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Maxofen

Manufactured by: Abbott India Ltd

Contains / Salt: Ibuprofen

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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.

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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 5 months 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.

सवाल 8 months पहले

How to take Maxofen?

Dr. Chirag Bhingradiya MBBS, Pediatrics

Maxofen is available in the form of a tablet, chewable tablet, suspension and drops, and syrup. Prescription Maxofen is taken every 4 to 6 hours for arthritis and pain. Adults and children older than 12 years may take non-prescription Maxofen every 4 to 6 hours. Children and infants may be given Maxofen every 6 to 8 hours. It is important to take Maxofen with food or milk so as to prevent stomach upset. If you are taking Maxofen every day, remember to take it at the same time. Maxofen is also available in combination with other drugs for treating cold and cough. If you have prescribed a combination containing Maxofen, do not take any non-prescription drug containing Maxofen as it might cause overdosage. Shake the drops and suspensions well before use. 

सवाल 3 months पहले

How safe is Maxofen for children?

Dr. Yogesh Kumar MBBS, General Physician

Yes, Maxofen is safe to be used in children. It is the only drug which is approved to be used in children over 3 months of age. It has a good tolerability profile in children because of which it is used for the management of inflammation, mild pains, and fever in them. The pediatrician will direct you the correct dose and way to give it to your child.

सवाल 7 months पहले

Can Maxofen cause weight gain?

Dr. Sameer Awadhiya MBBS, Pediatrics

Yes, Maxofen can cause weight gain. Weight gain is one of the adverse effects of taking it as it causes fluid retention or worsens the existing fluid retention. It is therefore important that if you notice these changes in your body and immediately speak to a doctor in case of an adverse reaction to Maxofen. Do not use it for long-term until and unless recommended.

सवाल 10 months 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).

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