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Nurofen Plus Tablets are pain relief tablets that help to ease moderate pains that can’t be managed with painkillers such as paracetamol alone. Ideal for those who are looking for an easy way to manage moderate aches and pains.
Nurofen Plus can be used to ease many different kinds of moderate pains. Some of the most popular reasons why people use this product include:
Nurofen Plus contains the active ingredients ibuprofen and codeine, which work together to ease the pain that can’t be managed by other painkillers such as paracetamol, aspirin, or ibuprofen alone. Ibuprofen is a part of a group of medicines known as NSAIDs, which work by changing your body’s response to pain, inflammation, and fever. Codeine is part of a group of medicines called opioid analgesics, which means it works to ease pain and can be used on its own or in combination with other painkillers, such as ibuprofen, to ease difficult to manage pain.
Swallow 1 – 2 Nurofen Plus tablets with water up to 3 times a day. Do not take for more than 3 days, if your pain has not improved after 3 days speak to your doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist.
You do not need a prescription for Nurofen Plus, however, you will be asked to complete a short medical questionnaire by your Chemist 4 U pharmacist before we can take your order. This includes some simple questions that all pharmacies legally are required to ask before supplying this kind of product. This helps our pharmacy team to be sure that this product is the best choice for you.
Nurofen Plus is not suitable for use by children under the age of 12. Do not use this product if you are allergic to ibuprofen, codeine, aspirin or any other painkillers, or any of the other listed ingredients. If you take a painkiller for headaches for more than 3 days it can make them worse. This product contains codeine, which can cause addiction if taken continuously for more than 3 days. Do not take this product if you:
Speak to your doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist before using Nurofen Plus if you:
Nurofen Express 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.
Like all medicines, Nurofen Plus can have side effects, although not everyone will experience them. These side effects include:
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. You can also record any side effect that you may notice using the MHRA Yellow Card Scheme
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 https://www.nhs.uk
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.
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
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