Brand name: Pedea TM
Active ingredients: ibuprofen
What it is used for
PEDEA is indicated for the treatment of haemodynamically significant patent ductus arteriosus in preterm newborn infants less than 34 weeks of gestational age.
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Intravenous Infusion.
- Store below 30 degrees Celsius
- Do not Freeze
- Shelf lifetime is 48 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.
Colourless to slightly yellow solution
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
This medicine contains the active ingredients:
If you are over 65 years of age, there may be specific risks and recommendations for use of this medicine. Please discuss your individual circumstances with your pharmacist, doctor or health professional. For more information read our page on medication safety for older people.
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient 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.
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