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Cuprofen - Maximum Strength Tablets 400mg 24x

Cuprofen - Maximum Strength Tablets 400mg 24x

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Cuprofen - Maximum Strength Tablets 24x

400mg 

What are Cuprofen Maximum Strength tablets?

Cuprofen Maximum Strength tablets are a pain relief medication that can also help to reduce swelling and high temperatures. Each tablet contains 400mg of the active ingredient, so you’ll only need to take one tablet at a time to get the most of this medication, perfect for those who don’t like swallowing tablets. If you’re suffering from pain, inflammation, or symptoms of cold and flu, Cuprofen tablets could be the perfect remedy for you.

What types of aches and pains can I use this product for?

Cuprofen 400mg tablets can be used to ease lots of different aches and pains, and can also be used to reduce inflammation and high temperatures. Some of the most popular reasons why people take this product include:

Rheumatic pain

Muscular pain

Dental pain

Period pain

Backache

Neuralgia

Migraines

Headaches

Symptoms of cold and flu

High temperature or fever

How will the ibuprofen in Cuprofen 400mg tablets help to ease my pain?

Each Cuprofen tablet contains 400mg of a painkiller called ibuprofen. Ibuprofen is a type of medication called a Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drug (NSAID), which means it works by changing how your body responds to pain. This helps to relieve your pain as well as reducing inflammation or swelling and bringing down fevers or high temperatures.

Can I use this product if I’m taking other medication?

If you’re taking any other medication, including those you obtained without a prescription, you should speak to your doctor or pharmacist before taking this product. This especially applies if you are already taking:

Anticoagulants, which are also known as blood thinners, e.g. warfarin, aspirin, ticlopidine

Medications to reduce high blood pressure, e.g. ACE-inhibitors such as captopril, beta-blockers such as atenolol medicines, angiotensin-II receptor antagonists such as losartan

Corticosteroids, e.g. prednisolone

SSRIs (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors)

Cardiac glycosides, e.g. digoxin

Lithium

Methotrexate

Ciclosporin

Mifepristone

Tacrolimus

Zidovudine

Quinolone antibiotics, e.g. norfloxacin

Can I take ibuprofen if I’m already taking other painkillers?

Do not take this medication if you are already taking any other NSAID painkillers, including aspirin, naproxen, and ibuprofen. As these are the same types of medication, they should not be taken together as this can cause unwanted effects. However, you can take Cuprofen at the same time as paracetamol, another popular pain relief, as they are different types of pain killer and do not interact. However, we recommend that you speak to your doctor or pharmacist before taking any two medications at the same time, just to be sure the combination is safe for you.

Can I take this product if I’m pregnant or breastfeeding?

You should speak to your doctor or pharmacist before taking Cuprofen tablets if you are within the first 6 months of pregnancy or are breastfeeding. You should not take this product if you are in the last 3 months of pregnancy. If you’re suffering from pain during this time, you should ask your doctor, pharmacist, or health visitor for advice.

How to take these tablets

Swallow Cuprofen tablets with a sip of water or another cool drink, for best results, take with food. Take one tablet up to three times a day, leaving at least 4 hours between each dose. Do not take more than three tablets in one day.

When should this product not be used?

Cuprofen tablets are not suitable for children under the age of 12. If you are elderly you should speak to your doctor or pharmacist before taking this product. Do not use this product if you are allergic to ibuprofen, any other NSAID painkillers, or any of the other listed ingredients. Do not take this product if you:

Have or have had more than two episodes of stomach ulcer, perforation, or bleeding of the stomach

Are taking more than 75mg of aspirin daily

Are taking any other NSAIDs, such as naproxen

Suffer from severe heart, kidney, or liver failure

Speak to your doctor or pharmacist before taking this product if you have:

Asthma or allergic diseases such as hayfever

Mixed connective tissue disease, e.g. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)

Liver or kidney problems

Heart problems, e.g. previous stroke

High blood pressure, diabetes, high cholesterol, or if you are a smoker

Bowel problems, e.g. stomach ulcers or bleeding, ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease

An intolerance to some sugars, as this product contains lactose

Do Cuprofen tablets have any side effects?

Like all medications, Cuprofen tablets can have side effects, although not everyone will experience them. If you experience any of the following side effects, stop taking this product and seek immediate medical help:

Passing blood in your poo, or passing black tarry poo

Vomiting any blood or dark particles that look like coffee grounds

Symptoms of an allergic reaction, e.g. bruising, facial swelling, swelling of the lips, tongue, or throat, difficulty breathing or swallowing, wheezing, shortness of breath, asthma, skin reactions including rashes, itching, hives, blistering or peeling of the skin, rapid heart rate, palpitations, collapsing, low blood pressure

A severe skin reaction called DRESS, showing symptoms such as skin rash, fever, swelling of lymph nodes, an increase of eosinophils which are a type of white blood cells

Other side effects you may experience include:

Indigestion or heartburn

Abdominal pain, stomach pain, other stomach problems

Blood disorders, e.g. anaemia, low white blood cells, low platelet count, suppressed bone marrow function. These could cause the following symptoms; unexplained bruising or bleeding, sore throat, mouth ulcers, fever, extreme paleness, weakness, exhaustion

Blood in your pee, kidney damage, kidney failure, liver problems such as hepatitis or jaundice

Aseptic meningitis, showing symptoms such as headache, stiff neck, disorientation, fever, sensitivity to light. This may be more common in those who have auto-immune disorders such as lupus

Nausea and indigestion, diarrhoea, constipation, vomiting, flatulence, worsening of existing bowel disease

Headaches

Skin rashes

 

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