IBUPROFEN- ibuprofen tablet
Method Pharmaceuticals, LLC
Medication Guide for Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs)
|What is the most important information I should know about medicines called Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs)?
NSAIDs can cause serious side effects, including:
Avoid taking NSAIDs after a recent heart attack, unless your healthcare provider tells you to. You may have an increased risk of another heart attack if you take NSAIDs after a recent heart attack.
° past history of stomach ulcers, or stomach or intestinal bleeding with use of NSAIDs
° taking medicines called “corticosteroids”, “anticoagulants”, “SSRIs”, or “SNRIs”
° increasing doses of NSAIDs
° longer use of NSAIDs
° drinking alcohol
° older age
° poor health
° advanced liver disease
° bleeding problems
NSAIDs should only be used:
° exactly as prescribed
° at the lowest dose possible for your treatment
° for the shortest time needed
What are NSAIDs?
NSAIDs are used to treat pain and redness, swelling, and heat (inflammation) from medical conditions such as different types of arthritis, menstrual cramps, and other types of short-term pain.
Who should not take NSAIDs?
Do not take NSAIDs:
Use ONLY a calibrated measuring device to measure your dose of NAPROSYN Suspension. DO NOT use a household teaspoon or tablespoon. Your pharmacist can provide you with the proper device to correctly measure your dose.
|Before taking NSAIDS, tell your healthcare provider about all of your medical conditions, including if you:
What are the possible side effects of NSAIDs?
NSAIDs can cause serious side effects, including: See “What is the most important information I should know about medicines called Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs)?
|Stop taking your NSAID and call your healthcare provider right away if you get any of the following symptoms:
These are not all the possible side effects of NSAIDs. For more information, ask your healthcare provider or pharmacist about NSAIDs.
Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
|Other information about NSAIDs
Medicines are sometimes prescribed for purposes other than those listed in a Medication Guide. Do not use NSAIDs for a condition for which it was not prescribed. Do not give NSAIDs to other people, even if they have the same symptoms that you have. It may harm them.
|If you would like more information about NSAIDs, talk with your healthcare provider. You can ask your pharmacist or healthcare provider for information about NSAIDs that is written for health professionals.
This Medication Guide has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Manufactured for: Method Pharmaceuticals, LLC
Fort Worth, TX 76118
Anshi Pharmaceutical (Zhongshan) Inc., P.R. China
|Issued: August 2017