Each soft gelatin capsule contains: Ibuprofen, USP……………………………………200 mg
Ibuprofen (Anvil 200) comes with light yellow to yellow solution in transparent oval soft gelatin capsule.
WHAT IS IN THE MEDICINE?
Each soft gelatin capsule of Anvil 200 contains Ibuprofen. Ibuprofen is a Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drug that inhibits the synthesis of prostaglandins in the body tissues by inhibiting cyclooxygenase -1 and -2 and has anti-inflammatory, analgesic and antipyretic properties.
WHAT IS THIS MEDICINE USED FOR?
Ibuprofen (Anvil 200) is used for the relief of mild to moderate pain and inflammation in conditions such as dysmenorrhea, headache including migraine, postoperative pain, dental pain, musculoskeletal and joint disorders such ankylosing spondylitis, osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis, periarticular disorders such as bursitis and tenosynovitis and soft- tissue disorders such sprains and strains. It is also used to reduce fever.
HOW MUCH AND HOW OFTEN SHOULD YOU USE THIS MEDICINE?
For adults and children (12 yrs. and older): Take 1 soft gelatin capsule with glassful of water every 4 to 6 hours, as needed. Should be taken with food (take immediately after meals) and/or milk especially if stomach upset occurs. Similar with other NSAIDs, the lowest effective dose should be used for the shortest possible time.
WHEN SHOULD YOU NOT TAKE THIS MEDICINE?
- Do not take this medicine if you are allergic to Ibuprofen.
- If having treatment of perioperative pain in the setting of Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG) Surgery; patient whom asthma, urticarial or other allergic-type reactions that are precipitated by aspirin or other NSAIDs; active or history of peptic ulcer; history of gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding; and if in the 3rd trimester of pregnancy and lactation.
WHAT SHOULD YOU DO IF YOU MISS A DOSE?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember it. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule if still needed for the condition being treated. Do not take double dose.
WHAT TO DO WHEN YOU HAVE TAKEN MORE THAN THE RECOMMENDED DOSAGE?
If overdose is suspected, immediately consult a doctor, other healthcare professionals or contact the nearest hospital.
HOW SHOULD YOU KEEP THIS MEDICINE?
Store at temperatures not exceeding 30OC.
Ibuprofen (Anvil 200) 200 mg soft gelatin capsule is available in box of 10’s and 30’s (in blister pack of 10’s).
KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN