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12 Apr 2017
NUROFEN EXPRESS – Ibuprofen lysine 342 mg and 684 mg FC caplet – Reckitt Benckiser
  • Reaches therapeutic plasma level as fast as 5 minutes1
  • Significant pain relief at 10 minutes2
  • 2x faster action than standard ibuprofen
  • Good GI and CV safety profile3
References:
  1. Sancak O, et al. Tlag and TcmaxRef as predictors of rapid analgesic onset: comparison of soluble ibuprofen with standard ibuprofen formulations. Poster presented at the 9th Congress of the European Pain Federation EFJC®. 2-5 September 2015, Vienna, Austria.
  2. Reckitt Benckiser. NL9810. Acceptability safety and efficacy study of Ibuprofen lysinate tablets in the symptomatic treatment of painful conditions of mild to moderate intensity. NL9810/9804-3-BH35. 1999.
  3. Rainsford KD. Inflammopharmacol. 2009; 17:275-342.
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