Boots Max Strength Ibuprofen 10% Gel - 40g
Suitable for: Adults & children aged 12 years & over
Active ingredients: Ibuprofen 10%
See details below, always read the label
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Uses: For the relief of pain and inflammation (swelling) caused by backache, rheumatic and muscular pain, sprains, strains and sports injuries.
- Fast penetration
- Direct relief of pain and inflammation
- For local relief of muscular backache, rhuematic and muscular pain, sprains, strains and sports injuries.
Adults and children of 12 years and over.
You must be at least 16 years old to purchase this product.
How to use
Check the seal is not broken before first use. If it is, do not use the gel.
Pierce tube seal with end of cap.
Adults and children 12 years and over: Use 2 - 5cm of gel (50 - 125mg of ibuprofen) on the affected area. Use every 4 hours, if you need to.
Don't use more than every 4 hours.
- Apply only to the skin.
- Gently massage the gel into the affected area until it is absorbed.
- Wash your hands as soon as you have used the gel.
- Avoid contact with the eyes, mouth, lips or nose, or inflamed or broken skin.
- Do not apply plasters or dressings over the gel.
- Do not use on children under 12 years, unless your doctor tells you to.
- Do not use more than the amount recommended.
- Stop using the gel if a rash develops.
- If symptoms worsen, or do not go away after 14 days talk to your doctor.
Hazards and Cautions
Before you use this medicine
Do not use:
- If you are allergic to ibuprofen or any of the ingredients in this medicine
- If you are allergic to aspirin, or other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medicines (you have ever had asthma, runny nose, itchy skin or swelling of the lips, face or throat after taking these medicines)
- On broken, damaged, diseased or infected skin
- If you are under 12 years of age, unless your doctor tells you to
Do not store above 25°C
Use by the date on the end flap of the carton.
Store in the original package in order to protect from light.
Keep all medicines out of the sight and reach of children.
- This is a medicine; Consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have an underlying medical condition, are taking any other medication or complementary therapy, or if symptoms persist.
- Seek advice if you suffer from allergies.
- Keep all medicines out of the reach of children.
The pack contains 40 g of gel.
Active Ingredient: The gel contains Ibuprofen 10% w/w
Also contains: Hydroxyethylcellulose, Sodium hydroxide, Benzyl alcohol, Isopropyl alcohol, Purified water.