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Ibuleve Maximum Strength Gel 10% is an anti-inflammatory painkiller for the treatment of a backache, rheumatic or muscular pain, sprains, strains, and neuralgia. It can also be used for pain relief in common arthritic conditions.
Ibuleve Maximum Strength Gel 10% is a clear, fragrance-free gel that contains a proven anti-inflammatory painkiller. It is designed to quickly absorb the painkiller into the skin at the point of the pain to provide fast and effective relief.The gel contains twice as much of the pain killer as the original Ibuleve formula, and can be used to treat common ailments such as backaches, rheumatic and muscular pains, sprains and strains, and common arthritic conditions.
Directions for applying Ibuleve Maximum Strength Gel:
For external use only.
Unscrew the cap, turn it upside-down and use the sharp point inside the cap to pierce the tube membrane.
Lightly apply 2 to 5 cm of gel (50 to 125 mg ibuprofen) over the affected area. Massage gently until absorbed. Wash hands after use, unless treating them.
Repeat as required, up to three times daily, or as instructed by your doctor.
Unless recommended by a doctor, medical advice should be sought about continued treatment if symptoms persist for more than a week.
Caution before applying Ibuleve Maximum Strength Gel:
Ibuleve Maximum Strength Gel is for external use only
Keep Ibuleve Maximum Strength Gel away from the eyes, nose and mouth.
Ibuleve Maximum Strength Gel is not recommended for use on children under the age of 12 years, unless instructed by their doctor.
Interaction between Ibuleve Maximum Strength Gel and blood pressure lowering drugs is possible, in theory, although very unlikely. If you would like more advice, speak to your doctor or pharmacist.
Where aspirin or other NSAID tablets are taken concurrently, it is important to bear in mind that these may increase the incidence of undesirable effects.
If Ibuleve Maximum Strength Gel is accidentally swallowed, contact a doctor or hospital straight away.
Make sure it is appropriate for you to use Ibuleve Maximum Strength Gel. Because Ibuleve Maximum Strength Gel is applied to the skin, directly over the painful area, there is less risk of the complications that sometimes arise when ibuprofen (or similar anti-inflammatory painkillers) is taken by mouth. However, there are certain categories of patients who may be at risk in rare cases.
Do not use Ibuleve Maximum Strength Gel in any of the following cases without first seeking medical advice from a doctor or a pharmacist:
If you have ever suffered from asthma.
If you have a stomach ulcer (also called a peptic or gastric ulcer).
If you have ever suffered from kidney problems.
If you have ever shown intolerance to aspirin or ibuprofen taken by mouth.
The active ingredient is ibuprofen (10% w/w).The other ingredients are industrial methylated spirit, carbomers, diethylamine and purified water.
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