Nurofen for children: instruction for application

Nurofen for children: instruction for application

One of the most popular medicines for decrease in heat and relief of pain at children is "Nurofen". That medicine did not do to the kid harm and at the same time promoted simplification of its state, it is necessary to observe the instruction for its application.

"Nurofen" in the form of syrup

Now "Nurofen" for children is released in the form of syrup and rectal suppositories. Many parents prefer to give to children syrup as it is very convenient in application.

Active ingredient of the medicine "Nurofen" is the ibuprofen. Medicine makes anesthetic, febrifugal and anti-inflammatory impact on an organism. "Nurofen" can be given to kids from 3 months. It is considered one of the most effective, but at the same time rather harmless febrifugal and anesthetic.

In medicine package the measured syringe or a spoon has to lie. It is very convenient to use the syringe for treatment of absolutely small children. Before application of "Nurofen" it is necessary to consult to the attending physician. The expert will appoint a dosage and will surely specify with what frequency it is possible to give to the child medicine. Children at the age of 3-6 months are recommended to give syrup not more often than 3 times a day. The single dose of medicine should not exceed 2.5 milliliters. About 2, 5 milliliters of "Nurofen" at one time are also recommended to give to children at the age of 6-12 months, but within day the kid can accept syrup 3-4 times. For children at the age of 1-3 years the recommended dosage of medicine raises. Such kids should give 5 milliliters of medicine 3 times a day. For children of more advanced age the dosage of medicine should be increased. Kids of 4-6 years need to give already 7.5 milliliters of syrup at one time, to children at the age of 7-9 years - 10 milliliters, and 10-12 years - 12.5 milliliters. In all cases it is necessary to take medicine not more often than 3 times a day.

"Nurofen" in the form of candles

"Nurofen" in the form of rectal suppositories is also popular. Active ingredient of candles is the same ibuprofen, but as auxiliary components by their production solid wax is used. Children at the age of 3-9 months are recommended to enter rektalno no more than 1 candle for once. The maximum frequency of use of medicine for such age - no more than 3 times a day. To children aged from 9 months till 1 year about 1 candle no more than 4 times a day is admissible to enter rektalno. It is better to apply syrup to treatment of children of more advanced age. The maximum duration of treatment by means of candles or syrup should not exceed 3 days if medicine is used as febrifugal. At application of "Nurofen" as anesthetic no more than 5 days in a row are admissible to accept it. Before giving to the child this medicine, it is necessary to consult with the doctor. "Nurofen" has certain contraindications. In particular, it cannot be given to the children having hypersensibility to an ibuprofen and acetilsalicylic acid. Also it cannot be applied at some inflammatory diseases, rhinitis, at diseases of blood, intestines.

Author: «MirrorInfo» Dream Team