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Ibuprofen lysine (Injection)

Ibuprofen Lysine (eye-bue-PROE-fen LYE-seen)

Treats a heart condition known as patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) in premature babies. This drug is an NSAID.

Brand Name(s):

Neoprofen

There may be other brand names for this medicine.

When This Medicine Should Not Be Used:

This medicine is not right for everyone. This medicine should not be given if your child had an allergic reaction to ibuprofen lysine.

How to Use This Medicine:

Injectable

  • A nurse or other health professional will give your child this medicine.
  • This medicine is given to your child through the IV that is already in place.

Drugs and Foods to Avoid:

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

Warnings While Using This Medicine:

  • Make sure the doctor knows if your child has any infection or bleeding problems.

Possible Side Effects While Using This Medicine:

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

  • Allergic reaction: Itching or hives, swelling in your face or hands, swelling or tingling in your mouth or throat, chest tightness, trouble breathing
  • High fever and chills
  • Unusual bleeding, bruising, or weakness
  • Yellow skin or eyes

If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:

  • Redness, swelling, or rash

If you notice other side effects that you think are caused by this medicine, tell your doctor

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088


Last Updated: 5/4/2015


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