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Nurofen Plus works to relieve acute to moderate aches and pains that have not been relieved by other painkillers such as paracetamol or aspirin. This product contains ibuprofen a common painkiller and Codeine phosphate which is an opioid analgesic to provide short-term relief from pain.
This product can be used from the age of 12 and upwards for the relief from acute, moderate pain that has been caused by:
The active ingredients in Nurofen Plus are
These ingredients work together to reduce inflammation and relieve pain.
This medicine is intended for short-term use only. You should take the lowest dose for the shortest time necessary to relieve your symptoms. This product is only suitable for adults, the elderly and children aged 12 years and older.
Swallow 1 – 2 tablets with water, up to 3 times a day as required. Leave at least 4 hours between doses. Do NOT take more than 6 tablets in any 24 hours.
This medicine contains codeine which can cause addiction if you take it continuously for more than 3 days, this can give you withdrawal symptoms from the medicine when you stop taking it.
If your symptoms do not improve after 3 days, talk to your doctor for advice. Do NOT give to children under the age of 12.
This medicine can affect your ability to drive as it may make you sleepy or dizzy or cause drowsiness.
If you have taken Nurofen Plus than you should or if children have taken this medicine by accident always contact a doctor or nearest hospital. The symptoms of overdose can include:
Do NOT take Nurofen Plus if you are allergic to ibuprofen, codeine or any of the ingredients in this product (see ingredient tab for full list) or if you:
Speak to a Chemist 4 U pharmacist or your doctor before taking this product if you:
Care should be taken in elderly patients due to the increased risk of breathing problems.
Some medicines such as anticoagulant medicines and medication that reduces high blood pressure may affect or be affected by treatment with ibuprofen.
The following medicines are known to interact with codeine:
Always seek the advice of your doctor or pharmacist before you take Nurofen Plus with other medicines.
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.
Some people may have side-effects when taking this medicine. If you have any unwanted side-effects you should seek advice from your doctor, pharmacist or other healthcare professional.
Stop taking this medicine and seek immediate medical help if you develop:
Tell your doctor if you experience:
If you take the medicine according to the instructions on the pack it is unlikely that you will become addicted to the medicine. However, if the following apply to you it is important that you talk to your doctor:
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 addiction to 'over the counter' medication, we urge you to visit the below links for professional help and advice:
Each tablet contains the active ingredients Ibuprofen 200mg and Codeine phosphate 12.8mg.
Other ingredients: microcrystalline cellulose, sodium starch glycollatre, starch pregelatinised, hypromellose, opaspray white M-1-17111 B and talc.
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