The medicine "Nurofen" (syrup for children) is producedin the form of a suspension that has a characteristic pleasant (strawberry or orange) odor, white (or almost white) color. Before using the product, the vial should be shaken. For the most accurate dosing, it is recommended to use the supplied syringe or a two-dimensional measuring spoon. The active component of the drug is the substance ibuprofen.
The medicine "Nurofen" (for children). Instructions. Indications
The drug is prescribed for children from six months to 12 yearsyears in ARVI, post-vaccination states, influenza and other infectious inflammatory diseases complicated by fever. Indications include moderate or weak intensity of pain syndrome, pain in the head, throat, ears, with stretching, toothache, neuralgia, myalgia.
The drug "Nurofen" (children's) instruction is notrecommends with intolerance of acetylsalicylic acid, ibuprofen and other components of the drug. No medication is prescribed for bronchial asthma, rhinitis, urticaria, due to the use of other NSAIDs or salicylates. Contraindications include ulcerative lesions in the digestive tract, blood pathology (hemophilia, leukopenia, hypocoagulation). The drug "Nurofen" (children's) instruction does not recommend if there is a deficiency in the liver or kidneys, a decrease in hearing. No remedy is given before the age of three months.
Mode of application
The medicine is prescribed inside. Dosage is determined depending on the weight and age of the patient. With fever and pain, 5-10 mg / kg is recommended for a single dose. The drug is taken three to four times during the day. The daily dose should not be more than 30 mg / kg. From half a year to 12 months, 2.5 ml is prescribed not more often than four times, from year to three - 5 ml three times, from 4 to 6 years - 7.5 ml three times, from 7 to 9 years - 10 ml 3 times, from 10 to 12 - 15 ml 3 times. With postimmunization fever, two and a half milliliters are prescribed for patients up to a year, children from a year, if necessary, are given another 2.5 ml after six hours (no more than five milliliters per day). Duration of application as an antipyretic - three days, as an anesthetic - five.
The drug "Nurofen" (for children). Instructions. Adverse Reactions
Against the background of treatment, negative effects are observedrarely. In a number of cases, pain in the epigastrium, discomfort, and vomiting may occur. The drug can cause laxative effect, erosive-ulcerative lesions, bleeding. On the background of therapy sometimes there are dizziness, thrombocytopenia, anemia, leukopenia, headache. Some patients may have kidney damage, exacerbation of asthma, urticaria, rash, itching.
The medicine "Nurofen" (for children), whose priceabout one hundred rubles, should be taken only on the advice of a doctor. Overdosage of the drug in practice was not noted. With the development of negative consequences on the background of treatment, not described in the annotation, it is necessary to visit a doctor. Therapy of children from three to six months is carried out under medical supervision.