Geloprofen 400MG 12 Envelopes


What is Geloprofen and what is it used for?

Ibuprofen, the active ingredient of this medication, works by reducing pain and fever.

Geloprofen is used for the symptomatic relief of occasional mild or moderate pain, such as headaches, dental pain, menstrual pain, muscle pain (contractures) or back pain (lumbago), as well as in febrile states, in adults and adolescents over 12 years of age ( weight greater than 40 kg).

You should see a doctor if it worsens or does not improve, if the fever persists for more than 3 days or the pain lasts more than 5 days.


How to take Geloprofen?

The recommended dose is:

  • Adults and adolescents over 12 years of age (more than 40 kg in weight): 1 sachet (equivalent to 400 mg of ibuprofen) every 6 - 8 hours. No more than 3 sachets (equivalent to 1200 mg of ibuprofen) should be taken at a time. of 24 hours.
  • People over 65 years of age: the dosage must be established by the doctor, since a reduction in the usual dose may be necessary.
  • Patients with kidney, liver or heart diseases: reduce the dose and consult a doctor.

Use in children and adolescents The use of this medicine in children (under 12 years) or adolescents weighing less than 40 kg is not recommended.

Method of administration: This medication is administered orally. Once the sachet is opened, the suspension should be prepared and administered immediately. Pour the contents of one sachet into half a glass of water, shake it and then drink it. Take the medication with food or milk, especially if digestive discomfort is noted.


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