Ibuprofen

Ibuprofen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body.

Ibuprofen is used to reduce fever and treat pain or inflammation caused by many conditions such as headache, toothache, back pain, arthritis, menstrual cramps, or minor injury.

Ibuprofen is used in adults and children who are at least 6 months old.


  • Ibuprofen may increase your risk of fatal heart attack or stroke, especially if you use it long term or have heart disease.
  • Do not take more than your recommended dose. An ibuprofen overdose can damage your stomach or intestines.
  • You should not use this medicine if you are allergic to ibuprofen, aspirin or other NSAIDs.
  • Taking ibuprofen during the last 3 months of pregnancy may harm the unborn baby. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant while using ibuprofen.


Some brand names of ibuprofen in Bangladesh:
  • REUMAFEN (Beximco Pharmaceuticals Ltd.)
  • PROFEN (Acme Laboratories Ltd.)
  • FLAMEX (ACI Ltd.)

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