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100 mg/5 ml Oral Suspension Ibuprofen 3 Months to 12 Years Strawberry Flavour
Calprofen 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
Pack Size: 100ml
- Effective fever & pain relief
- Colour & sugar free
Each 5 ml of Oral Suspension contains 100 mg of Ibuprofen, Also contains: E965, E219 and E217
- Do not store above 25°C.
Preparation and Usage:
Read the enclosed leaflet carefully before use.
This product is intended for use in children aged 3 months to 12 years.
Not recommended for children under 3 months.
Dosage: For oral use. Shake the bottle well before use. A double ended spoon is provided to measure doses of 2.5 ml and 5 ml.
Post-immunisation fever: One small spoonful (2.5 ml), followed by another small spoonful (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.
For Pain and Fever Relief:
Age: Babies under 3 months; Dose: Not recommended.
Age: 3 months - 6 months (weighing over 5 kg); One small (2.5 ml) spoonful 3 times a day. Do not use for more than 24 hours.
Age: 6 months - 12 months; Dose: One small (2.5 ml) spoonful 3 to 4 times a day.
Age: 1 year - 2 years; Dose: One small (2.5 ml) spoonful 3 to 4 times a day.
Age: 3 years - 7 years; Dose: One large (5 ml) spoonful 3 or 4 times a day.
Age: 8 years - 12 years; Dose: Two large (5 ml) spoonfuls 3 or 4 times a day.
Doses should usually be given every 6-8 hours, leave at least 4 hours between doses.
Short term use only.
Do not give to babies aged 3-6 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.
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.
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.
Product Licence holder:
McNeil Products Ltd,
McNeil Products Ltd,
Keep all medicines out of the reach and sight of children.
Lower Age Limit:
Advisory Months : 3
Upper Age Limit:
Advisory Years : 12
100 Millilitres ℮
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