Nurofen for Children

Nurofen for Children

ibuprofen

Manufacturer:

RB (Health)

Distributor:

Zuellig Pharma
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Ibuprofen
Indications/Uses
Relief of fever, pain eg, dental pain & headache. Relief of muscle & joint inflammation.
Dosage/Direction for Use
20-30 mg/kg in divided doses. Childn 10-12 yr 15 mL every 6-8 hr, 7-9 yr 10 mL every 6-8 hr, 4-6 yr 7.5 mL every 6-8 hr, 1-3 yr 5 mL every 6-8 hr. Babies 6-12 mth 2.5 mL every 6-8 hr, 3 to <6 mth 2.5 mL every 6-8 hr.
Administration
Should be taken with food: Take immediately after meals.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to aspirin or other NSAIDs. Active or history of peptic ulceration.
Special Precautions
Asthma, CV disease, CHF, diuretic-induced vol depletion, collagen disease. Discontinue use if vision changes occurs. Cirrhosis, renal insufficiency; hepatic or renal failure. Pregnancy. Elderly.
Adverse Reactions
Stomach discomfort or pain, nausea, GI intolerance & bleeding, stomach ulcer, activation of peptic ulcer, black tarry stools, rashes or worsening of asthma, liver & kidney problems, headache, dizziness & hearing disturbances.
Drug Interactions
Oral anticoagulants, antihypertensive treatment w/ thiazide diuretics. ACE inhibitors & β-blockers. Methotrexate or lithium, other aspirin, ibuprofen or NSAIDS.
ATC Classification
M01AE01 - ibuprofen ; Belongs to the class of propionic acid derivatives of non-steroidal antiinflammatory and antirheumatic products.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Nurofen for Children syr 100 mg/5 mL
Packing/Price
60 mL x 1's;60 mL x 48 × 1's
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