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Ultravana Period Pain Relief 250mg Tablets

Ultravana Period Pain Relief 250mg Tablets

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    • Ultravana offers effective pain relief lasting up to 12 hours
    • Gastro-resistant medication, ensuring it remains intact in the stomach and is absorbed in the small intestine.
  • Suitable for pregnancy?no
  • Suitable for breastfeeding?no
  • Suitable for age:18 +
  • Maximum per order:1

Ultravana Period Pain Relief Summary

Type of medicine(NSAID) Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug
Works byReduces chemical signals that cause inflammation and pain in the body
Active ingredientNaproxen
Effective within1 hour
Pack size9 tablets
Can be used with alcoholYes

About Ultravana Period Pain Relief 250mg tablets (Naproxen)

  • What are Ultravana Period Pain Relief Tablets?

    Ultravana Period Pain Relief 250mg tablets contain naproxen, a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). This medication offers extended pain relief from dysmenorrhea (commonly referred to as period pain), allowing you to continue with your daily or nightly activities.

    Period pain, also known as dysmenorrhea, is a common gynaecological condition characterised by painful menstrual cramps. It typically occurs before or during menstruation.

    As it is gastro-resistant, Ultravana isn't absorbed in the stomach, instead it is absorbed when it reaches the small intestine.

    Ultravana may be suitable for women aged 15-50 who are experiencing primary dysmenorrhoea (period pain). Please complete the pharmacy consultation to determine whether Ultravana is suitable for you.

    What is Naproxen

    Naproxen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) used for its analgesic (pain-relieving), anti-inflammatory, and antipyretic (fever-reducing) properties.

    Naproxen works by inhibiting the activity of cyclooxygenase (COX) enzymes, specifically COX-1 and COX-2. These enzymes play a crucial role in the conversion of arachidonic acid to prostaglandins, which are compounds involved in inflammation, pain, and fever.

    By inhibiting COX enzymes, naproxen reduces the production of prostaglandins. This decrease in prostaglandins helps to alleviate inflammation, reduce pain, and lower fever.

  • Directions

    Ultravana should be taken for a maximum of 3 days per menstrual cycle.

    Take the tablets whole with water, with or after food. Do not break or crush the tablets.

    • Day 1: Two tablets to be taken initially and then one tablet, after 6-8 hours if required.
    • Days 2 and 3: One tablet to be taken every 6-8 hours, if required.

    Do not take more than 3 tablets (750 mg) per day.

    Always read the patient information leaflet contained within the product packaging before taking this medicine.

  • Ingredients

    Active ingredient: Naproxen 250mg

    The inactive ingredients are:

    • Methacrylic acid-ethylacrylate copolymer (1:1)
    • Lactose
    • Magnesium stearate
    • Maize starch
    • Crospovidone
    • Propylene glycol
    • Sodium hydroxide
    • Triethyl citrate
    • Titanium dioxide (E171)
    • Potassium sorbate (E202)
    • Sodium citrate (E331)
    • Xanthan gum (E415)
    • Hydroxypropyl cellulose (E463)
    • Purified talc (E553)
    • Beeswax
  • Side Effects

    Like all medicines, there are possible side effects when taking Naproxen tablets. If you do experience any of the following, stop taking the treatment and discuss with your GP.

    Serious side effects (very rare):

    If you experience any of the following, stop taking Naproxen Tablets immediately and consult your doctor or go to your nearest hospital emergency department:

    • Severe stomach pain.
    • Black, tarry stools.
    • Vomiting any blood or dark particles that look like coffee grounds.
    • An allergic reaction causing difficulty breathing, tightness of the chest, swelling of the face, throat or tongue, sore dry itchy skin, or severe skin rashes.
    • Increased sensitivity of the skin to sunlight, red spots, a skin rash, or unusual bruising or bleeding of the skin.
    • A yellowing of the skin or the whites of the eyes.
    • Headaches, neck stiffness, fever, confusion, feeling or being sick (symptoms of a milder-form of meningitis known as aseptic-meningitis).
    • Fever, sore throat, fatigue, ulcers or lesions, a severe rash that develops quickly with blisters, or peeling of your skin, and possibly blisters in your mouth, throat, genital area, or eyes (symptoms associated with Stephens-Johnson Syndrome or Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis (TEN).
  • Warnings

    Do not take this medicine if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

    Do not take Ultravana Period Pain Relief but see a doctor instead if you:

    • are allergic to naproxen, or to any of the other ingredients in this medicine
    • are allergic to aspirin, ibuprofen or other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medicines (NSAIDs), or you have developed signs of asthma (wheezing), runny nose, swelling of the skin or rash when taking these medicines
    • have or have had stomach or duodenal (gut) ulcers, bleeding in the stomach or intestines (gastrointestinal bleeding) or have had two or more episodes of stomach ulcer, perforation or bleeding
    • have severe heart failure, liver or kidney failure

    Always read the label before taking this medicine, and read the patient information leaflet contained within the product packaging in full.

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