5 Ibugesic Plus Syrup Secure Uses

Ibugesic plus syrup is one of the best syrup used in children for treatment of fever and any kind of pain. So there are benefits as well as some side effects of the syrup. So let’s understand information about the this syrup.

What are the contents of Ibugesic plus syrup ?

It contains 100 mg ibuprofen and 162.5 mg paracetamol in each 5 ml of syrup. It is available in 60 ml as well as 100 ml bottles. It came in orange flavour and strawberry flavour so it is one of the most palatable syrup for children. It is manufactured by Cipla pharma company.

Ibugesic plus 60 ml Ibugesic plus 100 ml
Each 5 ml contains
100 mg100mg
Each 5 ml contains
162.5 mg162.5 mg
Ibugesic Plus Syrup Content
Orange flavourStawberry Flavour
Sunset yellow colourErythrosine colour
Ibugesic plus syrup Orange Flavour

What is the action of ibugesic plus syrup ?

Ibuprofen in the syrup acts as an analgesic and anti-inflammatory agent which helps in reduction of pain. It is known as non steroidal anti-inflammatory drug. It reduces prostaglandin synthesis which causes pain and inflammation in the body.

Paracetamol acts as an antipyretic and mild analgesic agent which helps in reducing the fever of the patient. Both those medicines of syrup helps in reducing pain and fever.

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How to take ibugesic plus syrup?

Syrup is to be taken after a meal. It is provided with measuring cap so that you can give proper dose to your baby. If a patient suffers from gastric upset then it is better to take syrup with milk or water. It can be taken three times a day but always on the advice of the doctor.

Measuring cap

What is ibugesic plus syrup dosage per kg ?

The dose of the syrup is according to the weight of the baby. So it is always advisable to take syrup in the proper dose as prescribed by the doctor.

The dose of the paracetamol used for fever is 15mg/kg. So the dose of the syrup is almost weight of the baby divided by 2. So for 10 kg baby, dose of the syrup used is 5 ml. It is always recommanded to take dose of the syrup on the advise of your pediatrician doctor.

Weight of the babyDose of ibugesic plus syrup
5 kg 2.5 ml
8 kg 4 ml
10 kg5 ml
12 kg 6 ml
14 kg 7 ml
ibugesic plus syrup dosage per kg

What are side effects of ibugesic plus syrup ?

Side effects of the syrup are not presented in each patient and it is very rare to see side effects but we should not ignore those side effects.

The most common side effect of the syrup is thrombocytopenia, neutropenia, so it should not be taken in patients with disease where there is decrease in the platelet count. Thrombocytopenia means platelet count below 100000 levels.

Thrombocytopenia is more common in viral illness like dengue fever. So it is better not to use this syrup in dengue fever.

If you are suffering from difficulty in breathing, skin rash, increased heart rate or any sign of hypersensitivity then you must stop taking syrup instantly. If you are allergic to aspirin, ibuprofen, diclofenac then it is better to avoid this syrup.

It is not advised to take syrup in patients with liver disease, gastric ulcer or heart disease and any kind of bleeding disorder, colitis and Crohn’s disease.

It is better to avoid much more use of this syrup as persistent use over a long time may lead to renal failure in some patients so it is always better to consume drug only when required and always take it on advice of the doctor. Avoid drinking alcohol along with this syrup as it increases side effects over the liver.

Always try to consult your doctor immediately if you suffer from any of those side effects.

What are ibugesic plus syrup uses ?

Main use of the ibugesic plus syrup is to relieve the pain of the disease. It can be used in headache, migraine, backache, toothache, muscular pain, menstrual pain or if you have suffered from any kind of injury. Paracetamol components of the syrup help in reducing the fever of the patient.

Fever in children is common in viral infection like upper respiratory tract infection, Diarrhea, Dengue fever, typhoid. At such time this syrup is helpful but always use it after consultation with your pediatrician.

Pain related with injury, post operative pain are the major indications for the use of this syrup.

Postoperative pain associated with the surgery can be reduced with the help of the syrup.

HeadacheMuscular painMigraineBackache
ToothacheMenstrual PainInjuryPost operative pain
Joint Pain SprainFeverBody Pain
Ibugesic plus syrup uses

It can be safely used in children as well but after proper examination of the patient by a doctor. There are a lot of literature mentioning that it is contraindicated in below 12 years of age but it can be given as when required in below 12 year children as well.

Where to store ibugesic syrup?

Syrup is to be stored at a cool place away from the sunlight but it should not be kept in the refrigerator. It can be stored at room temperature.

Ibugesic plus tablet

Ibugesic plus tablets can be used in adult patients for any kind of pain as well as for fever. This tablets contain 400 mg ibuprofen and 325 mg paracetamol in each tablet. It is marketed in blister packs of 15 or 20 tablets. The side effects of the tablet are the same as mentioned above.

Ibugesic Plus Tablet Blister

This tablet can be taken only after meals as it may cause gastritis in most of the patient. It can be taken three times a day. Always try to consult your physician before taking such medicine.

This tablet can be used in pregnancy only after advise of the doctor.

Frequently asked questions

Does ibugesic plus syrup help in germ infection (abscess) ?

It helps in relieving pain and fever. It does not control germ infection in the body.

Can ibugesic plus be taken with honey ?

In childrens it is a very palatable syrup. Still if your baby is not taking syrup then you can give it with honey as well.

How many days do we use ibugesic syrup after opening?

The bottle of the syrup has an expiry date so you can use that bottle upto that expiry date.

Can we drink water after ibugesic plus syrup ?

Yes we can take this syrup with water as well.

Is ibugesic plus a habitual drug ?

It is not a habitual drug. You can use this syrup as a pain killer but avoid its usage for more than 3 days.

Which is better paracetamol or ibugesic plus ?

If your baby suffering only from fever then paracetamol is best. If he/she suffering from bodyache with fever then you can give this syrup.

Does ibugesic plus given in cough and cold ?

No. It is not used for cough and cold. This syrup is used for fever and pain only.

Can I give ibugesic plus to less than 1 year baby ?

You can give this syrup to your baby but only after advise of your pediatrician.

Ref – Medplussmart

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Dr Nikhil Rane is Consultant pediatrician and neonatologist. He likes to provide proper care for children health. He is blogger since last 7 years

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