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Ibuprofen Oral Suspension 100mg/5ml

Ibuprofen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medicine also known as “NSAID”. This excessive productive medicine acts by reducing hormones in the body that cause inflammation and pain. Ibuprofen, which may be bought over the counter or by way of prescription by a doctor.

What is Ibuprofen Suspension?

Ibuprofen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug also known as “NSAID”. This high productive drug works by reducing hormones in the body that cause inflammation and pain. Ibuprofen, which can be purchased over the counter or via prescription by a doctor, is readily available at a low cost and can be purchased in tablet, capsule, chewable tablet, suspension, and injectable form.

Ibuprofen, named after it's active ingredient Ibuprofen is a propionic acid and has proven to be effective for the short-term relief of minor aches and pains.  While other medicines may take hours to activate results, Ibuprofen's peak level of activation takes place one to two hours after consumption.

How effective is Ibuprofen?

Overtime, Ibuprofen Suspension has proven to be a highly effective medicine in the relief of a plethora of injuries and symptoms in children as well as in adults. It has been proven to relieve minor aches and pains, back pains, common colds, headaches and migraines, mild to moderate muscular pains, and toothaches. It can be used to aid in symptoms due to the flu, also known as influenza, as well as a temporary resolution to symptoms associated with a fever. This effective, over the counter medicine can also be used to relieve earaches, dental discomfort, and discomfort and pain due to soft tissue injuries, such as sprains, straining of the muscles, and other minor injuries. 

Along with this, it is a great treatment for non-articular rheumatic conditions, such as Frozen Shoulder or Capsulitis, Bursitis, Tendonitis, Tenosynovitis, and low back pain.

What is the recommended Ibuprofen dosage?

Before taking Ibuprofen Suspension, it is essential to read all instructional information and guides provided. Be sure to take it exactly as specified on the label or as prescribed by your doctor. If you find you have any questions or concerns, ask your doctor or pharmacist before taking it.  Be sure to store the medicine at room temperature, away from moisture or heat, and, if using the liquid form of Ibuprofen, do not allow it to freeze.

Ibuprofen should always be taken with or after food as it can be harsh for stomach. 

Ibuprofen should only be used on a short-term basis and in the lowest dosage possible to achieve results. If you use this medicine on a long-term basis, you may need frequent health tests. Before taking Ibuprofen in liquid form, be sure to shake the oral suspension well before measuring a dose. It’s important to measure the liquid form of this medicine with the dosing syringe provided, a special dose-measuring spoon, or a medicine cup. If you do not have a dose-measuring device, be sure to ask your pharmacist for one.

When looking at the correct dosage to administer to children, it’s important to note that Ibuprofen Suspension should not be given to children younger than 3 months without first consulting a doctor.

The amount of Ibuprofen a child can take depends greatly on their age. For infants three to six months who weigh more than five kilograms (kg) or eleven pounds, the recommended dosage is one 2.5ml. For infants within this age and weight range, the 2.5 ml recommended dosage must not be taken more than three times a day or within a twenty-four-hour timespan. In infants three to six months, do not administer this medicine to them for more than twenty-four hours without consulting a doctor.

For infants who are three to six months, but weigh more than five kilograms (kg) or eleven pounds, a dosage of 2.5 ml may be given, but can be administered three to four times within a twenty-four-hour period. 

Children ages one to four-years-old can be given a 2.5ml dosage of Ibuprofen three to four times a day. Children aged four to seven are recommended to take a 5ml dosage three times a day. Children ages seven through twelve can take 7.5ml or 10ml, but only up to three times a day.

If this medicinal product is required to take for more than three days for an infant or adolescent or if symptoms worsen, consult a doctor.

When taking Ibuprofen Suspension, do not take it in large amounts or for a long period of time. Doing so can damage a child’s intestines and stomach. It is highly recommended to take the lowest dose possible that will be effective in treating the current condition.

What medicines to avoid when taking Ibuprofen?

When taking Ibuprofen, there are a plethora of medicines and drugs that should not be combined with it. The following are a list of medications and drugs Ibuprofen should not be taken or combined with:

  • Aspirin or Acetylsalicylic acid 

  • Other NSAIDs including cyclooxygenase

  • Ticlopidine

  • Methotrexate

  • Anticoagulants

  • Antihypertensives and diuretics

  • Corticosteroids

  • Anti-platelets agents and selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs)

  • Cardiac glycosides

  • Cyclosporine

  • Mifepristone

  • Tacrolimus

  • Lithium

  • Zidovudine

  • Quinolone antibiotics

Along with the above combinations, Ibuprofen may negatively interact with medicines such as Warfarin, SSRIs, ACE Inhibitors, and Diuretics.

Taking or administering Ibuprofen in combination with these drugs can have detrimental effects. Therefore, it is highly recommended not to take Ibuprofen if you or your child is currently taking anything containing the drugs mentioned above until you consult a healthcare professional.

What pre existing conditions will hinder a child from taking Ibuprofen?

If a child is in need of Ibuprofen to alleviate their pain, but has preexisting health conditions, it's crucial to ensure their current conditions do not negatively affect the benefits of this popular medicine. It has been shown there are specific preexisting conditions that void out the ability to take Ibuprofen.

If a child has already had an allergic reaction to the medicine, do not take it. If a child has ever experienced having an asthma attack, hives, or a severe allergic reaction after taking Aspirin, Acetaminophen, or any NSAID, such as Celecoxib, Diclofenac, or Naproxen, they should not take Ibuprofen.
Do not take Ibuprofen before or after having heart bypass surgery or a coronary artery bypass graft surgery, otherwise known as a “CABG”.

Before taking Ibuprofen, it’s important to ask a doctor or pharmacist if it is safe for  you or a child to use it if they have any of the following health conditions:

  • heart disease or diabetes

  • a history of stomach ulcers or bleeding

  • asthma

  • liver or kidney disease

  • fluid retention

  • a connective tissue disease, such as Marfan Syndrome, Sjogren's Syndrome, or Lupus.

What are the side effects associated with Ibuprofen?

While Ibuprofen Suspension is a potentially effective short-term reliever of minor aches and pains, there are side effects that may occur when taking it. Some of the side effects that may occur when taking Ibuprofen Suspension are:

  • Stomach-related side effects, including indigestion, heartburn, and bleeding. While this may occur, Ibuprofen has the lowest risk of stomach-related issues when compared to Aspirin and other NSAIDs.

  • There is an increased risk of having a stroke or a heart attack, primarily if used on a long-term basis or taken in high doses.

  • Fatal stomach or intestinal bleeding.

Children, especially those with particular medical conditions, such as liver problems, kidney conditions, heart disease, diabetes, seizures, and children taking other medications, have a higher likelihood of developing additional side effects. When taking Ibuprofen, if a child has difficulty breathing, has unexplained sickness, fatigue, loss in appetite, vision changes, fluid retention, or abnormal bleeding, it is vital to see a doctor immediately.

Ibuprofen Suspension has proven to be a popular "go-to" medicine that has aided many children in reducing pain, aches, and discomfort. While this is true, it is important to fully understand how the body can potentially react when taking Ibuprofen.

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Content reviewed 06 April 2020, Last updated 06 April 2020

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