Afrab Ibuprofen Suspension
Afrab Chem Limited, 22 Abimbola Street, Isolo Ind. Est., Isolo, Lagos.
Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)
Dosage Form, Composition & NAFDAC Registration Number (NRN)
Suspension (NRN: A4-7348): Ibuprofen 100 mg.
Pack size: Pet bottles of 100 mL.
Afrab Ibuprofen Suspension contains Ibuprofen, a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), which possesses analgesic and antipyretic activities.
Its mode of action, like that of other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agents, is not completely understood, but may be related to prostaglandin synthesis inhibition by competitively inhibiting cyclooxygenase enzyme.
Afrab Ibuprofen Suspension is indicated for the relief of:
- fever in children including post-immunization fever,
- mild to moderate pain and inflammation,
- minor aches and pains due to colds, flu, sore throat, earache and toothaches.
- Not to be used by individuals sensitive to Ibuprofen and
- in patients suffering from gastric ulcer.
- Do not exceed the stated dose.
- Do not use medicine after the “Expiry Date” on the pack.
- Pregnant women should obtain medical advice before use.
Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist of all prescription and non-prescription products your child may be using, especially:
- Aspirin or other NSAIDs
- Blood thinning drugs (anticoagulants)
- Drugs for high blood pressure (antihypertensives)
- Drugs used to increase urine output (diuretics)
- Lithium or methotrexate.
Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction:
- difficulty breathing, swelling of the face, lips, tongue, or throat.
- Stop taking Ibuprofen and seek medical attention or call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects: Chest pain, weakness, shortness of breath, slurred speech, problems with vision or balance;Black, bloody, or tarry stools;
- Coughing up blood or vomit that looks like coffee grounds;
- Swelling or rapid weight gain;Nausea, stomach pain, low fever, loss of appetite, dark urine, clay-colored stools, jaundice;
- Fever, sore throat, and headache with a severe blistering, peeling, and red skin rash.
Dosage and Administration
- Babies and children 6 months – 1 year (½ teaspoon (2.5 mL) 3 times daily).
- Children 1 to 6 years (1 teaspoonful (5 mL) 3 times daily).
- Children 7 to 12years (2 teaspoonfuls (10 mL) 3 times daily)
or as directed by the Physician. If symptom persists after three days consult your doctor.
- Keep medicine in a cool dry place and away from the reach of children.