Ibuleve Speed Relief Max Strength Gel 40g

  • Muscular and joint pains, such as: backache, sprains, strains, neuralgia, rheumatic and arthritic pain, can be bothersome, making it difficult to get on with your daily activities. Ibuleve Speed Relief Max Strength Gel contains the active ingredient ibuprofen, an anti-inflammatory painkiller.
  • The gel is applied directly to the skin where it soaks through to penetrate the source of the pain, reducing inflammation and relieving discomfort. This fast-acting muscular and joint pain medication will help to improve mobility to get moving well again.


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What is Ibuleve max strength used for?

Do you suffer from backache or muscular pain? Ibuleve Maximum Strength Gel is an anti-inflammatory painkiller applied to, and absorbed through, the skin.It is for the treatment of the following conditions:


rheumatic or muscular pain




Pain relief in common arthritic conditions.

How do use Ibuleve Maximum Strength Gel?

Rub Ibuleve on the affected area. Ibuleve contains ibuprofen this blocks cyclo-oxygenase, an enzyme in the body that causes pain.

Non-Prescription Alternatives for the treatment of Pain are;




Topical Treatments (Ibuprofen gel)

Rest the area

Read about back pain on the NHS web site.

See our other pain treatments.

Additional information


Side Effects

Like all medicines, Ibuleve can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.

Occasionally, mild skin rashes, itching or irritation can sometimes occur at the site of application.

If this is intolerable or persists, stop using the product and tell your doctor or pharmacist.

Very rarely, the following side effects can happen with ibuprofen, although these are extremely uncommon with products such as Ibuleve that are applied to the skin

If you experience any of the following, stop using Ibuleve immediately and tell your doctor:

Allergic reactions (particularly in people who have a history of asthma or allergic problems)

unexplained runny nose and watery eyes, or, in more serious cases asthma or aggravated asthma involving breathing difficulties, wheezing or chest tightness.

Generalised allergic skin reactions involving itch, swelling, inflammation, redness and perhaps blistering and light sensitivity other more serious generalised allergic reactions possibly involving unexplained nausea and vomiting, swollen eyes, face or tongue, difficulty swallowing, dizziness or light

headedness. Unconsciousness could perhaps occur in the most serious cases.

Kidney problems (particularly in people who have a history of kidney disease), such as: decreased urine volume, loss of appetite,weight loss or swelling to the abdomen. Problems with the digestive system (particularly in people who have a history of stomach ulcers etc)such as stomach pain, heartburn or indigestion.

If any of the side effects gets serious, or if you notice any side effects not listed in this leaflet, please tell your doctor or pharmacist.

Reporting of side effects

If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse. This includes any possible side effects not listed in this leaflet. You can also report side effects directly via the Yellow Card Scheme at: www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard.

By reporting side effects you can help provide more information on the safety of this medicine.

Further Information

Patient Information Leaflet