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Nurofen Migraine Pain - 12 x 342mg Caplets

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What are Nurofen Migraine caplets?

Nurofen Migraine caplets help to ease pain caused by a migraine, providing fast-acting relief from pain. It can be used at the first sign of a migraine attack to help to ease your migraine pain so you can get on with your day.


What are migraines?

Migraines are a moderate to severe headache that feels like a throbbing pain in the side of your head. They often show other unpleasant symptoms as well as a headache and are sometimes accompanied by an aura, which happens before a migraine and warns you that a migraine is about to happen. Some of the most common symptoms of a migraine and a migraine aura include:

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Sensitivity to light and sound
  • Sweating
  • Struggling to concentrate
  • Feeling very hot or very cold
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhoea
  • Visual problems, e.g. flashing lights, blind spots, zig-zag patterns
  • Feeling dizzy, or off-balance
  • Difficulty speaking


How will this product ease my migraines?

Nurofen Migraine caplets contain 342mg of the active ingredient ibuprofen, which is a popular everyday painkiller. Ibuprofen is part of a group of drugs known as Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs, or NSAIDs, which work by changing your body’s response to pain, inflammation, and fever. This helps to ease your migraine symptoms as quickly as possible.


Can I take this product while I’m pregnant or breastfeeding?

Speak to your doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist before using this or any other medication while you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as the product could be harmful to you or your baby. Do not take Nurofen Migraine within the last 3 months of your pregnancy or while breastfeeding.


Can I take these caplets at the same time as other painkillers?

Nurofen Migraine can be taken with other oral painkillers which don’t contain paracetamol or other NSAID painkillers such as aspirin. So, you can take this product with paracetamol tablets or co-codamol. However, you should always be sure to follow the instructions contained in the patient information leaflet of each product carefully to avoid taking too much of any product. If you are not sure, ask your doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist before taking any painkillers together, as this will help you to be sure that your medications are safe.


Can I take this product with any other medication?

If you are taking any other medication, make sure to speak to your doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist before taking this product, as the two may interact and cause unwanted effects. This especially applies to:

  • Corticosteroid tablets
  • Quinolone antibiotics
  • Anticoagulants or blood thinners, e.g. aspirin, warfarin, ticlopidine
  • Heart stimulators, e.g. glycosides
  • High blood pressure medication, e.g. ACE inhibitors such as captopril, beta-blockers such as atenolol medicines, angiotensin-II receptor antagonists such as losartan
  • Diuretics, which help you to pass water
  • Immune system suppressants, e.g. methotrexate, cyclosporine, tacrolimus
  • Medicines for mania or depression, e.g. lithium, SSRIs
  • Pregnancy termination drugs, e.g. mifepristone
  • HIV treatment, e.g. zidovudine


How to take Nurofen Migraine

Take 1 – 2 Nurofen Migraine caplets with water up to 3 times a day. Leave at least 4 hours between doses and do not take more than 6 caplets in any 24 hours.


When should Nurofen Migraine not be used?

Nurofen Migraine is not suitable for use by children under the age of 12. Do not use this product if you are allergic to ibuprofen, aspirin or any other painkillers, or any of the other listed ingredients. Do not take this product if you:

  • Have or have had more than 2 episodes of a stomach ulcer, perforation, or bleeding
  • Have ever had a worsening of asthma, skin rash, itchy runny nose, or facial swelling when taking ibuprofen, aspirin or similar medicines
  • Have had gastrointestinal bleeding or perforation when taking ibuprofen, aspirin, or other NSAIDs
  • Are taking other NSAID painkillers or more than 75mg aspirin a day
  • Have severe liver or kidney problems
  • Have heart problems, high blood pressure, or blood coagulation disorder
  • Are in the last 3 months of pregnancy
  • Are breastfeeding

Speak to your doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist before using Nurofen Migraine if you:

  • Have or have had asthma
  • Have kidney, heart, liver, or bowel problems
  • Have high cholesterol, high blood pressure, or previously have had a heart attack or stroke
  • Have a history of gastrointestinal disease, e.g. ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease
  • Have Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
  • Are a smoker
  • Are in the first 6 months of pregnancy

Nurofen Migraine should not be taken at the same time as some other medicines, for a list of which medicines should not be taken alongside this product please read the patient information leaflet.


Does this product have any side effects?

Like all medicines, Nurofen Migraine can have side effects, although not everyone will get them. These side effects include:

  • Signs of intestinal bleeding, e.g. bright red stools, black tarry stools, vomiting blood or dark particles that look like coffee grounds
  • Signs of a severe allergic reaction, e.g. difficulties in breathing, unexplained wheezing, dizziness, faster heartbeat, severe skin reaction such as rashes or itchiness, swelling of the face or throat
  • Signs of blood disorder, e.g. unexplained or unusual bleeding or bruising, fever, sore throat, mouth ulcers, flu-like symptoms, severe exhaustion
  • Signs of kidney problems, e.g. passing more or less urine, cloudy urine or blood in urine, pain in the back and/or swelling of the legs
  • Signs of aseptic meningitis, e.g. neck stiffness, headache, feeling sick, being sick, fever, disorientation. Patients with autoimmune disorders may be more likely to be affected
  • A severe skin reaction known as DRESS, showing symptoms such as skin rash, fever, swelling of lymph nodes, increase in a kind of white blood cells called eosinophils
  • Indigestion, heartburn, or feeling sick
  • Pains in the stomach or other abnormal stomach problems
  • Allergic reactions, e.g. skin rashes, itching, peeling
  • Headaches
  • Flatulence, diarrhoea, constipation, vomiting
  • A drop in blood pressure
  • Stomach or intestinal ulcers, sometimes with bleeding and perforation, inflammation of the lining of the mouth with ulceration, inflammation of the stomach
  • Liver problems
  • Worsening of asthma or bronchospasms
  • Swelling, high blood pressure, heart failure or attach
  • Worsening of colitis or Crohn’s disease

If you experience these or any other side effects while using this product, stop use and speak to your doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist right away.


Important Information

This product is a medicine; make sure to speak to your doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist before taking this product if you have an underlying medical problem or are taking any other medicine or complementary therapy. If your symptoms get worse or continue after taking this product, contact us or your doctor. For medical services in your area, please refer to

If you are pregnant, trying to become pregnant, or breastfeeding, speak to your doctor or our pharmacist before taking this product. If you suffer from any allergies, ask your doctor or our pharmacist if this medicine is right for you.

Store all medicines out of sight and reach of children.

Please read the included leaflet carefully before using this product.

Please contact your GP if appropriate regarding this product.


Helpful Advice on Medication Restrictions & Addiction

For further information on our medication restrictions policy, please click here.

If you are concerned about an addiction to 'over the counter' medication we urge you to visit the below links for professional help and advice:

Each tablet contains Ibuprofen 200mg (as Ibuprofen Lysine 342mg).
Also contains: Povidone, Sodium Starch Glycollate Type A, Magnesium Stearate, Hypromellose, Talc, Opaspray White M-1-7111B (contains Hypromellose and Titanium Dioxide (E171) and Black Ink (contains, shellac, Iron oxide black (E172) and propylene Glycol).

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