What is Brufen Retard?

Category: Over the Counter Drugs


Generic name: Ibuprofen

Brufen Retard tablets are sustained-release tablets designed to release the ibuprofen slowly and continuously over a few hours to provide prolonged pain relief. These tablets must be swallowed whole to avoid damaging the sustained-release action.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Degenerative disc disease 2 0
Pain 2 1
Headaches 1 0
Osteoarthritis 1 0

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Brufen Retard

Side effect Patients

Why patients stopped taking Brufen Retard

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 1
See 1 patient who's stopped taking Brufen Retard


Stopped taking Brufen Retard

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Brufen Retard.