Ibuprofen is one of the most commonly prescribed medications in the UK due to the number of conditions that it can provide effective treatment for such as; Back Pain, Period Pain, Toothache, Cold and Flu like symptoms, aches and pains and Arthritis. Ibuprofen can also be taken alongside Paracetamol.


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Ibuprofen 400mg and 600mg Tablets

Ibuprofen tablet refers to a non-steroidal and anti-inflammatory drug composed of ingredients which tend to cure minor diseases or pains such as fever and inflammation. The medicine when it gets into the body of a human being fights against the flaming agents present in the body conclusively soothing inflammatory reactions caused by them.

Ibuprofen is a drug which belongs to the group of anti-inflammatory Medicines used to cure similar kinds of pains with certain specifications, so if not worked well on any individual then it can be replaced with any other drug of similar family. Researches have proved that more than 60% of people get cured by taking this tablet. Ibuprofen is available in several potencies such as 400mg and 600 mg but it must be taken as per the advice of a doctor to avoid adverse consequences. 

Ibuprofen Dose

Ibuprofen is available in many different doses, depending which dosage and strength you require, this medication may be available to you over th eocunter without a prescription. Typically Ibuprofen 400mg and 600mg tablets are prescription only due to the higher dosage, however the smaller dosages are available in many different supermarkets and pharmacies throughout the UK.

Ibuprofen 400mg

This dosage of Ibuprofen can be used to treat mild to moderate pain and fever like symptoms. Ibuprofen 400mg can be used to reduce redness and swelling of an effected area as well as treating high temperatures commonly brought on by fevers and the flu. Ibuprofen 400mg is a prescription only medication and can be purchased from medicine direct. The dosage and frequency that you should consume ibuprofen tablets will depend on the severity of your symptoms, therefore all customers are required to describe their symptoms to our doctors so they can adivse on what dosage will work best for you.

Ibuprofen 600mg

Ibuprofen 600mg tablets are a stronger dose of this medication and can be used to treat mild to moderate pain, fevel like symptoms such as temperatures, swelling and aches and pains. This dosage of ibuprofen is usually prescribed when symptoms appear to be above average in terms of pain and discomofort. A doctor will prescribe you with this dosage of ibuprofen if you have previously taken the tablet with positive results.

What is Ibuprofen used to treat?

Colds and Flu like symptoms

Ibuprofen 400mg is recommended when treating common colds and flu like symptoms. Recommended dosage for Adults—400 milligrams (mg) every four hours, as needed.

Period Pains

Ibuprofen 400mg every four hours as needed. Unless otherwise stated/advised by doctor. Ibuprofen 400mg is an effective in the treatment of menstrual cramps and pain. A higher dose should not be needed for these symptoms.

Mild pain relief

Adults are recommended to take 400mg tablets every 4 to 6 hours. In some instances where the pain experienced may be greater than average, a higher dosage of 600mg may be rpescribed by our doctor. It is important to details the symptoms and pain you are experiencing so our doctor is able to prescribe you with an adequate dosage.


Ibuprofen can be used to treat pain and inflammation caused by arthritis.

Adults —1200 milligrams (mg) up to 3200 mg per day divided into three or four equal doses.

Ibuprofen and Paracetamol

You can take Paracetamol and Ibuprofen together or spaced out. Ibuprofen does not contain paracetamol so taking this medication alongside parecetamol will not cause an overdose on this medication or cause any sort of counteractions. Paracetamol and Ibuprofen are most effective when taken with food.

Where can i buy Ibuprofen 400mg and 600mg tablets from in the UK?

As per the medicines act 1968 Ibuprofen comes under the flagship of General Sales List(GSL) medicines, however it allows 200 mg of Ibuprofen tablets to be sold in shops while 400 mg can only be sold by pharmacies run under the supervision of pharmaceutical experts. Ibuprofen 400mg and 600mg can be purchased online at www.medicinedirect.co.uk

Ibuprofen precautions

One must not use ibuprofen to cure any kind of infection if he or she has a medical history of high blood pressure, any heart disease, any kidney disease or any nervous disorder such as seizures, depression, anxiety and schizophrenia in order to avoid further adverse effects on any of the systems. 

Ibuprofen 400mg and 600mg side effects

Incorrect usage of the tablet can lead to hazardous consequences such as:

  • upset stomach;
  • bloating;
  • gas;
  • diarrhoea;
  • constipation;
  • mild heartburn
  • nausea;
  • vomiting;
  • Ringing in your ears

Ibuprofen is one of the most commonly prescribed medications in the UK due to the number of conditions that it can provide effective treatment for such as; Back Pain, Period Pain, Toothache, Cold and Flu like symptoms, aches and pains and Arthritis. Ibuprofen can also be taken alongside Paracetamol.

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