- Can be used to bring down a high temperature
- Can relieve the symptoms of vaccinations
- Relief from mild to moderate pain in children
- Relief from headaches, sore throats, teething pains and toothache, along with cold and flu, mild aches and sprains
It will bring down high temperatures, including those caused by vaccinations. It will help to relieve a child suffering from mild to moderate pain such as headache, sore throats, teething pains and toothache as well as cold and flu symptoms and minor aches and sprains. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should avoid taking this product.
To be taken with or after food.
For oral administration and short term use only.
Children 8 to 12 years: 10ml three to four times daily.
Children 3 to 7 years: 5ml three to four times daily.
Children 1 to 2 years: 2.5ml three to four times daily.
Infants 6 to 12 months: 2.5ml three times daily.
If this medicinal product is required for more than 3 days, or if symptoms worsen a doctor should be consulted.
Not to be given to children under six months of age except on the advice of a doctor.
For post immunisation fever: 2.5ml followed by one further 2.5ml 6 hours later, if necessary. No more than 2 doses in 24 hours. If fever is not reduced, consult your doctor.
Undesirable effects may be minimised by using the lowest effective dose for the shortest duration necessary to control symptoms
|Product Authorisation Holder:||Thornton & Ross Limited, Linthwaite Laboratories, Huddersfield, HD7 5QH, UK|
|Product name:||Care Ibuprofen for Children Oral Suspension|
|Indications:||For reduction of fever (including post immunisation fever) and relief of mild to moderate pain such as headache, sore throat, teething pain and toothache, cold and flu symptoms, minor aches and sprains.|
|Information about this product, including adverse reactions, precautions, contra-indications, and method of use can be found at:||https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/product/4903|
For a high temperature, paracetamol can be given to babies from 2 months old. Ibuprofen is suitable for babies aged 3 months or over who weigh more than 5kg (11lbs). Never give aspirin to children under the age of 16. Do not give ibuprofen to a child who has chickenpox unless advised to do so by a doctor, as it may cause serious skin infections.
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