Ibuprofen is very common in everyone’s daily life, is a kind of antipyretic and analgesic drugs, so the main role of ibuprofen in daily life is to provide people with anti-inflammatory, antipyretic and analgesic. As the saying goes, “Medicine has three poisons.” Although ibuprofen has good effects, it is also contraindicated, and some people are not allowed to use it. The following is a brief introduction to the role of ibuprofen, who should not use ibuprofen and the correct use of ibuprofen.
The role of ibuprofen science
Ibuprofen is a common antipyretic and analgesic drug in daily life, the main role is analgesic, antipyretic and anti-inflammatory. Patients who suffer from headache, migraine, neuralgia, toothache, muscle pain, menstrual cramps and many other pains can use ibuprofen to relieve their pain. Ibuprofen also has anti-rheumatic effects and patients can use it to relieve the discomfort caused by rheumatism.
Who should not use Ibuprofen?
1，Pregnant women and women who are breastfeeding
Pregnant women and women who are breastfeeding should not use ibuprofen because the fetus is in the third week to the end of the third month, when the embryo’s organs are just differentiated and the fetus is in a highly sensitive period. If a pregnant woman takes ibuprofen, it will have a greater impact on the fetus. If a breastfeeding woman uses ibuprofen, it is also bad for the baby, because it can be given to the baby from the breast milk. Therefore, it is not suitable for pregnant women and breastfeeding women to take ibuprofen.
2，Patients suffering from allergic rhinitis, nasal polyps and asthma
Patients suffering from allergic rhinitis, nasal polyps and asthma are not suitable to take ibuprofen because it may induce bronchospasm, which may aggravate the patient’s condition.
3，Patients with renal insufficiency
Patients with renal insufficiency should not use ibuprofen because ibuprofen is an antipyretic and analgesic drug, which can only be taken for a short period of time as an antipyretic and analgesic.
4，Weak and sickly people and the elderly
Weak and elderly people should not take ibuprofen because they are weak and may have a series of chronic diseases such as declining heart function, arteriosclerosis, and declining liver and kidney function, etc. If they take ibuprofen in normal amount, they may have adverse reactions.
5，Patients with peptic ulcers
Patients with peptic ulcers should not take ibuprofen because it is prone to gastrointestinal side effects and new ulcers when used, so patients with peptic ulcers should not take ibuprofen and should use it with caution.
The correct use of ibuprofen
When taking ibuprofen, it is important to follow the correct dosage, which can be divided into the usual dosage for adults and the usual dosage for children.
Ibuprofen is usually used orally, and adults take 0.4g to 0.6g at a time three to four times a day for anti-rheumatic purposes. For mild or moderate pain and dysmenorrhea, 0.2g to 0.4g once a day for four to six hours. It is important to note that the maximum dosage for adults is 2.4g per day.
The usual dosage for children is 5 to 10 mg/kg of body weight three times a day.