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Ibuprofen - ADVIL® TABLETS

PHARMACOLOGICAL ACTION:
ADVIL is a non-steroidal compound with analgesic, anti-inflammatory and antipyretic activities.

INDICATIONS:
ADVIL is indicated for the relief of dental pain, menstrual pain, headache from musculo-skeletal origin, feverishness, and muscular aches and pain.

CONTRA-INDICATIONS:
ADVIL is not recommended for use by pregnant women.

WARNINGS:
ADVIL should not be given to patients with bleeding disorders, cardiovascular disease, peptic ulceration or a history of such ulceration. Caution is advised to those patients who are receiving coumarin anticoagulants. If you are breast-feeding, seek the advice of a health professional before using this product. Patients who are allergic or sensitive to aspirin should not be given ADVIL.

DOSAGE AND DIRECTIONS FOR USE:
Adults and Children over 12 years.
Initial dose: Two tablets taken with water. Then if necessary, 1 or 2 tablets every four hours. Do not exceed 6 tablets in any 24 hours. ADVIL must be taken with food or after meals.
Not to be given to children under 12 years.
Do not use continuously for more than 3 days for fever or more than 7 days for pain without consulting a doctor.

SIDE-EFFECTS AND SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS:
Dyspepsia, gastro-intestinal intolerance and bleeding may occur. Other side-effects include nervousness, skin rash, pruritus, tinnitus, oedema, depression, drowsiness, insomnia, blurred vision and other visual field defects. Sensitivity reactions, abnormalities of liver function tests, impairment of renal function, agranulocytosis and thrombocytopenia have been observed. Acute reversible renal failure has been reported. ADVIL should be used with care in patients with impaired renal function.
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