There’s nothing more frustrating than muscular strains and pains that stop you in your tracks.
Nurofen Gel contains ibuprofen – well-known for its anti-inflammatory effect – and is absorbed into the skin to get to work where it’s needed. Whether it’s lower back pain, a strained calf muscle or sports injury, with Nurofen Gel you can rub in pain relief directly where it hurts.
Seek medical advice:
In most cases yes – Nurofen Gel contains ibuprofen, an anti-inflammatory pain reliever. When used topically, very little ibuprofen ends up in the stomach or other parts of the body.
Speak to your doctor or pharmacist first to find out if you’re taking other medications or have certain conditions that make Nurofen unsuitable.
Do not use on children under 12 years of age except on the advice of a doctor.
For most people,taking Nurofen as directed on the pack will not upset the stomach. Stomach problems are extremely uncommon when Nurofen is used topically (on the skin).
Nurofen Gel contains ibuprofen. Some medicines can interact with ibuprofen, affect the way it works, or lead to side effects.
Nurofen Gel is gently rubbed into the skin for the temporary relief of pain and inflammation associated with acute soft tissue injuries including sprains, strains and sports injuries.