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Brand name: Ibuprofen Children's (Pharmacy Choice) TM

Active ingredients: ibuprofen

The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has a recall notice on this product.

Chemmart & Pharmacy Choice Ibuprofen Children's Suspension 20mg/mL and Chemmart Children's Paracetamol 6 to 12 years Concentrated 200mL 48mg/mL oral liquid bottles, Pack Size 200 mL

Chemmart Ibuprofen Children's Suspension - 20mg/mL Batch numbers
BN: IA45163, IA50030
AUST R: 116311

Pharmacy Choice Ibuprofen Children's Suspension - 20mg/mL
BNs: IA50044, IA45162, IA50026
AUST R: 126539

Chemmart Children's Paracetamol 6 to 12 years Concentrated 48mg/mL
BN: IA45031
AUST R: 174832

Further information on this recall can be found at http://apps.tga.gov.au/PROD/SARA/arn-detail.aspx?k=RC-2015-RN-00577-1

What it is used for

Pharmacy Choice Ibuprofen Children's Suspension may be used for the temporary relief of pain and discomfort resulting from headaches, teething, earache and muscle sprains. Pharmacy Choice Ibuprofen Children's Suspension reduces fever and relieves the discomfort of cold and flu symptoms. Pharmacy Choice Ibuprofen Children's Suspension may be used to reduce fever after childhood vaccinations.

How to take it

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

  • The way to take this medicine: Oral
  • Store below 25 degrees Celsius
  • Lifetime is 30 Months.

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

Visual appearance

Off white suspension with characteristic orange flavour.

Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacy without prescription.It is Schedule 2 : Pharmacy Medicine.

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.

Disclaimer

The information about this medicine comes from trusted sources.

  • Therapeutic Good's Administration (TGA)
  • Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS)
  • GuildLink
  • DrugBank

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