How are rectal suppositories "Nurofen"?
Suppositories made on the basis of ibuprofen. They have a triple action: antipyretic, analgesic and anti-inflammatory. The mechanism of action of candles is inhibition of the process of developing in the body of the so-called mediators of inflammation, from which the person experiences pain, fever, and discomfort. The drug is rapidly absorbed mucosa of the rectum and into the blood system. It helps to reduce the temperature and relieves the child from unpleasant feelings that accompany the common cold (sore throat and ears, headache, toothache, aching muscles).
"Nurofen" for children should not be used more than three consecutive days as a febrifuge, and for more than five days to eliminate the pain.
The advantages of candles "Nurofen"
This drug is intended for babies from 3 months to 2 years. At this age the child is not so easy to treat. On the background of frequent regurgitation, loss of appetite, nausea and vomiting, he instinctively will reject unpalatable medicines. Using rectal suppositories, you can easily give the baby the required amount of drug at the same time avoiding the overdose. Ibuprofen lasts for 8 hours, which will help to ensure your child a peaceful sleep. Candles "Nurofen" is convenient to take with you, since the packaging takes up little space and can be stored at a temperature of +25 °C.
Side effects "Nurofen"
According to the instructions, the drug has serious and frightening side effects: nausea, vomiting, stomach bleeding, worsening of asthma and anaphylactic shock. Many mothers carefully and are wary of the use of drugs for their children. It is clear that nobody wants to see the manifestation of the unwanted action of the drug in their own child. But when the danger from any sudden rise of temperature with all its consequences just the obvious choice.
It is important to remember that "Nurofen" enhances the side effects of hormonal methods, "Prednisolone", "Dexamethasone", "Hydrocortisone".
Numerous testimonials of new parents show that the rectal candles "Nurofen" for children is a popular drug. It effectively reduces temperature and relieves inflammatory response but does not eliminate its causes. Therefore, even if after treatment the condition improved, you should not abandon the advice of a doctor.