Ibuprofen is a type of anti-inflammatory pain reliever. It is a medicine that treats fever and pain caused by inflammation. It belongs to a group of medicines called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, or NSAIDs.
Children don't always need medicine to treat illnesses. But if you do need to give your child medicine, here are some useful tips.
What's the difference between food allergy and intolerance — and other health concepts?
Wonder why psychiatrists and psychologists are different? Did you know that prebiotics and probiotics are not the same? Learn the differences between those things, and more.
Cold and flu during pregnancy
When you are pregnant you need to be careful how you treat cold or flu as it can effect your unborn baby.
Coughs, colds and ear infections in children
It’s normal for a child to have 8 or more colds per year. Read this article to find out more about common childhood ailments.
Colds and flu medication
Learn about over-the-counter medicines that might help relieve cold and flu symptoms and when antiviral medication may be helpful.
Medicines during pregnancy
Learn more about taking medicines during pregnancy, which includes over-the-counter medicine as well as herbal supplements and vitamins.
Most people have headaches occasionally. Find out what can cause them and how you can treat different types of headaches.
Fever in babies and children - infographic
When should a child with a fever see a doctor? How do I treat a fever at home? Answer these questions and more with this infographic about fever in children.
Your wisdom teeth usually grow through by your twenties, but can sometimes cause pain if there is not enough room in your gums. Learn more here.