Product information for Calprofen Ibuprofen Suspension 3 Months to 12 Years Strawberry Flavour 200ml
Calprofen is a strawberry flavoured Ibuprofen Suspension for babies and children.
It is used for the relief of:
- Fever (raised temperature),
- Post-immunisation fever,
- Teething and toothache,
- Colds and influenza symptoms,
- Headache and
- Minor muscular aches and pains, sprains and strains.
Effective fever?and pain relief!
Colour?and sugar free!
Preparation and Usage
This product is intended for use in children aged 3 months to 12 years.
Not recommended for children under 3 months.
Dosage: For oral use. Shake the bottle well before use. A double ended spoon is provided to measure doses of 2.5 ml and 5 ml.
Post-immunisation fever: One small spoonful (2.5 ml), followed by another small spoonful (2.5 ml) six hours later if necessary.
Do not give more than 2 doses in 24 hours.
If fever is not reduced you should consult your doctor.
For Pain and Fever Relief:
Age: Babies under 3 months; Dose: Not recommended.
Age: 3 months – 6 months (weighing over 5 kg); Dose: One small (2.5 ml) spoonful may be taken 3 times in 24 hours.
Age: 6 months – 12 months; Dose: One small (2.5 ml) spoonful 3 times a day.
Age: 1 year – 2 years; Dose: One small (2.5 ml) spoonful 3 to 4 times a day.
Age: 3 years – 7 years; Dose: One large (5 ml) spoonful 3 to 4 times a day.
Age: 8 years – 12 years; Dose: Two large (5 ml) spoonfuls 3 to 4 times a day.
Doses should usually be given every 6 – 8 hours, leave at least 4 hours between doses.
For short term use only.
Do not give to babies aged 3-6 months for more than 24 hours.
Do not give to children aged 6 months and older for more than 3 days.
If symptoms persist or worsen, consult your doctor promptly.
Read The Enclosed Leaflet Carefully Before Use.
Do not give this product if your baby or child:
Has (or has had two or more episodes of) a stomach ulcer, perforation or bleeding.
Is allergic to ibuprofen or any other ingredient of the product, aspirin or other related painkillers.
Is taking other NSAID painkillers, or aspirin with a daily dose above 75 mg.
Speak to a pharmacist or your doctor before giving this product if your baby or child:
Has or has had asthma, diabetes, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, a stroke, heart, liver, kidney or bowel problems.
If you are an adult taking this product you should not take this product in the last 3 months of pregnancy and you should contact your doctor or pharmacist before taking it in the first 6 months of pregnancy, if you are trying to get pregnant, if you are elderly or if you are a smoker.
Do Not Exceed The Stated Dose.
Lower Age Limit
Advisory 3 Months
Please Note: Whilst Chemist Extra makes every effort to ensure that all information is up to date, the information shown on this page should not replace the advice of a medical professional.
*Disclaimer: Results and outcomes of this product may vary from individual to individual.