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Nurofen Meltlets Lemon 200mg (12 self-dissolving tablets)
Nurofen Meltlets Lemon 200mg (12 self-dissolving tablets)
Nurofen Meltlets Lemon 200mg (12 self-dissolving tablets)
Nurofen Meltlets Lemon 200mg (12 self-dissolving tablets)
Nurofen Meltlets Lemon 200mg (12 self-dissolving tablets)
Nurofen Meltlets Lemon 200mg (12 self-dissolving tablets)

Nurofen Meltlets Lemon 200mg (12 self-dissolving tablets)

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Product Summary

The active ingredient in this medicine is Ibuprofen.

It belongs to a group of medicines known as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).

NSAIDs provide relief by changing the body’s response to pain, swelling, and high temperature.

Nurofen Meltlets Lemon are used for the relief of:

  • headaches and migraine pain
  • dental pain and neuralgia
  • period pain
  • rheumatic, muscular and back pain
  • feverishness and symptoms of cold and flu.

Directions

This product is for short term use only.

You should take the lowest dose for the shortest time necessary to relieve your symptoms.

Adults, the elderly and children & adolescents between 12 and 18 years: Take 1 or 2 tablets up to three times a day as required.

  • Place a tablet on the tongue, allow it to dissolve and then swallow; no water is required.
  • Leave at least four hours between doses.
  • Do not take more than 6 tablets in 24 hours.
  • Do not give to children under 12 years.

In children and adolescents between 12 and 18 years: If in children and adolescents this medicinal product is required for more than 3 days, or if symptoms worsen, a doctor should be consulted.

In adults: Do not take for longer than 10 days unless your doctor tells you to.

If symptoms persist or the pain or fever worsen, or if any new symptoms occur, consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Do not exceed the stated dose.

Ingredients

  • Each orodispersible tablet contains the active ingredient Ibuprofen 200mg.
  • They also contain Ethylcellulose (E462), Silicon Dioxide (E551), Hypromellose (E464), Mannitol (E420), Aspartame (E951), Croscarmellose Sodium (E468), Magnesium Stearate (E572), Flavour (mint flavours, maltodextrin acacia gum (E414), Sorbitol (E421)).

Warnings and Restrictions

Always read the information leaflet.

Do not use Nurofen Meltlets if:

  • you have (or have had two or more episodes of) a stomach ulcer, perforation or bleeding
  • you are allergic to ibuprofen or any other ingredient of the product, to aspirin or to other related painkillers
  • Are taking other NSAID painkillers or aspirin with a daily dose above 75mg.

Speak to a pharmacist or doctor before taking this product if you:

  • have or have had asthma
  • have kidney, heart, liver or bowel problems
  • have high cholesterol or previously have had a heart attack or stroke
  • have a history of gastrointestinal disease (such as ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease)
  • have systemic lupus erythematosus (a condition of the immune system causing joint pain, skin changes and other organ disorders)
  • are a smoker
  • are in the first 6 months of pregnancy
  • have phenylketonuria or are intolerant to phenylalanine.

(See ‘Important information about some of the ingredients of Nurofen Meltlets Lemon’.)

Do NOT take Nurofen Meltlets Lemon if you:

  • are allergic to ibuprofen or any of the other ingredients (see Section 6 of information leaflet) or to aspirin or other painkillers
  • have ever had a stomach ulcer, perforation or bleeding
  • have had a worsening of asthma, skin rash, itchy runny nose or facial swelling when previously taking ibuprofen, aspirin or similar medicines
  • have had gastrointestinal bleeding or perforation when previously taking NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs)
  • are taking other NSAIDs
  • are taking more than 75mg of Aspirin a day. If you are on low-dose aspirin (up to 75mg daily), speak to your doctor or pharmacist before you take this medicine
  • have severe liver or kidney problems
  • have heart problems, high blood pressure or blood coagulation disorder
  • have breathing difficulties
  • are in the last 3 months of pregnancy
  • are under 12 years old.

Taking other medicines

To reduce the risk of side effects, do not take this product with other NSAID-containing products (e.g. aspirin, ibuprofen)

Nurofen may affect or be affected by some other medicines. Avoid taking this product with other drugs that are prescribed, such as:

  • Corticosteroid tablets, Quinolone antibiotics
  • Anti-coagulants (i.e. thin blood/prevent clotting e.g. Aspirin / Acetylsalicylic acid, Warfarin, Ticlopidine)
  • Glycosides (to stimulate your heart)
  • medicines to reduce high blood pressure (ACE-inhibitors such as captopril, beta-blockers such as Atenolol medicines, Angiotensin-II receptor antagonists such as Losartan)
  • medicines to help you pass water (diuretics),
  • medicines for the temporary suppression of your immune system (e.g. Methotrexate, Cyclosporin, Tacrolimus)
  • medicines for mania or depression (e.g. Lithium or SSRIs)
  • medicines for pregnancy termination (e.g. Mifepristone)
  • medicines for HIV treatment (e.g. Zidovudine)

Storage

  • Do not store above 25° C.
  • Store in the original pack.
  • Do not use after the expiry date stated on the carton after EXP. The expiry date refers to the last day of that month.
  • Keep all medicines out of the sight and reach of children.

Attachments

Patient Information Leaflet