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Nurofen for Children 3 Months to 9 Years

Analgesics, Infants and Babies
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For the fast and effective reduction of fever, including post immunisation pyrexia, and the fast and effective relief of the symptoms of colds and flu and mild to moderate pain, such as a sore throat, teething pain, toothache, headache, minor aches and sprains.

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Suspension containing in 5ml:

Ibuprofen 100mg


For pain, fever and symptoms of cold and influenza: the daily dose is 20-30mg/kg bodyweight in divided doses. Using the spoon or syringe dosing device provided, this can be achieved as follows: Infants 3-6 months weighing more than 5kg: 2.5ml 3 times in 24 hours. 6-12 months: 2.5ml 3-4 times in 24 hours. 1-3 years: 5ml 3 times in 24 hours. 4-6 years: 7.5ml 3 times in 24 hours. 7-9 years: 10ml 3 times in 24 hours. Doses should be given approximately every 6 to 8 hours (or with a minimum of 4 hours between each dose if required). Under 3 months: not suitable unless advised by a doctor. For juvenile rheumatoid arthritis the usual daily dosage is 30-40mg/kg/day in 3 to 4 divided doses. For post immunisation pyrexia: one 2.5ml dose followed by a further 2.5ml dose 6 hours later if necessary. No more than two 2.5ml doses in 24 hours. For short-term use only. For infants aged 3-6 months, medical advice should be sought if symptoms worsen, or not later than 24 hours if symptoms persist. If in children aged from 6 months this medicinal product is required for more than 3 days, or if symptoms worsen, a doctor should be consulted. Available in orange and strawberry flavours.