Ibuprofen

  • TRADE NAMES: Act-3; Actiprofen; Advil (Wyeth); Anco; Apsifen; Brufen; Ebufac; Genpril; Haltran; Lidifen; Medipren; Midol 220; Motrin (McNeil); Nuprin; Pamprin; Profen; Proflex; Rufen; Tabalom; Trendar; Urem; Vicoprofen (AbbVie)
  • INDICATIONS: Arthritis, pain
  • CLASS: Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAID)
  • HALF-LIFE: 2–4 hours
CLINICALLY IMPORTANT, POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS INTERACTIONS WITH:

Aspirin, Ciprofibrate, Diuretics, Methotrexate, Methyl salicylate, NSAIDs, Oxycodone hydrochloride, Salicylates, Tacrine, Tacrolimus, Urokinase, Voriconazole

PREGNANCY CATEGORY: D
category C prior to 30 weeks gestation; category D starting at 30 weeks gestation

NSAIDs may cause an increased risk of serious cardiovascular and gastrointestinal adverse events, which can be fatal. This risk may increase with duration of use.

Our database has 113 adverse reactions for this drug across the following areas

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SKIN.
HAIR.
NAILS.
MUCOSAL.
CARDIOVASCULAR.
CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM.
ENDOCRINE/METABOLIC.
GASTROINTESTINAL/HEPATIC.
GENITOURINARY.
HEMATOLOGIC.
NEUROMUSCULAR/SKELETAL.
OCULAR.
OTIC.
RENAL.
RESPIRATORY.
OTHER.


Page last updated 03/20/2020

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Incidence info

  • <1%
  • 1-5%
  • 5-10%
  • 10-15%
  • 15-20%
  • 20-30%
  • >30%

Seriousness info

  • Hospitalization possible
  • Life threatening
  • Fatal

Warnings in other populations info

  • Breast feeding
  • Geriatric
  • Pediatric
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