Dosage form:

  • Oral Suspension
  • Tablets
  • Gel


  • Each 5 ml of the oral suspension contains: Ibuprofen 100 mg
  • Each film coated tablet contains: Ibuprofen 400 mg or 600 mg
  • Each film coated tablet contains: Ibuprofen Retard 800 mg



Pain and inflammatory of: rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, primary dysmenorrhea, pyrexia, postoperative analgesia, migraine, dental pain.


  • Hypersensitivity to any of the drug components.
  • Hypersensitivity to aspirin or other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (e.g. asthma, rhinitis or urticaria).
  • Active gastro-intestinal bleeding or ulceration.
  • History of gastro-intestinal bleeding or perforation related to previous NSAID therapy.
  • History of recurrent gastro-intestinal hemorrhage or ulceration (two or more distinct episodes).
  • History of ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease.
  • Severe heart failure.
  • Severe liver failure.
  • Severe renal failure (glomerular filtration below 30 ml/min).
  • Increased tendency or active bleeding.
  • Third trimester of pregnancy.


Side effects:

Nausea, vomiting, gastrointestinal hemorrhage


Dosage and Administration:

It should be swallowed with water with or after food


Initial dose of ibuprofen is 1200 mg-1800 mg daily in divided doses, some patients could be maintained on dose of 600 – 1200 mg daily.

Maximum dose is 2400 mg daily in divided doses.


The initial dose is 400- 800 mg, then 400 mg 4 – 6 hourly with a maximum total daily dose of 1600 mg.


The daily dose is 20 mg/kg in divided doses.

In juvenile rheumatoid arthritis up to 40 mg/kg in divided doses.

In children weighing less than 30 kg the total dose given in 24 hours should not exceed 500 mg.


How Supplied:

  • IPOFENE Oral Suspension: Bottles of 100 ml, 150 ml.
  • IPOFENE 400 mg: Boxes of 20, 30, 500 film coated tablets.
  • IPOFENE 600 mg: Boxes of 20 film coated tablets.
  • IPOFENE Retard 800 mg: Boxes of 20 film coated tablets.