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Calprofen is a strawberry flavoured ibuprofen suspension for babies and children. It is used for the relief of pain from dental pain, earache, headache, backache, minor muscular pain, aches, sprains and strains. It can also be used for the reduction of temperature and post-immunisation fever and relief of the symptoms of cold and influenza.
Children aged 3 months plus.
You must be at least 16 years old to purchase this product.
How to use
Please read the enclosed leaflet carefully before use.
- Babies under 3 months - Not recommended unless advised by your doctor
- 3 months - 1 year (weighing over 5 kg) - One small (2.5 ml) spoonful, 3 times a day
- 1 year - 2 years - One small (2.5 ml) spoonful 3 to 4 times a day
- 3 years - 7 years - One large (5 ml) spoonful 3 or 4 times a day
- 8 years - 12 years - Two large (5 ml) spoonfuls 3 or 4 times a day
For Post-Immunisation Fever:
One small (2.5 ml) spoonful, followed by another small (2.5 ml) spoonful 6 hours later if necessary. Do not give more than 2 doses in 24 hours. If the fever is not reduced you should consult your doctor.
Hazards and Cautions
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 or over for more than 3 days.
If symptoms persist or worsen consult your doctor.
Do not exceed the stated dose
Do not give this product if your baby or child
- Has (or has had two or more episodes of) stomach ulcer, perforation or bleeding
- Is allergic to ibuprofen or any other ingredient of the product, aspirin or other related painkillers
- Is taking NSAID painkillers, or aspirin with a daily dose above 75 mg
If you are an adult taking this product you should not take Calprofen in the last 3 months of pregnancy and you should contact your doctor or pharmacist before taking in the first 6 months of pregnancy, if you are trying to get pregnant, if you are elderly or if you are a smoker.
Active Ingredient: Ibuprofen
Also contains: E965, E219 and E217.