Care Ibuprofen 200mg Coated Tablets 24s

SKU : OTCIBUTAB20024 PIP-Code : 1038892 EAN : 5011309267013
Care Ibuprofen 200mg Coated Tablets provide relief from headaches, migraine, backache, period pain, dental pain, neuralgia, arthritis, rheumatic and muscular pain, fever and the symptoms of cold and flu.
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Care Ibuprofen 200mg Coated Tablets

Care Ibuprofen 200mg Coated Tablets provide relief from headaches, migraine, backache, period pain, dental pain, neuralgia, arthritis, rheumatic and muscular pain, fever and the symptoms of cold and flu.

Ibuprofen belongs to a group of medicines called Non-Steroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs) and works by reducing inflammation and relieving pain. 


 This product is intended for short term use only. You should take the lowest dose for the shortest time necessary to relieve your symptoms.

Adults, the elderly and children over 12 years:
  • Take 1-2 tablets with a drink of water, preferably with or after food, up to three times a day as required.
  • The dose should not be repeated more frequently than every 4 hours.
  • Do not take more than 1200mg (6 tablets) in 24 hours.
  • Taking this medicine with or after food or milk may only partially reduce stomach side effects such as indigestion.
You should not take Ibuprofen tablets for longer than 10 days unless your doctor tells you to. If symptoms persist or worsen consult your doctor.  


  • Active Ingredient: Ibuprofen 200mg.
  • Other Ingredients: Colloidal anhydrous silica, starch, povidone, microcrystalline cellulose, alginic acid, magnesium stearate, sodium lauryl sulfate, sodium starch glycollate and croscarmellose sodium. The coating contains polyvinyl acetate phthalate, stearic acid, purified talc, sucrose, calcium carbonate, acacia, titanium dioxide (E171) and carnauba wax.


  • Do not drink alcohol whilst taking this medicine.
  • Ibuprofen tablets belong to a group of medicines which may impair fertility in women. This effect is reversible on stopping the medicine. It is unlikely that Ibuprofen tablets, used occasionally, will affect your chances of becoming pregnant, however, tell your doctor before taking this medicine if you are having problems when trying to become pregnant. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking any medicine.
  • Medicines such as Ibuprofen tablets may be associated with a small increased risk of heart attack ("myocardial infarction") or stroke. Any risk is more likely with high doses and prolonged treatments. Do not exceed the recommended dose or duration of treatment (10 days). If you have heart problems, previous stroke or think that you might be at risk of these conditions (for example if you have high blood pressure, diabetes or high cholesterol or are a smoker) you should discuss your treatment with your doctor or pharmacist.
  • This medicine may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or tired. You may also experience blurry vision. Do not drive or use tools or machines if you are affected in any way after taking this medicine.
  • This product contains sucrose. If you have been told by your doctor that you have intolerance to some sugars, contact your doctor before taking this medicinal product.
Do not take Care Ibuprofen 200mg Coated Tablets if you:
  • Are allergic (hypersensitive), or have had an allergic reaction to, ibuprofen, any other NSAID, aspirin, or to any of the other ingredients in this medicine.
  • Have ever had a worsening of symptoms of asthma (breathing difficulty), hayfever (runny, itchy and inflamed nose with sneezing), urticaria (an itchy rash), or angioedema (swelling under the skin) when taking ibuprofen, aspirin or similar painkillers.
  • Currently have or have had a stomach ulcer or bleeding in the stomach on two previous occasions.
  • Have ever had perforation or bleeding of the gut when taking any NSAID.
  • Suffer from severe liver, kidney or heart problems.
  • Are in the last 3 months of pregnancy.
  • Have abnormal bleeding or problems with abnormal bruising.
  • Are currently taking mifamurtide (a medicine used to treat bone cancer).
Take special care with Care Ibuprofen 200mg Coated Tablets and speak to your doctor or pharmacist before taking if you:
  • Are elderly, as you may be more prone to side effects, which in some cases may be extremely serious or even life threatening.
  • Have a history of asthma or other allergy disorders.
  • Have liver, kidney, or bowel problems.
  • Have Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE), a condition of the immune system resulting in joint pains, skin rashes, kidney or liver problems.
  • Have or have had high blood pressure or heart problems. Speak to your doctor who will advise you on your treatment and may wish to monitor you.
  • Have a history of bleeding in the stomach or gut. Speak to your doctor immediately if you notice any problems with your stomach, especially at the start of your treatment.
  • Smoke.
  • Have an infection, as symptoms such as fever, pain and swelling may be masked.
  • Are a child with chickenpox.
  • Are in the first 6 months of your pregnancy.
  • Are breastfeeding as it is possible that this medicine can pass into breast milk.
  • Are taking other NSAID painkillers including a specific type called COX-2 inhibitors, or aspirin, with a daily dose above 75mg.
  • If you are on low-dose aspirin (up to 75mg).
Tell your doctor or pharmacist before taking Care Ibuprofen 200mg Coated Tablets if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription. The following medicines can affect or be affected by this medicine:
  • Other pain killers including aspirin or other NSAIDs.
  • Medicines used to treat bacterial infections.
  • Medicines to prevent blood clotting (anti-coagulants) such as warfarin and heparin, or clopidogrel and ticlopidine.
  • Medicines used to treat depression, such as selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitors (SSRIs) and lithium.
  • Medicines used to treat diabetes.
  • Medicines used to treat epilepsy.
  • Medicines used to treat high blood pressure including ACE inhibitors such as captopril, angiotensin-II antagonists such as losartan, beta-blockers such as atenolol, and vasodilators.
  • Medicines used to treat viral infections, such as zidovudine and ritonavir.
  • Medicines used to treat heart failure.
  • Medicines used to treat various illnesses that involve inflammation in the body (corticosteroids).
  • Medicines used to treat cancer, such as methotrexate and mifamurtide.
  • Medicines used during abortion, such as mifepristone.
  • Medicines used to relax muscles.
  • Pentoxyfylline, used to treat blood circulation problems.
  • Diuretics, medicines used to help you pass water (urine).
  • Medicines used to suppress the immune system in patients who have had a transplant, such as ciclosporin and tacrolimus.
  • Penicillamine, used to treat a number of conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, Wilson's disease.

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