What is Nurofen Plus?
Nurofen Plus tablets are used for the relief of acute, moderate pain that is not relieved by taking paracetamol, ibuprofen or aspirin alone. The product can be used to treat, migraines, headaches, neuralgia, period pains, dental pain, backache, and rheumatic and muscular pain.
How does Nurofen Plus work?
Nurofen Plus tablets contain two active ingredients to help ease any symptoms of pain - ibuprofen and codeine phosphate. Ibuprofen belongs to a group of medicines known as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). NSAIDs provide relief by altering the body's response to pain, swelling and high temperature, while codeine is a painkiller that reduces the communication of discomfort messages to the brain.
How to take Nurofen Plus
To feel the full benefit of Nurofen Plus tablets, take two tablets when you first feel the pain or discomfort. Then, if necessary, take one or two tablets every for four to six hours to ease any further pain. You should not exceed more than six tablets in 24 hours, and Nurofen Plus should not be given children.
Make sure that you carefully read all product packaging and labels prior to use.
Is Nurofen Plus suitable for me?
Ask your doctor or pharmacist before taking ibuprofen if you are allergic to aspirin, suffer from asthma, and may be pregnant or receiving regular medical treatment - for example, warfarin for blood clots (thrombosis). Do not take Nurofen Plus if you have a stomach ulcer or suffer from any stomach disorders.
What are the side effects of Nurofen Plus?
Reactions such as headache, dizziness, skin rash, depression may occur occasionally from taking Nurofen Plus tablets. Constant usage may induce symptoms such as gastric irritation, nausea, dyspepsia and stomach bleeding. Consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have any of the above, or any other side effects after taking this product.
If you are suffering from regular pain, visit your doctor, pharmacist or use our Online Doctor Service for a free consultation. If pain is severe, please seek immediate medical attention.