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Pronunciation: EYE bue proe fen
You should not receive this medicine just before or after heart bypass surgery (coronary artery bypass graft, or CABG).
Ibuprofen may increase your risk of heart attack or stroke. Get emergency medical help if you have chest pain, weakness, shortness of breath, slurred speech, or problems with vision or balance.
Ibuprofen may also cause stomach or intestinal bleeding. Call your doctor at once if you have bloody or tarry stools, or if you cough up blood or vomit that looks like coffee grounds.
Ibuprofen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). Ibuprofen works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body.
Ibuprofen injection is used to reduce fever and treat pain.
Ibuprofen may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Ibuprofen may increase your risk of heart attack or stroke, especially if you use it long term or have heart disease. You should not receive this medicine just before or after heart bypass surgery (coronary artery bypass graft, or CABG).
Ibuprofen may also cause stomach or intestinal bleeding, which can be fatal. These conditions can occur without warning while you are receiving ibuprofen injection.
You should not use this medication if you are allergic to ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin), aspirin or other NSAIDs.
To make sure ibuprofen is safe for you, tell your doctor if you have:
FDA pregnancy category D. Using ibuprofen during the last 3 months of pregnancy may harm the unborn baby. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant while receiving ibuprofen.
It is not known whether ibuprofen injection passes into breast milk or if it could harm a nursing baby. You should not breast-feed while using this medicine.
This medicine is injected into a vein through an IV. A healthcare provider will give you this injection.
Drink plenty of liquids while you are receiving ibuprofen injection.
Because you will receive ibuprofen injection in a clinical setting, you are not likely to miss a dose.
Since this medication is given by a healthcare professional in a medical setting, an overdose is unlikely to occur.
Ask a doctor or pharmacist before using any cold, allergy, or pain medication. Many medicines available over the counter contain aspirin or other medicines similar to ibuprofen. Taking certain products together can cause you to get too much of this type of medication. Check the label to see if a medicine contains naproxen, aspirin, ibuprofen, ketoprofen, or naproxen.
Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Tell your caregivers at once if you have:
Common side effects may include:
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
Tell your doctor about all medicines you use, and those you start or stop using during your treatment with ibuprofen injection, especially:
This list is not complete. Other drugs may interact with ibuprofen injection, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products. Not all possible interactions are listed in this medication guide.
Your doctor or pharmacist can provide more information about ibuprofen.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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