Nurofen For Children 100mg Chewable Capsules (12)


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Nurofen for Children capsules are used in children from 7 to 12 years for the relief of mild to moderate pain such as a sore throat, dental pain, ear ache, headache, minor aches and sprains, and symptoms of cold and flu.

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Nurofen For Children 100mg Chewable Capsules

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Nurofen Chewable

Nurofen Chewable contains the active ingredient called ibuprofen which is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory painkiller.

Nurofen Chewable 100mg capsules are used in children from 7 to 12 years for the relief of mild to moderate pain such as sore throat, dental pain, ear ache, headache, minor aches and sprains, and symptoms of cold and flu. Nurofen Chewable also brings down a high temperature (fever).

If symptoms do not improve within a 3 day period, speak to your doctor.

Nurofen Chewable Tablets

Nurofen Chewable Tablets ingredient, Ibuprofen, belongs to a group of medicines called NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs).

To help with inflammation and healing, the body release chemicals known as Prostaglandins. When these chemicals are released, as well as the benefits, they also cause some negative side effects such as pain and fever.

These Prostaglandins are produced by an enzyme called cyclooxygenase (COX). Nurofen Chewable Tablets Ibuprofen and other NSAIDs work to reduce the amount of COX-1 and COX-2 that are produced and as a consequence any ongoing inflammation, pain or fever is reduced.

Whilst the COX-2 enzyme is the one that creates prostaglandins that cause pain and fever, the COX-1 enzyme helps protect the stomach lining from any damaging effects of acid. This is why when sometimes taking NSAIDs or Nurofen Chewable Tablets, your stomach can produce ulcers and promote bleeding.

Nurofen Chewable Capsules

Nurofen Chewable Capsules should not be given to a child if they are or have:

  • Allergic to ibuprofen or any of the other ingredients listed on the patient information leaflet.
  • Ever had a reaction after taking ibuprofen, aspirin or other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medicines.
  • Allergic to peanuts or soya as this medicinal product contains soya lecithin.
  • Under 7 years of age.
  • Or have had two or more episodes of a stomach ulcer, perforation or bleeding.
  • Severe kidney, heart or liver failure.

If any of the above apply, get advice from a doctor or pharmacist without using Nurofen Chewable Capsules.

Children’s Nurofen Chewable

Children’s Nurofen Chewable may hide the signs of infections such as fever and pain. It is therefore possible that this medicine may delay appropriate treatment of infection, which may lead to an increased risk of complications. This has been observed in pneumonia caused by bacteria and bacterial skin infection related to chickenpox.

If your child takes Children’s Nurofen Chewable while they have an infection and their symptoms of the infection persist or worsen, consult a doctor without delay. If you’re not sure about any of the medicines your child is taking, show the bottle or pack to your pharmacist. If any of these points apply, talk to a doctor or pharmacist.

Nurofen For Children Chewable

Always take Nurofen for Children Chewable exactly as described in the patient information leaflet or as your doctor has told you.

  • The medicine is for oral use.
  • The capsules should be chewed and then swallowed.
  • Nurofen for children chewable can be taken with or without liquid.
  • This medicine is intended for short-term use only.

The lowest effective Nurofen Chewable dosage should be used for the shortest duration necessary to relieve symptoms. If you have an infection, consult a doctor without delay if symptoms persist or worsen.

Do not give Nurofen For Children Chewable to children under 7 years of age.

Chewable Nurofen For Adults

Chewable Nurofen for adults is currently not recommended due to the low amount of ibuprofen. The Ibuprofen contained in these chewable capsules is a low dose intended for children. Ibuprofen is typically dosed higher in Adults due to diminishing returns.

You may be able to use Chewable Nurofen for adults if the dose is correct, however a doctor or pharmacist should be consulted first. This medication doesn’t just contain Ibuprofen, other smaller ingredients are included that if taken too much of, could lead to overdose.

Always check with a doctor or pharmacist if you are going to take medicine that isn’t suitable for your age range.

Nurofen Chewable Dosage

Nurofen Chewable Dosage should be given approximately every 6 to 8 hours, (or with a minimum of 6 hours between each dose if required).

Do not exceed the stated Nurofen Chewable Dosage.

If in children this medicinal product is required for more than 3 days, or if symptoms worsen a doctor should be consulted.

  • 7 – 9 years old
    • Two capsules 3 times in 24 hours.
  • 10 – 12 years old
    • Three capsules 3 times in 24 hours.

If you forget to give your child a Nurofen Chewable dosage, give the next dose when needed, provided that the last dose was taken at least 4 hours ago. Do not give a double to make up for a forgotten dose.

Nurofen Chewable Capsules Dosage

If you have given more Nurofen Chewable Capsules dosage than intended or if your children have taken this medicine by accident, always contact a doctor or the nearest hospital to get an opinion of the risk and advice on action to be taken.

Symptoms of taking too many Nurofen Chewable Capsules dosage include nausea, stomach pain, vomiting, and headache, ringing in the ears, confusion and shaky eye movement.

At high Nurofen Chewable Capsules dosage, drowsiness, chest pain, palpitations, loss of consciousness, convulsions, weakness and dizziness, blood in the urine, cold body feeling, and breathing problems have been reported.

Nurofen 100mg Chewable

Nurofen 100mg Chewable are used to treat temperatures over 38c. If your child takes Nurofen 100mg Chewable for a temperature, they should begin to feel better about 30 minutes after ingestion.

If you don’t have a thermometer to test your child’s temperature, there are a few other signs that could indicate it’s currently 38c or higher:

  • The chest or back feels hotter than usual.
  • Other symptoms are present, such as shivering (chills), sweating or warm, red skin.

There are also other ways to treat a fever other than using Nurofen 100mg Chewable:

  • Get lots of rest.
  • Drink plenty of fluids to avoid dehydration.

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