It can 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.
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Care Ibuprofen for Children Oral Suspension. 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. Contains Ibuprofen. Always read the label.
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
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If in doubt, always talk to a healthcare professional.
In children under 5, a fever is considered to be a temperature of 38C (100.4F) or above.
A high temperature can be quite worrying for parents and carers, but most children recover with no problems after a few days.
Who can use this product:
It can be used by children between 6 months and 12 years old. If symptoms worsen or last for longer than 3 days ask your doctor for advice.
Fever is the body’s natural response to fighting infections.
Many things can cause a high temperature in children, from common childhood illnesses like chickenpox and tonsillitis, to vaccinations.