Over-the-counter

Care Ibuprofen Gel 5%

£4.49
Size: 50g
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Tuesday, 16 July 2024

How to use
  • Start by washing your hands thoroughly with soap and water.
  • Measure the recommended amount of gel, usually a quantity about the size of a penny or a line approximately 2 inches long.
  • Apply the gel to the area where you feel pain or swelling. Gently massage the gel into your skin.
  • Do not apply more than 4 times in any 24-hour period.
  • Leave at least 4 hours between applications.
  • Do not use it on broken skin, your lips, inside your mouth or near your eyes.
  • Wash your hands again after the application, unless your hands are the treatment site.
  • Remember, never exceed the recommended dose and if symptoms persist or worsen, consult with your healthcare professional right away.
  • Note: Always read the label before using - it contains important information.
  • These directions are for general use. It's recommended to follow the instructions provided by your doctor or pharmacist.
Main Ingredients
  • Ibuprofen 5% w/w, Hydroxyethylcellulose, Sodium Hydroxide, Benzyl Alcohol, Isopropyl Alcohol, Purified Water
Side Effects & Cautions
Side Effects:
  • Allergic reactions: Watch out for signs like difficulty breathing, hives, or swelling on your face, lips, tongue, or throat. Stop the gel immediately if any of these manifest.
  • Avoid contact with eyes, mouth, and open wounds. Rinse thoroughly with water if accidental contact occurs.
  • Skin reactions: Stop using the gel if you notice irritation, itching or redness on the skin.
  • Avoid sun exposure: The treated area might be more sensitive to sunlight. Use sun protection.
  • Not recommended for pregnant or breastfeeding women, unless advised by a doctor.
  • Avoid the use in children under 12 years old unless directed by a doctor.
  • Do not use the gel on large areas of the skin or for extended periods without consulting a doctor.
  • If the pain or symptoms persist, seek medical advice.
  • Always follow the direction of use.
Cautions:
  • For external use only, do not ingest.
  • Avoid contact with eyes, mouth, and open wounds.
  • Do not use on broken or damaged skin.
  • Do not use if you're allergic to Ibuprofen or other NSAIDs.
  • Do not use during the last trimester of pregnancy.
  • Consult with a doctor before use if you have asthma or other chronic diseases.
  • Keep out of reach of children.
  • Stop using and seek medical help if you develop allergic reactions like skin rash, breathing problems, swelling, etc.
  • Do not use for more than 10 days unless your doctor tells you to.
  • Keep it below 25°C and away from direct heat or sunlight.
Patient Information Leaflet
Size: 50g