Calprofen 100 mg/5 ml Oral Suspension Ibuprofen – 100ml
COLOUR & SUGAR FREE.
CALPROFEN? Strawberry flavour is a strawberry flavoured Ibuprofen Suspension for babies and children. It is used for the relief of: fever (raised temperature), post-immunisation fever, teething and toothache, colds and influenza symptoms, sore throat, headache, minor muscular aches and pains.
This product is intended for use in children aged 3 months to 12 years.
Not recommended for children under 3 months.
You must be at least 16 years old to purchase this product.
How to use
READ THE ENCLOSED LEAFLET CAREFULLY BEFORE USE.
DOSAGE: For oral use. Shake the bottle well before use. A syringe is provided to measure doses of 2.5 ml and 5 ml.
2.5 ml, followed by another 2.5 ml six hours later if necessary.
Do not give more than 2 doses in 24 hours.
If fever is not reduced you should consult your doctor.
Pain and fever relief
Babies under 3 months Not recommended
3 months – 6 months (weighing over 5 kg) 2.5 ml may be taken 3 times in 24 hours
6 months – 12 months 2.5 ml 3 times a day
1 year – 2 years 2.5 ml 3 to 4 times a day
3 years – 7 years 5 ml 3 to 4 times a day
8 years – 12 years 10 ml (5 ml +5 ml) 3 to 4 times a day
Doses should usually be given every 6-8 hours, leave at least 4 hours between doses.
FOR SHORT TERM USE ONLY.
Do not give to babies aged 3?5 months for more than 24 hours.
Do not give to children aged 6 months and older for more than 3 days.
If symptoms persist or worsen, consult your doctor promptly.
Hazards and Cautions
DO NOT GIVE THIS PRODUCT IF YOUR BABY OR CHILD:
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 75 mg.
SPEAK TO A PHARMACIST OR YOUR DOCTOR BEFORE GIVING THIS PRODUCT IF YOUR BABY OR CHILD:
Has or has had asthma, diabetes, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, a stroke, heart, liver, kidney or bowel problems, or is dehydrated.
If you are an adult taking this product you should not take this product in the last 3 months of pregnancy and you should contact your doctor or pharmacist before taking it in the first 6 months of pregnancy, if you are trying to get pregnant, if you are elderly or if you are a smoker.
DO NOT EXCEED THE STATED DOSE.
Check that the cap is securely engaged at all times.
KEEP OUT OF THE SIGHT AND REACH OF CHILDREN.
Do not store above 25?C.
This is a medicine;
Consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have an underlying medical condition, are taking any other medication or complementary therapy, or if symptoms persist
Seek advice before using if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, breastfeeding or suffer from allergies
Active Ingredients: Each 5 ml of oral suspension contains 100 mg Ibuprofen.
Also contains: E965, E219, E217, E1520 and ethanol.