CALPROFEN® Ibuprofen Suspension

CALPROFEN®
Ibuprofen Suspension

Relief from aches, pain & fever.
Contains ibuprofen.

From 3 months to 12 years.

Usage

Our CALPROFEN® sugar and colour-free range contains is an ibuprofen-only medicine, which starts to work on a fever in just 15 minutes and lasts for up to 8 hours. You can use it as fast-acting pain relief, to reduce your child’s temperature and to relieve the symptoms of cold and flu. Each pack comes with an easy dose syringe.

Dosage

Infants 3–6 months (over 5kg)

2.5ml

 
Up to 3 times in 24 hours                                                                   
 

Do not use for more than 24 hours.

Infants 6–12 months

2.5ml

3 times a day

Children 1–2 years

2.5ml

3–4 times a day

Children 3–7 years

5ml

3–4 times a day

Children 8–12 years

10ml

3–4 times a day

Post-immunisation fever

2.5ml

                                                   If necessary, follow up with one                                                              further 2.5 ml dose 6 hours later  

 

No more than 2 doses in 24 hours.
If fever doesn’t go down, contact your GP.

For all the dosage information above please remember:                           Do not give to children weighing less than 5kg.  
Do not give to children under 3 months.
Do not give to children aged 6 months and older for more than 3 days.
If symptoms last for more than 24 hours in children 3-6 months, or more than 3 days in children over 6 months, seek medical advice.
For further advice, always read the label.

Available as

  • CALPROFEN® Ibuprofen Suspension
    100ml and 200ml, Strawberry flavour
  • CALPROFEN® Ibuprofen Suspension sachets
    12 sachets, Strawberry flavour

 

 

See also

Treatment advice

"My son has a high temperature, what should I do?"

When your child suffers from a fever, it can be a sign that his body is fighting an infection. We've put together a helpful fact sheet of things to do and what symptoms to look out for.

How to care for an infant with fever