Nurofen Plus Tablets contains Ibuprofen And Codeine Phosphate Ibuprofen Is A Type Of Medicine Called A Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drug (NSAID).
Use by Adults and children aged 16 years and over
Nurofen Plus Tablets Contain 12.8mg Of Codeine, Which In Combination With The Ibuprofen, Is Effective At Relieving Mild To Moderate Pain.
Nurofen Plus should only be used for 3 days due to codeine addiction. if you are still in pain, speak to the pharmacist or see your doctor.
Where to buy Nurofen Plus
Nurofen plus is a pharmacy only medicine and it is sold under the supervision of a pharmacist.
The ingredients of Nurofen Plus :
Ibuprofen 200mg and Codeine Phosphate 12.8mg
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Nurofen plus Tablets contains Ibuprofen And Codeine.
Nurofen plus reduces Inflammation, fever, Swelling And Pain and used for short term treatment of acute moderate pain when other painkillers have not worked. Do not take less than four hours after taking other painkillers.
For relief from:
How To Use
Recommended dosage for oral administration:
Adults, the elderly and children over 12 years of age:
One or two tablets every four to six hours.
Children aged 12-18 years:
One or two tablets every four to six hours.N
Combined ibuprofen and codeine is not recommended during pregnancy and while breastfeeding. There are safer medicines you can take. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice.
In early pregnancy, codeine has been linked to some problems in unborn babies. If you take codeine at the end of pregnancy, there’s a risk that your baby may get withdrawal symptoms when it’s born. Your baby may also get breathing problems.
Ibuprofen may cause birth defects that could affect your baby’s heart or blood vessels. There may also be a link between taking ibuprofen in early pregnancy and miscarriage.
It is not recommended that women take combined ibuprofen and codeine while breastfeeding.
Small amounts of the codeine may get into breast milk and can cause breathing problems in your baby.
However, ibuprofen alone is safe to take while breastfeeding.
Ibuprofen and codeine don’t mix well with some medicines.
Tell your doctor if you’re taking these medicines before you start taking combined ibuprofen and codeine:
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Like all medicines, combined ibuprofen and codeine can cause side effects. But because you only take it for a very short time (up to 3 days), it’s not common to get them.
Less common side effects happen in more than 1 in 1,000 people. These include:
Tell your doctor if these side effects bother you or don’t go away.
Stop taking the medicine and call a doctor straight away if you have:
In rare cases, it’s possible to have a serious allergic reaction (anaphylaxis) to ibuprofen and codeine.
You could be having a serious allergic reaction and may need immediate treatment in hospital.
These are not all the side effects of combined ibuprofen and codeine. For a full list, see the leaflet inside your medicines packet.
Information:You can report any suspected side effects to the UK safety scheme.
What to do about:
Each tablet of Nurofen Plus normally contains 200mg of ibuprofen and 12.8mg of codeine.