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Brand name: Ibuprofen (Herron Blue) TM

Active ingredients: ibuprofen

What it is used for

For the temporary relief of acute pain where inflammation is present:headache;period pain;toothache and dental pain;minor arthritic pain;neuralgic conditions and aches and pains associated with colds and flu. Helps to reduce fever. For the temporary relief of sinus pain, rheumatic pain and muscular aches, strains and sprains where inflammation is present.

How to take it

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

  • Store below 30 degrees Celsius
  • Shelf lifetime is 3 Years.

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

9.5mm round, standard convex blue.

Do I need a prescription?

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

  • 48 and 96 pack

We are unable to tell you if you need a prescription for these medicines. You can ask your pharmacist. This medicine is Not Scheduled.

  • 12 pack
  • 24 pack

Over 65?

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.

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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