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Maxofen

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Maxofen

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Ibuprofen साल्ट से बनी दवाएं:

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Maxofen Information

Maxofen Benefits & Uses

Maxofen is used to treat the following -

Maxofen Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Maxofen

Ibuprofen

Maxofen Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Maxofen is used -

  1. Abdominal Pain Moderate
  2. Constipation Severe
  3. Diarrhoea
  4. Epigastric Pain
  5. Flatulence Moderate
  6. Nausea or vomiting
  7. Loss of appetite
  8. Skin Rash Mild
  9. Heartburn Severe

Maxofen Related Warnings

Is the use of Maxofen safe for pregnant women?

Maxofen may have some side effects during pregnancy. If there is any side effect of Maxofen during pregnancy, discontinue it immediately. Take medical advice before using it again.

Moderate

Is the use of Maxofen safe during breastfeeding?

Side effects of Maxofen on breastfeeding women are very mild.

Mild

What is the effect of Maxofen on the Kidneys?

You may experience side effects on your [Organ] after taking Maxofen. If this happens, then discontinue its use. Consult your medical practitioner, do as he/she suggests.

Moderate

What is the effect of Maxofen on the Liver?

Maxofen may cause harmful effects on kidney. if you feel its having any such effect, then stop taking this drug, and restart only on your doctor's advice.

Moderate

What is the effect of Maxofen on the Heart?

Maxofen can cause side effects that could harm the kidney. So medical advice before taking it is necessary.

Severe

Severe Interaction of Maxofen with Other Drugs

Maxofen should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Maxofen Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Maxofen unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Asthma
  2. Bleeding
  3. Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)
  4. High BP (High Blood Pressure)
  5. Stomach Infection
  6. Kidney Disease
  7. Peptic Ulcer
  8. Anemia

Frequently asked Questions about Maxofen

Is this Maxofen habit forming or addictive?

No, you do not get addicted to Maxofen.

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

Maxofen does not cause dizziness or sleep, so you can drive a vehicle or operate machinery also.

Safe

Is it safe?

Yes, but you should take Maxofen only as per your doctor's advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, the use of [medicine] in mental disorders is not effective.

नहीं

Maxofen Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Maxofen

There isn't any research available on the side effects of taking Maxofen with food.

Unknown

Interaction between Alcohol and Maxofen

Taking Maxofen with alcohol can have severe harmful effects on your health.

Severe

Maxofen से जुड़े सवाल और जवाब

सवाल over 1 year पहले

How does Maxofen work?

Dr. Vipin Khadse MBBS, General Physician

During pain caused due to an injury, the brain releases a chemical known as prostaglandins. This chemical is also often responsible for causing fever, swelling or inflammation. Ibuprofen blocks the synthesis of this chemical and exerts its action. 

सवाल 8 months पहले

Is Maxofen safe in migraine?

Dr. Yogesh Kumar MBBS, General Physician

Yes, Maxofen is suitable for the treatment of a migraine as it leads to pain alleviation. Several studies have also documented the efficacy of Maxofen in migraine pain. However, if you don't get a relief from Maxofen, please talk to your doctor immediately to prescribe your other options. 

सवाल over 1 year पहले

What is Maxofen?

Dr. Rahul Poddar MBBS, DNB, MBBS, DNB, General Surgery

Maxofen is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) which is used for the treatment of tenderness, swelling, stiffness, and pain associated with osteoarthritis in which there is a breakdown of the lining of the joints, and rheumatoid arthritis in which there is swelling of the lining of the joints. It is also used for alleviation of the menstrual pain, before and during the menstrual cycle. It is also used to relieve fever and pain associated with a headache, minor aches, sprains, common cold, toothache, and backache. It also shows the antiplatelet effect which means it prevents the formation of blood clots. Maxofen is used for the treatment of psoriatic arthritis (a chronic skin disease causing scaling and swelling), gouty arthritis (which develops from the built up of some chemical in the joints) and ankylosing spondylitis (arthritis that affects the spine).

सवाल about 1 year पहले

Can Maxofen cause kidney damage?

Dr. Kapil Sharma MBBS, General Physician

Painkillers like Maxofen should not be used if there is decreased kidney function as they may reduce the supply of blood to the kidneys. Also, long-term use can also impair the normal kidneys. Therefore, it is important that you talk to your doctor in case you have reduced kidney function. You should use Maxofen exactly as prescribed by your doctor. 

सवाल about 1 year पहले

Can Maxofen cause heart problems?

Dr. Gaurav MBBS, General Physician

Yes, the risk of having a stroke or developing a heart disease increases if one takes Maxofen for long. These incidents may take place without any warning. It is important not to take Maxofen if you have had a heart attack recently. Inform your doctor if anyone in your family or you had a heart attack, diabetes, high blood pressure, if you smoke if you have high cholesterol, etc. Talk to your doctor immediately if you develop symptoms like shortness of breath, chest pain, and slurred speech.

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References

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