details
Brand
IBUMAX
Expires on or After
22/08/2022
Last Updated on: 20 Apr 2022 | 09:46 AM (IST)
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