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Brand name: Paracetamol and Ibuprofen (Pharmacy Action) TM

Active ingredients: paracetamol + ibuprofen

What it is used for

Temporary relief of acute (short term) pain and / or inflammation associated with headache, migraine headache, tension headache, sinus pain, toothache, dental procedures, backache, muscular aches and pains, period pain, sore throat, tennis elbow, rheumatic pain and arthritis, and the aches and pains associated with colds and flu. Reduces fever.

How to take it

The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.

  • Store below 25 degrees Celsius
  • Shelf lifetime is 24 Months.

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

White to off-white, oval shaped, biconvex, film-coated pearlescent tablets plain on both sides.

Do I need a prescription?

The packs below are available from a pharmacy without prescription. It is Schedule 2 : Pharmacy Medicine.

  • 10 pack
  • 12 pack
  • 4 pack
  • 5 pack
  • 6 pack
  • 8 pack

The packs below are available from a pharmacy without prescription. It is Schedule 3 : Pharmacist Only Medicine.

  • 16 pack
  • 20 pack
  • 24 pack
  • 30 pack

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient paracetamol + ibuprofen

You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.

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For side effects, taking other medicines and more

Download consumer medicine information leaflet (pdf) from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) website

Reporting side effects

You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.

You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems

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