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It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Flamex.
Flamex may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing ... View More
Flamex is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not har... View More
Flamex does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Flamex should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Flamex may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Use of Flamex i... View More
Flamex should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Flamex may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Use of Flamex is... View More
Flamex is a pain relieving medicine. It is used to treat many conditions such as headache, fever, period pain, toothache, colds, and mild arthritis. It ... View More
Uses of Flamex
- Pain relief
Side effects of Flamex
- Stomach pain
How to use Flamex
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Flamex is to be taken with... View More
How Flamex works
Flamex is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause fever, pain and inf... View More
- You have been prescribed Flamex to relieve pain and inflammation.
- Take it with food or milk to prevent upset stomach.
- Take it as per the dose and duration prescribed by your doctor. Long term use may lead to serious complications such as stomach bleeding and kidney prob... View More
- Do not take indigestion remedies (antacids) within two hours of taking Flamex.
- Avoid consuming alcohol while taking Flamex as it can increase your risk of stomach problems.
- Inform your doctor if you have a history of heart disease or stroke.
- Your doctor may regularly monitor your kidney function, liver function and levels of blood components if you are taking this medicine for long-term trea... View More
Rheumatoid arthritis, Osteoarthritis, Pain, Fever, Pericarditis, Dysmenorrhea, Patent ductus arteriosus, Inflammation, Musculoskeletal and joint disorde... View More
Should be taken with food.
Pain/Fever/Dysmenorrhea 200-400 mg PO q4-6hr; not to exceed 1.2 g unless directed by physician Inflammatory Disease 400-800 mg PO q6-8hr; not to ex... View More
Fever 6 months to 12 years 5-10 mg/kg/dose PO q6-8hr; not to exceed 40 mg/kg/day Pain 4-10 mg/kg/dose PO q6-8hr; not to exceed 40 mg/kg/day Ju... View More
Significantly impaired renal function: Monitor closely; consider reduced dosage if warranted
Active peptic ulcer; hypersensitivity. Neonates with congenital heart disease, suspected necrotising enterocolitis and active bleeding (parenteral).
Mode of Action
Ibuprofen inhibits synthesis of prostaglandins in body tissues by inhibiting cyclooxygenase-1 and 2. It has anti-inflammatory, analgesic and antipyretic... View More
Asthma; renal or hepatic disorders; bleeding disorders; CV disease. Pregnancy, lactation. Lactation: Drug excreted into breast milk; use not recommen... View More
1-10% Dizziness (3-9%),Epigastric pain (3-9%),Heartburn (3-9%),Constipation (1-3%),Nausea (3-9%),Rash (3-9%),Tinnitus (3-9%),Edema (1-3%),Fluid retenti... View More
Pregnancy Category Note
Pregnancy category: C; D in 3rd trimester or near delivery. At >30 weeks' gestation; may cause premature closure of ductus arteriosus
Increased risk of GI bleeding w/ warfarin, corticosteroids, SSRIs and aspirin. May reduce the natriuretic effects of diuretics. Reduced antihypertensive... View More
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The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not... View More