What is Brufen?

Category: Over the Counter Drugs

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Generic name: Ibuprofen

Brufen 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
Pain 8 0
Migraine 3 1
Carpal tunnel syndrome 2 0
Costochondritis 2 1
Tension headache 2 1
Ankylosing spondylitis 1 0

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  • 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
1
None
1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Brufen

Side effect Patients
Upset stomach 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Brufen

Dosage Patients
800 mg twice daily 1
100mg as needed 1
200mg as needed 1
800mg as needed 1

Why patients stopped taking Brufen

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 2
Other 2
Change in health plan coverage 1
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Duration

Currently taking Brufen

Duration Patients
6 months - 1 year 1
2 - 5 years 1
5 - 10 years 1
10 years or more 1

Stopped taking Brufen

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 2
1 - 2 years 2
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 2
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 2
Not specified 0
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Brufen.