Over-the-counter

Calprofen Oral Suspension Ibuprofen Sugar Free

£3.49
Size: 100ml
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How to use
  • Shake well before use. The suspension may be used undiluted or can be mixed with water before administering.
  • The dosage depends upon the child's body weight and age. For infants aged 3-6 months weighing more than 5kg: use 2.5ml 3 times in a day. For infants aged 6-12 months: use 2.5ml 3 times in a day.
  • For children aged 1-3 years, use 5ml 3 times in a day. For children aged 4-6 years, use 7.5ml 3 times in a day. For children aged 7-9 years, use 10ml 3 times in a day. And for children aged 10-12 years, use 15ml 3 times in a day.
  • Don't exceed the recommended dose and avoid using it for more than 3 days, unless advised by a doctor.
  • If the child's condition worsens or doesn't improve, consult with a healthcare professional.
  • The oral suspension is for oral and short-term use only.
  • Always use the dosing syringe provided with the pack for accurate dose administration.
  • Remember, the medicine should be kept out of sight and reach of children. If an accidental overdose occurs, seek immediate medical attention. Consult your pharmacist or doctor if you have any questions about using this medicine.
Main Ingredients
  • Ibuprofen, citric acid monohydrate, sodium citrate, sodium saccharin, sodium chloride, maltitol liquid, glycerol, xanthan gum, domiphen bromide, disodium edetate, purified water, strawberry flavour
Side Effects & Cautions
Side Effects:
  • Allergic Reaction: Seek immediate medical attention if you have signs of an allergic reaction like rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; swelling of the face, lips, tongue, or throat.
  • Gastrointestinal Problems: Long term use may lead to stomach bleeding or ulcers. Also, symptoms like heartburn, abdominal pain, or nausea can occur.
  • Cardiovascular Risks: It can raise the risk of heart attacks or strokes, especially if used long term and for individuals with heart disease.
  • Hypertension: Calprofen can reduce the effectiveness of medications used to treat hypertension.
  • Renal Impairment: Prolonged use can damage the kidneys. Avoid usage if you have any kidney diseases without consulting a healthcare provider.
  • Asthma: It may cause bronchospasm or worsening of asthma in patients having aspirin-sensitive asthma.
  • Dizziness and Drowsiness: Can cause dizziness or drowsiness. Avoid driving or using machinery until you know how this drug affects you.
  • Remember to use Calprofen under the supervision of a healthcare provider and report any side effects immediately.
Cautions:
  • Do not exceed the recommended dose.
  • Not suitable for children under 3 months or less than 5 kg.
  • Avoid use if allergic to ibuprofen or any other painkillers.
  • Consult a doctor if symptoms persist or worsen.
  • This medicine may cause side effects like upset stomach, nausea, headache.
  • Close monitoring is required for people with asthma and stomach ulcers.
  • Avoid use during pregnancy or breastfeeding without medical advice.
  • This product contains maltitol. If advised to avoid sugar, consult with your healthcare provider before use.
Patient Information Leaflet
Size: 100ml