Nurofen for Children Six Plus Orange 200mg/5ml Oral Suspension *
Pharmacy Only: Non-prescription

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Updated on 15 October 2021

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NfC Six Plus Orange PIL_1634316824.pdf

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 2 - what you need to know - warnings and precautions
  • Change to section 4 - possible side effects

Updated on 15 October 2021

File name

NfC Six Plus Orange SmPC Aug21_1634316757.pdf

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 4.4 - Special warnings and precautions for use
  • Change to section 4.8 - Undesirable effects

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Updated on 28 February 2020

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Nurofen for Children Six Plus Orange PIL Oct19_1582905932.pdf

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 4 - possible side effects

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Addition od DRESS text

Updated on 28 February 2020

File name

Nurofen for Children Six Plus Orange SmPC Oct19_1582905853.pdf

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 4.8 - Undesirable effects

Legal category:Supply through pharmacy only

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Addition of DRESS text

Updated on 28 February 2020

File name

Nurofen for Children Six Plus Orange 200mg_5ml Oral Supsension PIL_1582899649.pdf

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 4 - possible side effects

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Addition of DRESS text

Updated on 15 January 2020

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Nurofen for Children Six Plus Orange 200mg-5ml Oral Suspension_1579100646.pdf

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 6 - manufacturer

Updated on 21 October 2019

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Nurofen for Children Six Plus Orange 200mg_5ml Oral Suspension SPC Mar18_1571669089.pdf

Reasons for updating

  • Improved presentation of SPC

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Updated on 05 June 2018

File name

Nurofen for Children Six Plus Orange 200mg_5ml Oral Suspension SPC Mar18.docx

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 4.2 - Posology and method of administration
  • Change to section 4.3 - Contraindications
  • Change to section 4.4 - Special warnings and precautions for use
  • Change to section 4.5 - Interaction with other medicinal products and other forms of interaction
  • Change to section 5.1 - Pharmacodynamic properties

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Section 4.2:  Amendment of text regarding dosing spoon

Section 4.3:  Addition of "in patients with severe heart failure (NYHA IV)

Section 4.4:  Addition of text in relation to cardiovascular and cerebrovascular effects

Section 4.5:  Addition of data in relation to Acetylsalicylic acid

Section 5.1: Addition of text in relation to pharmacodynamic studies

Updated on 07 March 2016

File name

PIL_14989_385.pdf

Reasons for updating

  • New PIL for new product

Updated on 07 March 2016

Reasons for updating

  • Change to warnings or special precautions for use
  • Change of contraindications
  • Change to information about pregnancy or lactation

Updated on 04 March 2016

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 2 - Qualitative and quantitative composition
  • Change to section 3 - Pharmaceutical form
  • Change to section 4.2 - Posology and method of administration
  • Change to section 4.3 - Contraindications
  • Change to section 4.4 - Special warnings and precautions for use
  • Change to section 4.5 - Interaction with other medicinal products and other forms of interaction
  • Change to section 4.6 - Pregnancy and lactation
  • Change to section 4.8 - Undesirable effects
  • Change to section 4.9 - Overdose
  • Change to section 5.1 - Pharmacodynamic properties

Legal category:Supply through pharmacy only

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Updated in line with CCDS

Updated on 04 March 2016

Reasons for updating

  • New SPC for new product

Legal category:Supply through pharmacy only

Updated on 21 August 2014

Reasons for updating

  • Addition of information on reporting a side effect.

Updated on 31 July 2014

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 4.8 - Undesirable effects

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In section 4.8 - adverse reporting text added

Updated on 04 February 2014

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 6.5 - Nature and contents of container

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Addition of 200ml pack size

Updated on 29 January 2014

Reasons for updating

  • Introduction of new pack/pack size

Updated on 12 June 2012

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 4.2 - Posology and method of administration

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Updated the dosage table section 4.2 to clarify posology.

Dosage table in Section 4.2 now states the following:

4.2                   Posology and method of administration

For pain and fever: The daily dosage of Nurofen For Children is 20-30 mg/kg bodyweight in divided doses. Using the measuring device provided this can be achieved as follows:

 

 

 

Child’s age (Weight)

Quantity and method of administration

Frequency

(in a 24 hour period)

6-9 years (20-30kg)

1 x 200mg/5ml

(one 5ml spoonful (large end))

3 times

9-12 years (30-40kg)

1 x 300mg/7.5ml

(one 5ml spoonful (large end) and one 2.5ml spoonful (small end))

3 times

 

 

Doses should be given approximately every 6 to 8 hours.

 

For patients with sensitive stomachs it is recommended that Nurofen for Children is taken during a meal

 

 

Not  intended for children under 6 years of age or under 20kg.

 

For oral use.

Updated on 10 April 2012

Reasons for updating

  • Change to dosage and administration

Updated on 16 May 2011

Reasons for updating

  • New SPC for new product

Legal category:Supply through pharmacy only

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Updated on 16 May 2011

Reasons for updating

  • New PIL for new product