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Brand name: Nurofen for Children 5 to 12 Years TM

Active ingredients: ibuprofen

What it is used for

Suitable for the temporary relief of pain and discomfort in children aged 3 months to 12 years with the following conditions: juvenile chronic arthritis, pyrexia including fever caused by immunisation, acute conditions associated with pain and/or inflammation such as teething, toothache, earache, headache, colds and flu, minor aches, sprains and strains and sore throats, and chronic conditions associated with pain and/or inflammation.

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 2 Years.

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

Visual appearance

Off-white syrupy suspension with a characteristic orange odour

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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