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Pain relief from migraine-headaches to rheumatic pain, so you can get on with your day.
This medicine may not be right for you. Read the label before purchase. Follow the directions for use. Incorrect use could be harmful. If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

General
Choosing suitable pain relief for your child
Nurofen for Children contains ibuprofen, to provide relief of pain and reduction of fever in infants and children. There are several products in the range: Oral liquid for babies and young children aged 3 months to 5 years A more concentrated oral liquid for older children ages 5 to 12 years Soft Chews for children 7 years and older All oral liquid products in the range come with a dosing syringe, making it easy for you to give your child the correct dose. 
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Can I Take Nurofen Products with Other Medicines?
It’s important to be careful about the medicines you take and to speak to a health professional if you have any questions or concerns. Nurofen products (with the exception of Nurofen Regular Heat Patches) contain ibuprofen, a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) that helps to relieve pain and reduce inflammation and fever. Unless advised by your doctor, do not take Nurofen if you are taking products containing ibuprofen, aspirin, or other anti-inflammatory medicines, or if you are taking medication regularly.
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Does Nurofen Target the Source of Pain?
Visiting your local pharmacy or supermarket for pain relief can be overwhelming. There are so many products to choose from. It’s important to find the one that suits you and will provide effective relief for the type of pain you are experiencing. This article will discuss how Nurofen works to relieve inflammatory pain in your body.
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Nurofen: Effective Relief From Pain
It’s great to know that when you or your child experiences pain, Nurofen is there for effective temporary pain relief.  From headaches to lower back pain, pain associated with a cold or flu, dental pain and fever, you’ll find the information here to help you understand the Nurofen range and how Nurofen can help you.  Along with helpful articles, Nurofen.com.au can help you understand pain, how each Nurofen product works and how to use it. Nurofen’s success is the result of over 30 years of research and development. We are experienced in pain relief, and we are here to help you.
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Is Nurofen Suitable for all age Groups?
Within the Nurofen range, there are products suitable for adults, children and infants from 3 months. If you want help choosing the right product for you, talk with your doctor or pharmacist. Nurofen products contain ibuprofen, an anti-inflammatory pain reliever that provides pain relief and reduces inflammation and fever.
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Can I Take Nurofen If I’m Asthmatic?
If you or your child has asthma, you must speak with your doctor before taking Nurofen.
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Does Nurofen (Ibuprofen) Cause Stomach Problems?
Nurofen contains ibuprofen, a pain reliever that belongs to a group of medicines called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID). You shouldn’t take ibuprofen if you have a stomach ulcer or other stomach disorders. Seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist for other pain relief options.
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What Is Paracetamol? What Do I Use Paracetamol for?
Paracetamol is a well-known medicine that’s commonly used to relieve pain and help reduce fever. Paracetamol products are known by a variety of brand names. Paracetamol is the active ingredient in many pain-relieving products and can also be included in cough/cold formulations designed for adults and children. Therefore it’s important to check the ingredients of any pain relief and cough/cold medicines you are taking before you take more paracetamol!
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What Is Ibuprofen? What Do I Use Ibuprofen for?
How does ibuprofen work? Where did it come from? What can you use ibuprofen for? Here you’ll find answers to commonly asked questions about ibuprofen. Ibuprofen is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), also referred to as an anti-inflammatory – a type of medicine that’s commonly used to relieve pain and bring down fever. Ibuprofen has many different brand names1 and you’ll find products containing ibuprofen sold in supermarkets, pharmacies, and convenience stores. You’ll also find ibuprofen formulations designed for both adults and children. 
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Can I Take Nurofen While I’m Pregnant?
You should not take Nurofen if you are trying to become pregnant or during the first 6 months of your pregnancy, except if advised to do so by your doctor. Do not take Nurofen at all during the last 3 months of your pregnancy. Pregnancy is a time when special care needs to be taken with medicines. Some medicines that are suitable for use by adults and children should not be used by pregnant women. If you’ve recently found out you are pregnant, make time to talk with your doctor about all your medications. Your doctor can also give you advice about pain relief options to help you relieve any pain effectively during pregnancy.