Ibuprofen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) of a group of propionic acid derivatives. The drug has analgesic, anti-inflammatory and antipyretic effect.
On Ireland’s pharmaceutical market, Ibuprofen comes in various dosage forms that facilitates use of the drug in patients of different ages.
At retail pharmacies and online pharmacies, people can buy Ibuprofen in the form of:
If a person have never taken NSAIDs, he should read an instruction and learn indications for use of this drug before to order Ibuprofen online.
Ibuprofen is used as an analgesic and anti-inflammatory drug while treating rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis and ankylosing spondylitis in adults and adolescents.
Ibuprofen can be used to relieve pain syndrome in soft tissue damage, as well as for symptomatic relief of headache, dental or postoperative pain.
Ibuprofen action is directed to inhibition of prostaglandins that are mediators of inflammatory processes and provoke development of such symptoms as pain and fever.
High safety profile allows to use Ibuprofen in pediatric practice as an antipyretic and analgesic means.
Therefore, for treatment of children and adolescents, one can buy Ibuprofen in the form of suppositories, oral suspension and chewable capsules at local pharmacies. In Ireland, oral suspension Ibuprofen is available under the brand names Provin, Brupro, Easofen, Brufen, and Fenopine.
Chewable capsules and rectal suppositories for children are sold under the brand name Nurofen. Pediatric forms of Ibuprofen are developed specifically for children and can be used to relieve pain and fever in influenza and acute respiratory viral diseases.
Ibuprofen can also be used in children to eliminate moderate pain in neuralgia, toothache and headache.
If your child has flu accompanied with great fever, and you need as quickly as possible to reduce high temperature, you can buy oral suspension Ibuprofen on online pharmacy.
The drug will help not only to reduce high temperature, but also to facilitate other disease symptoms. Important advantages of Ibuprofen over other NSAIDs and paracetamol are its wide range of therapeutic effect and good tolerability in children.
Pediatric dose of Ibuprofen is calculated of the child’s body weight and it usually makes 5 to 10 mg per kg of body weight per day. The daily dose should be split into 2-3 intakes. The maximum daily dose of Ibuprofen should not exceed 20 mg per kg of body weight.
Rapid onset of therapeutic action, as well as prolonged analgesic and anti-inflammatory effects explain effectiveness of Ibuprofen in children.
To relieve pain syndrome, Ibuprofen can be taken only once. Inflammatory process can be treated by short courses by means of this NSAID. Therapy of chronic illnesses may require long-term use of Ibuprofen that can negatively affect the family budget.
If price of this NSAID seems high at retail pharmacies, the person can buy cheap Ibuprofen online. Normally, online pharmacies offer low prices on Ibuprofen and other NSAIDs.
This is due to relatively low costs of pharmacy maintenance, as well as a possibility to adjust to short-term changes in demand and offers for anti-inflammatory drugs. It should be understood: the more Ibuprofen packages you order at once, the lower price of the drug.
For topical treatment of inflammatory and degenerative diseases of the musculoskeletal system, Ibuprofen 5% gel is used. On Ireland’s market, the gel is supplied under the trade names Phorpain, Ibugel, and Nurofen.
Use of Ibuprofen gel helps to reduce pain syndrome, reduces morning stiffness of the joints and swelling of soft tissues.
In topical application of Ibuprofen 5% gel, the drug is insignificantly absorbed into the systemic circulation, therefore has no pronounced systemic action on the body.
A strip of the gel 4-8 cm long is applied to the damaged area and thoroughly rubbed with light circular movements. The duration of topical treatment depends on severity of the disease and makes at the average 2-3 weeks.
When treating severe forms of arthritis, osteoarthritis, radiculitis, and tendinitis, combined use of gel with capsules or tablets of Ibuprofen can be may recommended.
In Ireland, oral forms of Ibuprofen can be purchased without a prescription on any online pharmacy or at retail pharmacy. At local pharmacies, this NSAID is supplied under the trade names Seclodin, Actiprofen, Advil, Miofen, and Melfen.
In oral administration, Ibuprofen pharmacokinetics is due to good absorption in the gastrointestinal tract in adults. Absorption can slightly reduced while taking the drug after meal.
When using Ibuprofen orally, the maximum blood concentration of the drug is achieved after half an hour. Antipyretic effect develops quickly and lasts for 6-8 hours.
Data of randomized controlled and pharmacoepidemiological studies confirms that Ibuprofen has the most favorable gastrointestinal tolerability among all NSAIDs.
Despite high efficacy and good tolerability, Ibuprofen is administered with extreme caution in elderly, patients with gastritis, gastric ulcer and duodenal ulcer.
A dose of Ibuprofen for treatment of inflammatory processes of the musculoskeletal system ranges from 600 to 800 mg per day split into 3-4 intakes. The maximum daily dose is 1200mg of Ibuprofen.
Ibuprofen is often a part of combined drugs intended for symptomatic treatment of cold and flu (nasal congestion, acute rhinosinusitis).
For treatment of fever and running nose, you can buy a combined drug Advil cold & flu or Sudapro based on Ibuprofen and Pseudoephedrine on online pharmacy.
If other analgesics do not help to stop acute attacks of rheumatic, muscular or neuralgic pain, Ireland residents can buy pills Ibuprofen and Codeine.
Prolonged antipyretic and anti-inflammatory effect, good safety profile enable to consider Ibuprofen as a drug of the first line for treatment of inflammatory processes in rheumatoid arthritis and other joint diseases.