Nurofen 400 mg (ibuprofeno) 12 comprimidos
Ibuprofen tablets for pain relief (headache, dental, muscular, backaches, menstrual ...) and to reduce fever
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What is Nurofen and what is it used for?
Ibuprofen, the active substance in this medicine, works by reducing pain and fever.
It is indicated in adults and adolescents over 12 years of age for the symptomatic relief of occasional mild or moderate pain, such as headache, dental, menstrual, muscular (contractures) or back pain (lumbago), as well as in feverish states.
You should see a doctor if it worsens or does not improve, if the fever persists for more than 3 days or pain for more than 3 days in adolescents or 5 days in adults.
How to take Nurofen
Always use this medicine exactly as described in this leaflet or as your doctor has told you. If in doubt, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
The recommended dose is:
Adults and adolescents over 12 years: 1 tablet of 400 mg every 6-8 hours, if necessary.
No more than 3 tablets (1200 mg) will be taken in 24 hours.
Patients with kidney, liver or heart disease: consult a doctor because the dose may need to be reduced.
Patients over 65 years: the amount to take should be established by the doctor, since it is possible that a reduction in the usual dose is needed.
It is important that you use the lowest dose that alleviates / controls symptoms and you should not take this medicine for longer than necessary to control your symptoms.
Use in children and adolescents under 12 years
Children under 12 years of age cannot take this medicine due to the 400mg dose of ibuprofen. There are other presentations more suitable for this population.
How to drink:
This medicine is taken orally.
Swallow the medicine with a little water.
Take the medication with food or milk, especially if digestive discomfort is noted.
Taking this medicine is subject to the onset of pain or fever. As these disappear, the medication should be discontinued.
In adolescents aged 12 to 18 years, if the use of this medicine is required for more than 3 days or if symptoms worsen, a doctor should be consulted.
In adults, if symptoms worsen, if fever persists for more than 3 days or pain for more than 5 days, they should consult a doctor.
If you take more Nurofen than you should
If you have taken more medicine than you should, or if a child has accidentally swallowed the medicine, immediately consult a doctor or call the toxicology information service, telephone 915620420, indicating the medicine and the amount used, or go to the hospital more Nearby to find out about the risk and ask for advice on what to do. It is recommended to take the package and the package leaflet to the healthcare professional.
Overdose symptoms may include nausea, stomach pain, vomiting (which may contain bloody sputum), headache, rapid involuntary eye movements, ringing in the ears, and confusion. Intestinal bleeding, hypotension, metabolic acidosis, symptoms of drowsiness, chest pain, palpitations, loss of consciousness, seizures (mainly in children), coma, weakness and dizziness, blood in urine, chills, and problems with bowels have been reported at high doses. breathe.
In case of ingestion of significant amounts, activated carbon should be administered. The stomach emptying will be considered if you have ingested significant amounts and during the 60 minutes following ingestion.