Friday, 23 February 2024
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How to use
- Nurofen Plus should only be taken by adults and children aged 12 years and older. You should take 1 or 2 tablets with water, up to three times a day as necessary, leaving at least 4 hours between doses. Do not take more than 6 tablets in 24 hours, and do not exceed the recommended dose. Nurofen Plus should be taken with food to avoid stomach upset. Do not use for more than 3 days, unless advised by a doctor. If symptoms persist, consult your doctor or pharmacist.
- Ibuprofen, Codeine phosphate
Side Effects & Cautions
- Allergic reactions: Contact your healthcare provider immediately if you experience symptoms like difficulty breathing, swelling of face, tongue or throat, skin rashes, or itching.
- Gastrointestinal issues: Nurofen Plus may cause stomach pain, nausea, heartburn, or indigestion. Long-term use can potentially lead to stomach ulcers and bleeding.
- Cardiovascular effects: This medication may increase the risk of heart attack or stroke, especially if used long term.
- Renal effects: It could potentially affect kidney function, especially in people who already have kidney issues.
- Dependence: Overuse or long-term use of this medication can lead to dependency.
- Respiratory system: Nurofen Plus may increase the risk of asthma attacks.
- Avoid alcohol: Alcohol consumption should be avoided while taking this medication as it could increase the risk of liver damage.
- Interactions: Follow your doctor's advice about any restrictions on food, beverages, or activity. Interaction with other drugs could increase side-effects or reduce efficacy.
- Always take Nurofen Plus as prescribed by your doctor and immediately seek medical attention if you experience any negative side effects.
- Avoid if allergic to ibuprofen or any component of Nurofen Plus.
- Do not use in the last 3 months of pregnancy.
- Avoid in cases of severe heart, liver, or kidney disease.
- Do not take with other NSAIDs or aspirin.
- Prolonged use may increase the risk of stomach ulcers or bleeding.
- May cause drowsiness or dizziness; avoid driving or operating machinery until you know how it affects you.
- Regular use can lead to addiction.
- Avoid alcohol as it can increase side effects.
- Always take with food to minimize stomach upset.
- Do not exceed the recommended dose.
- Seek prompt medical attention if symptoms persist or worsen.
- Not suitable for children under 12 years of age.