Nurofen for Children, Strawberry 100mg/5m will provide your child with fast-acting and effective relief from pain and fevers; it has a delicious flavour which they will love – meaning they won’t hesitate when it comes to taking medicine. This effective syrup works in as little as 15 minutes and can provide relief for up to 8 hours. This product is suitable for babies and children from 3 months (over 5kg) to 12 years.
Uses / Instructions
Always use this medicine exactly as described in this leaflet, or as your doctor or pharmacist told you.
Check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure. Always shake the bottle thoroughly before use. To remove the cap, push it down and turn it anti-clockwise. There is a 5ml dosing syringe in the pack which should be used to give the medicine. Using the 5ml easy dosing syringe • Push the syringe firmly into the plug (hole) in the neck of the bottle. • To fill the syringe, turn the bottle upside down. Whilst holding the syringe in place, gently pull the plunger down drawing the medicine to the correct mark on the syringe. • Turn the bottle the right way up, remove the syringe from the bottle plug by gently twisting the syringe. • Place the end of the syringe into the child’s mouth and gently press the plunger down to slowly and gently release the medicine. After use replace the bottle cap. Wash the syringe in warm water and allow to dry. Store out of the reach of children
How much medicine to give Nurofen for Children:
Babies and children 3 months and over Weighing more than 5kg, One 2.5ml dose up to twice a day
- 3-6 months: (weighing more than 5kg) ONE 2.5ml dose up to 3 times daily.
- Do not give to babies aged 3-6 months for more than 24 hours. If symptoms persist after 24 hoursor worsen, consult your doctor.
- 6-12 months: one 2.5ml dose 3-4 times within 24 hours.
- 1-3 years: one 5ml dose 3 times within 24 hours.
- 4-6 years: one 7.5ml dose 3 times within 24 hours.
- 7-9 years: one 10ml dose 3 times within 24 hours.
- 10 -12 years: One 15ml (5ml 5ml 5ml) dose 3 times in 24 hours.
- Doses should be given approximately every 6-8 hours with a minimum of 4 hours between each dose.
- DO NOT give to babies under 3 months or babies weighing less than 5kg
If you forget to give the medicine If you forget a dose, give the next dose when needed, provided that the last dose was taken at least 4 hours ago. Do not give a double dose. If you have any further questions on the use of this medicine, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
WARNING: Do not take more medicine than the label tells you to. DO NOT GIVE THIS PRODUCT IF YOUR CHILD: -Is under 3 months old or weighs less than 5kg -Has (or has had two or more episodes of) a stomach ulcer, perforation or bleeding -Is allergic to ibuprofen or any other ingredient of the product, aspirin or other related painkillers -Is taking other NSAID painkillers, or aspirin with a daily dose above 75mg -Has a fructose intolerance SPEAK TO YOUR DOCTOR OR PHARMACIST BEFORE GIVING THIS PRODUCT IF THE CHILD: Has or had asthma, diabetes, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, a stroke, heart, liver, kidney or bowel problems or are dehydrated, or has chicken pox. Medical advice is required before taking this medicine in case of the following conditions: -Pregnancy -Trying to get pregnant -Being elderly -Being a smoker.
See packaging/patient information leaflet for details
Each 5ml of oral suspension contains 100mg Ibuprofen,Also contains: Maltitol Liquid, Glycerol,See leaflet for further information
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