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Nurofen Children Cold & Fever 100mg/5ml Oral Suspension

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How to use
  • Shake well before use.
  • For oral use, with provided measuring spoon or syringe.
  • Dose: 5 to 10 mg of Nurofen per kilogram of body weight, every 6-8 hours as necessary (maximum 4 doses in 24 hours).
  • Dosage should be adjusted according to the child's weight:
  • - For children between 5-7 Kg (3-7 months): use 2.5 ml;
  • - For children between 7-9 Kg (6-12 months): use 2.5 ml, 3 times in 24 hours;
  • - For children between 9-15 Kg (1-3 years): use 5 ml, 3 times in 24 hours;
  • - For children between 15-20 Kg (4-5 years): use 7.5 ml, 3 times in 24 hours;
  • - For children between 20-30 Kg (6-9 years): use 10 ml, 3 times in 24 hours;
  • - For children between 30-40 Kg (10-12 years): use 15 ml, 3 times in 24 hours.
  • Do not give this medicine to children under 3 months of age.
  • Do not exceed the stated dose.
  • If symptoms persist for more than 3 days, consult your doctor.
  • Remember, this medicine is intended for short-term use only.
Main Ingredients
  • Ibuprofen 100mg, Citric Acid Monohydrate, Sodium Citrate, Sodium Chloride, Sodium Saccharin, Strawberry Flavor, Xanthan Gum, Polysorbate 80, Maltitol Liquid, Glycerol.
Side Effects & Cautions
Side Effects:
  • Allergic reactions: Stop using this medication immediately if you notice signs of allergic reactions such as skin rashes, itching, swelling, or difficulty in breathing or swallowing.
  • Gastrointestinal issues: Nurofen can cause stomach pain, indigestion, heartburn, or nausea. If these persist, consult a doctor.
  • Asthma: This medication can sometimes trigger asthma attacks. Asthmatic children should use with caution.
  • Blood disorders: Prolonged usage can cause blood-related issues like anaemia. Regular monitoring of blood might be required.
  • Kidney/ liver problems: Extended use can lead to kidney damage or liver problems.
  • Behavior changes: Possible behavior changes such as agitation, anxiety or depression can occur. Seek medical advice if noted.
  • Overdose: An overdose can cause harmful effects such as diarrhoea, dizziness, or nausea. Seek immediate medical attention.
  • Avoid use if your child is allergic to it, has experienced asthma caused by aspirin or other similar medicines, suffers from a stomach ulcer, or any cardiac or kidney disease. Always use this medication under medical supervision and follow the recommended dose.
Cautions:
  • Not suitable for children under 3 months of age.
  • Do not exceed the recommended dose and do not administer with other ibuprofen-containing products.
  • Avoid use if child has a stomach ulcer, heart problems, liver, kidney disease or asthma.
  • If symptoms persist or worsen, seek medical advice.
  • May cause an allergic reaction in some individuals.
  • Always read the label before use.
  • Keep out of reach of children. Always supervise children during medicine intake.
  • Consult a healthcare professional before giving to a child with dehydration or chronic malnourishment.
  • This medicine contains ibuprofen, which may cause stomach side effects.
  • Disclaimer: This is general advice and may not be applicable to your child's specific situation. Always consult with a healthcare professional for accurate information.
Patient Information Leaflet
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