Indications of "Nurofen"
According to the instructions, "Nurofen" can be used in the following diseases and conditions:
- different types of pain (muscle, headache, toothache, menstrual, rheumatic, etc.);
- sports injuries;
- stretching and other damage to the ligaments;
- acute respiratory and other infectious diseases accompanied by high temperature;
- postprevious reaction.
Also "Nurofen" helps with alcohol withdrawal syndrome, normalizes blood fever (including unknown origin), improves the condition in the postoperative period. The drug is sold without prescription, and therefore if there is evidence and prior familiarization with the manual can be used without a doctor's prescription. Specialist consultation is required only if the treatment doesn't help within 3-5 days.
There are a number of situations, when to consult a doctor, preferably before you start taking "Advil". This hypersensitivity to acetylsalicylic acid (aspirin) and other similar means, gastrointestinal diseases, under one year of age and allergies.
"Nurofen" is available in the form of a gel for external use, effervescent tablets, drink mix, suspension and rectal suppositories for children, as well as coated tablets.
"Nurofen" banned for use in the presence of individual intolerance, heart failure, stomach ulcers and severe blood disorders (coagulation disorder, leukopenia, etc.).
Gel "spray" can be use adults and children over 12 years of age. The drug should be applied to the area of greatest tenderness and massaging movements rubbed into the skin. For one-time use requires a strip of the gel with a length of 4-10 cm to Use the "Nurofen" in this form not more often than every 4 hours and not more than 4 times a day.
Pills "Nurofen" allowed to be used, since six years of age (body weight more than 20 kg). Child from 6 to 12 years old can drink one tablet 4 times a day. Teens and adults should take one tablet 4 times daily or 2 tablets, but no more than three times a day.
Children aged from 3 months to 6 years "Nurofen" is assigned in the form of syrup, or rectal suppositories. The dosage is calculated according to the weight of a toddler and an average of 5-10 mg/kg. the treatment Process should be monitored by a physician.