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Brand name: Advil Childrens Pain and Fever Relief 2 to 12 Years TM

Active ingredients: ibuprofen

What it is used for

Temporary relief of pain and discomfort associated with common colds and flu, sore throat, earache, headache, toothache and body aches and pains in children 3 months to 12 years. Reduces fever.

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
  • Shelf lifetime is 3 Years.

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

Visual appearance

White to off white suspension with banana 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.

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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