Gelofen 400 mg



Gelofen ®

(Analgesics – Softgel Capsules)

Common name: Ibuprofen

Brand name: Gelofen ®

Drug category:

Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs


•Treatment of pain and fever in adults and adolescents

•Treatment of the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis

• Treatment of primary dysmenorrhea

Mechanism of action:

Gelofen ® is a soft gelatin capsule of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID) that acts by inhibiting the synthesis of prostaglandins and cyclooxygenase 1 and 2.


After absorption in the gastrointestinal tract, this drug is metabolized by the liver and excreted in urine and feces.

The correct amount and method of consumption:

The dose of this drug is determined by the doctor based on the patient's age and it is mandatory to follow the doctor's instructions. The following information describes the therapeutic dose of the drug.

Treatment of pain and fever in adults and adolescents and treatment of dysmenorrhea: 200 to 400 mg every 4 to 6 hours.

Treatment of rheumatoid arthritis: 1200 to 3200 mg daily, used in 3 or 4 divided doses. The dose can be reduced if symptoms improve.

The maximum dose in adults and adolescents is 3200 mg daily.

To reduce gastrointestinal side effects, take the drug with food and a glass of water.


Do not take this medicine if you have a history of allergies to ibuprofen.


Taking this medicine may cause confusion or drowsiness, so avoid driving and doing all things that require full alertness.

If you have cardiovascular disease, gastrointestinal disease, kidney failure, asthma, high blood pressure and any other disease, consult your doctor or pharmacist before taking this medicine.

Drug interactions:

Concomitant use of this drug with ketorolac, aspirin, apixaban and captopril. If you are taking these medicines at the same time, consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Avoid taking this medicine with alcohol at the same time as it aggravates stomach problems.

side effects:

Each drug, in addition to the desired therapeutic effects, may cause some side effects. However, not all of these complications are seen in one person. However, consult your doctor or pharmacist if you experience any of the following side effects.

Heartburn, nausea and vomiting

Pregnancy and lactation:

This drug is in group C during pregnancy and the ratio of profit and loss due to its use should be measured by a doctor. If you need to take this medicine during pregnancy and lactation, consult your doctor.


Keep the capsules away from light, moisture and at a temperature below 25 ° C.

Keep the capsules in the box until used.

Product shape and packaging:

Gelofen® 400 mg is supplied in boxes of 50 and soft gelatin capsule of 200 mg is offered in boxes of 20.


Daana Pharma Co.