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Brand name: Panafen IB TM

Active ingredients: ibuprofen

What it is used for

Headache, the temporary relief of minor aches and pains associated with the common cold, dental pain, period pain, and for the minor pain of arthritis. Relief of acute and or chronic pain states in which there is an inflammatory component. INDICATIONS AS AT 8 JULY 1996: Headache, the temporary relief of minor aches and pains associated with the common cold, dental pain, and for the minor pain of arthritis. Relief of acute and or chronic pain states in which there is an inflammatory component. Reduces fever.

How to take it

The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.

  • Store below 30 degrees Celsius
  • Shelf lifetime is 2 Years.

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

White capsule-shaped film-coated tablet with flat edges. One side embossed with "A200".

Do I need a prescription?

The packs below are available from a pharmacy without prescription. It is Schedule 2 : Pharmacy Medicine.

  • 100 capsule-shaped tablets pack
  • 100 capsule-shaped tablets (Hospital dispensing pack) pack
  • 48 capsule-shaped tablets (Hospital dispensing pack) pack

We are unable to tell you if you need a prescription for these medicines. You can ask your pharmacist. This medicine is Not Scheduled.

  • 20 capsule-shaped tablets pack
  • 4 capsule-shaped tablets (Healthcare Professional sample pack) pack
  • 4, 12, 24, 48 tablets pack
  • 8 capsule-shaped tablets (Trial size pack), 16 (purse pack) pack

Over 65?

This medicine contains the active ingredients:

If you are over 65 years of age, there may be specific risks and recommendations for use of this medicine. Please discuss your individual circumstances with your pharmacist, doctor or health professional. For more information read our page on medication safety for older people.

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient ibuprofen

You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.

Reporting side effects

You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.

You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems

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