1. When to take Dexifen®?
Dexifen® is indicated for relief of the signs and symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis.
Dexifen® is indicated for relief of mild to moderate pain. Dexifen® is also indicated for the treatment of primary dysmenorrhea.
2. How to take Dexifen®?
The recommended dosage is 600 to 900 mg dexibuprofen daily, divided in up to three single doses. For the treatment of mild to moderate pain, initially single doses of 200 mg and daily doses of 600 mg are recommended. The maximum single dose is 400 mg dexibuprofen. The dose may be temporarily increased up to 1200 mg dexibuprofen per day in patients with acute conditions or exacerbations. The maximum daily dose is 1200 mg. For dysmenorrhea a daily dose of 600 to 900 mg dexibuprofen, divided in up to three single doses, is recommended. The maximum single dose is 300 mg, the maximum daily dose is 900 mg.
3. Who should not take Dexifen®?
Dexifen® should not be used in patients who have previously exhibited hypersensitivity to the drug, or in individuals with the syndrome of nasal polyps, angioedema, and bronchospastic reactivity to aspirin or other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agents.
4. How Dexifen® works?
Dexifen® (Dexibuprofen) possesses analgesic and anti-inflammatory properties. Its mode of action, like that of other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents, is not completely understood, but may be related to prostaglandin synthesis inhibition.
5. How supplied?
Dexifen® 200 Tablet: Box containing 100 tablets in 10 x 10′s blister strips. Each tablet contains Dexibuprofen INN 200 mg.
Dexifen® 300 Tablet: Box containing 100 tablets in 10 x 10′s blister strips. Each tablet contains Dexibuprofen INN 300 mg.
Dexifen® 400 Tablet: Box containing 100 tablets in 10 x 10′s blister strips. Each tablet contains Dexibuprofen INN 400 mg.
Dexifen® Suspension: Each Bottle contains 100 ml suspension. Each 5 ml contains Dexibuprofen INN 100 mg.