Generic Name: IBUPROFEN - INJECTION Pronounced: (eye-byou-PRO-fen) Ibuprofen IV Uses
Ibuprofen is used for the short-term treatment of mild to
moderate pain in adults. When used with a narcotic (such as morphine) it may be
used to treat moderate to severe pain. It is also used to reduce fever. This
medication is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID).
How To Use Ibuprofen IV
If you are using this medication at home, read and learn
all preparation and usage instructions from the manufacturer or from your
health care professional. If you have any questions about using this medication
properly, consult your doctor or pharmacist.
Before using, check this product visually for particles or
discoloration. If either is present, do not use the liquid.
Follow your doctor's directions carefully. This medication
is diluted and then given by injection into a vein for 30 minutes. When used to
treat pain, it is usually injected every 6 hou...
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