Nurofen for Children Orange Oral Suspension 3 months to 9 years Ibuprofen 100ml
Nurofen for Children Orange 3 months to 9 years 100ml is a liquid ibuprofen suspension that provides pain and fever relief for babies from 3 months and weighing over 5kg.
It is available in both Strawberry and Orange flavours.
-Up to 8 hours of fever relief
-Starts to get to work in 15 minutes to relieve fever
-Free from artificial colours and flavours
-Non-drip syringe for accurate and easy dosing
-Suitable for babies from 3 months and weighing over 5 kg.
Read the enclosed leaflet carefully before use. For oral and short-term use only. Shake the bottle well before use. Use the syringe inside to measure the dose accurately.
Not Suitable for children under 3 months of age or weighing less than 5kg.
Fever Caused by Immunisation:
Babies and children 3 months and over Weighing more than 5kg: One 2.5ml dose if necessary give second 2.5ml dose 6hrs later Do not give more than 2 doses in a 24-hour period. If the fever is not reduced, consult your doctor.
Fever, Pain and Symptoms of Cold and Flu:
- 3-6 months Weighing over 5kg: One 2.5ml dose 3 times a day. Do not use for more than 24 hours. If symptoms persist after 24 hours or worsen, consult your doctor.
- 6 - 12 months: One 2.5ml dose 3 or 4 times in 24 hrs
- 1 - 3 years: One 5ml dose 3 times in 24 hrs
- 4 - 6 years: One 7.5ml (5ml + 2.5ml) dose 3 times in 24 hrs
- 7 - 9 years: One 10ml (5ml + 5ml) dose 3 times in 24 hrs
- Active Ingredient: Ibuprofen 100mg per 5ml.
- Other Ingredients: Maltitol Liquid, Water, Glycerol, Citric Acid, Sodium Citrate, Sodium Chloride, Sodium Saccharin, Orange Flavour, Xanthan Gum, Polysorbate 80, Domiphen Bromide.
Warnings or restrictions
- Do not give to babies aged 3–6 months for more than 24 hours.
- Do not give to children aged 6 months and over for more than 3 days.
Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if:
- your child has or has had high blood pressure, heart problems or a stroke because there is a small increased risk of heart problems with ibuprofen.
- your child has a condition which may put them at risk.
This medicine is suitable for the majority of people, but certain people should not use it.
Talk to your pharmacist or doctor if you are at all unsure.
Do not give this medicine to your child if:
- they have ever had a reaction (e.g.asthma, runny nose, rash,swelling of the face, tongue, lips or throat) after taking ibuprofen, aspirin or another non-steroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAID) medicines
- they weigh less than 5 kg or are under 3 months of age
- they are taking any other anti-inflammatory (NSAID) painkillers or aspirin with a daily dose above 75 mg
- they have (or have had two or more episodes) of a stomach ulcer, perforation or bleeding
- they have severe kidney, heart or liver failure
- they have inherited problems coping with fructose/fruit sugar (hereditary fructose intolerance). This is because the body can make some fructose from the ingredient maltitol.
- they have a history of stomach bleeding or perforation after taking ibuprofen or other NSAIDs.
Taking other medicines
Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you or your child are taking, have recently taken or might take any other medicines, especially other medicines containing ibuprofen or other NSAIDs, including those you can buy over the counter, such as:
- low-dose aspirin (up to 75 mg a day)
- diuretics (to help you pass water)
- anticoagulants (blood-thinning medicines e.g. warfarin)
- medicines for high blood pressure (e.g.captopril, atenolol, losartan)
- lithium (for mood disorders)
- methotrexate (for psoriasis, arthritis and types of cancer)
- zidovudine (for HIV)
- corticosteroids (an anti-inflammatory drug)
- cardiac glycosides (for heart problems)
- ciclosporin or tacrolimus (to prevent organ rejection after transplant)
- mifepristone (for termination of pregnancy)
- quinolone antibiotics (for infections) or SSRI antidepressant drugs
- antiplatelet drugs e.g. dipyridamole, clopidogrel.
Seek the advice of your doctor or pharmacist if any of the above apply. If you are not sure what types of medicines your child is taking, show the medicine to the doctor or pharmacist.