We won't wish that you'll need to use this for your child, but a little bit of preparation can go a long way. This strawberry flavoured ibuprofen suspension will be there for your little one (3 months and up) if they find themselves having suffered a knock or a fever, so not only will they be on the mend, but they'll not have to put up with any unpleasant tasting medicine in the process.
Each 5ml of Oral Suspension contains 100mg Ibuprofen, Also contains: Maltitol Liquid, See leaflet for further information
Preparation & Usage
For oral and short-term use only. Shake the bottle well before use.
Use the syringe inside to measure the dose accurately. Read the Enclosed Leaflet Carefully Before Use.
Not Suitable for children under 3 months of age or weighing less than 5kg.
Fever Caused by Immunisation:
Babies and children 3 months and over Weighing more than 5kg
One 2.5ml dose if necessary give second 2.5ml dose 6hrs later
Do not give more than 2 doses in a 24 hour period. If the fever is not reduced, consult your doctor.
Fever, Pain and Symptoms of Cold and Flu:
3-6 months Weighing over 5kg
One 2.5ml dose 3 times a day.
Do not use for more than 24 hours.
If symptoms persist after 24 hours or worsen, consult your doctor.
6 - 12 months: One 2.5ml dose 3 or 4 times in 24 hrs
1 - 3 years: One 5ml dose 3 times in 24 hrs
4 - 6 years: One 7.5ml (5ml + 2.5ml) dose 3 times in 24 hrs
7 - 9 years: One 10ml (5ml + 5ml) dose 3 times in 24 hrs
Doses should be given every 6 - 8 hours. Leave at least 4 hours between doses. Do not take more than the recommended dose in 24 hours. For children above 6 months, if symptoms persist after 3 days or worsen, consult your doctor.
WARNING: Do not take more medicine than the label tells you to.
DO NOT GIVE THIS PRODUCT IF YOUR CHILD:
-Is under 3 months old or weighs less than 5kg
-Has (or has had two or more episodes of) a stomach ulcer, perforation or bleeding
-Is allergic to ibuprofen or any other ingredient of the product, aspirin or other related painkillers
-Is taking other NSAID painkillers, or aspirin with a daily dose above 75mg
-Has a fructose intolerance
SPEAK TO YOUR DOCTOR OR PHARMACIST BEFORE GIVING THIS PRODUCT IF THE CHILD:
Has or had asthma, diabetes, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, a stroke, heart, liver, kidney or bowel problems or are dehydrated, or has chicken pox.
KEEP ALL MEDICINES OUT OF THE SIGHT AND REACH OF CHILDREN
NOT SUITABLE for children under 3 months of age or weighing less than 5kg.
As a retailer we take our responsibility with respect to medicine sales, deliveries and consumption very seriously while recognising that in most cases the purchase of medicine is a normal part of households’ monthly grocery requirement. Sales are restricted to a maximum of 2 packets of a combination of any paracetamol, aspirin or ibuprofen based products in a single transaction.
If you are already using a medicine, remedy or other supplement, you should always ensure it is safe to start taking a new product alongside this. Always read the product information contained on the pack, as well as the patient information leaflet (if provided) before taking any medicine or similar product.