Key facts about Nurofen and asthma:

  • Nurofen contains ibuprofen, a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAID) that helps to temporarily reduce pain and inflammation.
  • Unless a doctor has told you to, do not use Nurofen if you have asthma.
  • If you experience an allergic reaction after taking Nurofen, stop taking it and see your doctor immediately.

What are my other pain relief options if I have asthma?

If you have asthma, discuss your pain relief options with your doctor. Your doctor may suggest options for pain relief that are suitable for you.

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.