Ibuprofen + Paracetamol
Alaxan, Alaxan FR
FormatTablet and Capsule
What is the medicine used for?
- Ibuprofen + Paracetamol (Alaxan and Alaxan FR) is used for the relief of mild to moderately severe pain of muscoskeletal origin such as muscle pain (myalgia), arthritis, rheumatism, sprain, strain, bursitis (inflammation of the fluid-filled sac or bursa) that lies between a tendon and skin), tendonitis, backache and stiff neck.
- Ibuprofen + Paracetamol (Alaxan and Alaxan FR) is also used for the relief of tension headache, dysmenorrhea, toothache, pain after tooth extraction and minor surgical operations.
- Ibuprofen + Paracetamol (Alaxan and Alaxan FR) is effective for fever reduction.
What is in the medicine?
Each tablet/capsule contains:
The product contains a combination of ibuprofen and paracetamol. Ibuprofen belongs to a group of medicines called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (also known as NSAIDs). Like other NSAIDs, ibuprofen works by changing the body’s chemical response to pain, swelling and fever resulting in relief of symptoms of inflammation (e.g. swelling, redness) and relief of pain and/or fever. Paracetamol is a fever reducer and pain reliever
How much and how often should you use this medicine?
Like other NSAIDs, the lowest effective dose of ibuprofen + paracetamol should be used for the shortest possible time. This medicine is given orally (by mouth).
Adults and Children 12 years and older: 1 tablet or capsule every 6 hours as needed or as directed by a doctor.
Do not take more than directed.
Do not take longer than 10 days, unless directed by a doctor.