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HEDEX IBUPROFEN TABLETS

Active substance(s): IBUPROFEN

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3. How to take Hedex Ibuprofen
Tablets

Take special care with Hedex
Ibuprofen Tablets

This product is intended for short term use only.

shortest time necessary to relieve your symptoms.
Do not drive or operate machinery. The tablets
may cause drowsiness.

1. What Hedex Ibuprofen Tablets do
4. Possible side effects
5. How to store Hedex Ibuprofen Tablets
6. Further information

1. What Hedex Ibuprofen Tablets
do
Hedex Ibuprofen Tablets are used for the relief of
headaches including tension headaches and
migraine. They can also be used for rheumatic and
toothache and to relieve the fever and other
symptoms of colds and flu.
The active ingredient is ibuprofen, which belongs
to a family of medicines called non-steroidal
anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). This group of
medicines relieve pain, reduce inflammation and
lowers temperature when you have a fever.

2. Check before you take Hedex
Ibuprofen Tablets
Do not take Hedex
Ibuprofen Tablets:
if you have ever had an allergic reaction to
ibuprofen, aspirin or any other NSAID, or to any
of the other ingredients (listed in Section 6)
liver, heart or kidney problems
stomach ulcer,
perforation or bleeding of the stomach
aspirin at doses above 75 mg
daily
NSAID medicines, including
last 3 months of pregnancy
more than 10 days at a time unless your
doctor tells you to
under 12 years.

disease

recommended dose.
If your symptoms continue or worsen, see your
doctor.

asthma or allergic

heart problems, previous stroke or

If you take too many tablets

Contact your doctor or casualty department.

you have high blood pressure, narrowing of the
arteries, diabetes, high cholesterol, or are a
smoker)
stomach problems or had recent
stomach surgery or bowel problems such as
ulcerative colitis, or Crohn’s disease
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
or related mixed connective tissue disease
intolerance to
some sugars
aspirin at doses below 75mg.

4. Possible side effects
have side effects, but not everybody gets them.
following side effects are either very rare (less than

STOP taking the medicine and seek immediate
medical help if you experience:

If you are taking other
medicines

Signs of intestinal bleeding. Symptoms could
include abdominal pain, vomiting blood (or
Severe allergic reactions. Symptoms could
include swelling of the face, tongue and throat
causing difficulty breathing or breathing
problems e.g. unexplained wheezing, shortness
of breath, asthma or worsening of asthma,
faster heart rate/palpitations, collapsing or low
blood pressure
Inflammation of the brain lining. Symptoms

Some medicines may affect or be affected by
ibuprofen; particularly blood thinning drugs
(anticoagulants e.g. warfarin); drugs to prevent
clotting (antiplatelet drugs e.g. aspirin); water
tablets (diuretics); monoamine oxidase inhibitors
methotrexate; zidovudine; drugs for high blood
pressure (e.g. captopril, atenolol or losartan);
corticosteroids (to treat allergic or inflammatory
disorders); sulfonylureas (hypoglycaemic agents);
antibiotics (e.g. ciprofloxacin and aminoglycosides
such as gentamycin) and mifepristone.

Pregnancy and breast feeding
This medicine belongs to a group of medicines
which may impair fertility in women. This effect
goes away when the medicine is stopped. It is
affect your chances of becoming pregnant;

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5. How to store Hedex
Ibuprofen Tablets

Keep out of the reach and sight of children.
Store below 25°C.

6. Further information
Active ingredient

Other ingredients
cellulose, magnesium stearate, spray dried lactose,
colloidal anhydrous silica, croscarmellose sodium,
hydroxypropyl methylcellulose and triacetin.
tablets.

The marketing authorisation holder is
Omega Pharma Ltd., 32 Vauxhall Bridge Road,
London, SW1V 2SA, United Kingdom and all
enquiries should be sent to this address.

vomiting, fever or feeling disorientated,
especially if you have an existing autoimmune
disorder (e.g. systemic lupus erythematosus)
A reduction in blood cells that can lead to

The manufacturer

symptoms, fever, sore throat, mouth ulcers and
severe exhaustion.

This leaflet was last revised in April 2013.

Other Possible Side Effects

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blood pressure or heart failure.
If you do get any side effects, even those not
mentioned in this leaflet, tell your doctor or
pharmacist.

which may cause diarrhoea, constipation,
vomiting or flatulence, worsening of existing
bowel disease (ulcerative colitis or Crohn’s
disease).

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legs).

(hives) which can be severe with blistering and

medicine if you have problems becoming pregnant.
Do not take Hedex Ibuprofen Tablets if you are in
the last 3 months of pregnancy.

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or less urine than normal or you experience pain

Stop taking the medicine and tell your doctor.

you are in the first 6 months of pregnancy or are
breast feeding.

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Leave at least 4 hours between doses.

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Ask your doctor or pharmacist
before you take this medicine:

ears.

Adults and children aged 12 years and
over:
Swallow 1 or 2 tablets with water, every
4 to 6 hours as needed.

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Please read right through this leaflet before you
start using this medicine. This medicine is available
without prescription, but you still need to use
Hedex Ibuprofen Tablets carefully to get the best
results from them.

The following side effects could also occur.
Tell your doctor if you get them.

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Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

Disclaimer: Every effort has been made to ensure that the information provided here is accurate, up-to-date and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. Drug information contained herein may be time sensitive. This information has been compiled for use by healthcare practitioners and consumers in the United States. The absence of a warning for a given drug or combination thereof in no way should be construed to indicate that the drug or combination is safe, effective or appropriate for any given patient. If you have questions about the substances you are taking, check with your doctor, nurse or pharmacist.

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