Fever, coughs, earache and teething pain can be common in a child’s early years. Nurofen for Children contains ibuprofen to effectively relieve pain and fever. The strawberry and orange flavours are great tasting, sugar free and colour free, and each bottle comes with an easy dosing syringe. What’s more, twice as many mums think Nurofen for Children syringe is easier to use compared with the leading brand.
* Repeat dose every 6‒8 hours as necessary. Do not exceed stated dose. Seek medical advice before giving to children under 12 months. Do not give to babies under 3 months.
Seek medical advice before use:
When giving Nurofen for Children, we always recommend you calculate ibuprofen dosage for your child. Never use a spoon from the kitchen or other measuring device. To measure the dose accurately:
If you’re unsure about how to dose your child, it’s always okay to ask your local pharmacist or doctor for advice.
After dosing your child with Nurofen for Children it’s important to separate the syringe parts, wash in warm water (do not boil) and leave to dry. Also be sure to replace the cap on the Nurofen for Children bottle (check the child resistant cap mechanism is engaged by tightening the cap until it clicks when opening is attempted).
When your child is unwell, it’s important to ensure they are drinking plenty of fluids. Nurofen for Children may be given in water or fruit juice if preferred. Remember that Nurofen for Children is for short-term use only. If your child’s symptoms persist for more than 48 hours consult your doctor.
No. Taking Nurofen for Children with food will delay its onset of action. We recommend that you give your child Nurofen for Children on an empty stomach with water.
Most children with asthma can take Nurofen for Children but if your child is sensitive to ibuprofen, aspirin or other pain relievers do not use this product. If your child has asthma, check with your doctor or pharmacist about whether the product is right for them.
According to research, ibuprofen (the active ingredient in Nurofen for Children) is just as well tolerated for the stomach as paracetamol when taken at the recommended dose.
For most children, taking Nurofen for Children as directed on the pack will not upset the stomach. But if your child has an existing stomach condition, we recommend you seek medical advice before you give your child Nurofen for Children.
When taken at the maximum daily dose (60mL), Nurofen for Children 1‒5 years contains 26.5g of maltitol which may have a laxative effect or cause diarrhoea.
It’s important to know that some medicines can interact with ibuprofen (the active ingredient in Nurofen for Children) and affect the way it works, or lead to side effects. So if your child is taking other medicines it’s best to check with your healthcare professional before giving them Nurofen for Children.
Temporary relief of pain associated with: