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Reprofen for Children

Reals Pharmaceuticals Limited
Plot 1 Junaid Dosunmu Street,Central Business District, Alausa, P.0. Box 3560 Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria.
Email: reals@realsgroup.com
Tel: + 234-1-774-1205
Fax: +234-1-263-0919
Website: http://realsgroup.com

Brand Name

Reprofen for Children

Manufacturer

Rajrab Ltd, 72-80 Coca Cola Rd, Industrial Estate, Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria.

Therapeutic Class

Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), Systemic

Dosage Form, Composition & NAFDAC Registration Number (NRN)

Oral suspension (NRN: 04-1474): Each 5 mL contains: Ibuprofen Ph.Eur. 100 mg.

Pack size: 100 mL bottle.

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Pharmacology

Reprofen for children provides relief by changing the body’s response to high temperature, pain and swelling.

It contains the active ingredient ibuprofen, which belongs to a group of medicines known as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS). It acts by targeting the source of fever and pain.

Indications

Reprofen for children is specially formulated for babies and children from 6 months.

It is given by mouth to: Provide fast, effective and long lasting reduction in your child’s temperature (including fever caused by immunisation); Soothe away pain from teething and toothache, earache, sore throats, headache and minor aches and sprains.

Contra-indications

Do not give to babies or children: Who have had stomach ulcers or other serious stomach disorders; Who suffer a worsening of asthma, runny nose or hives due to aspirin or other similar medicines; Who are sensitive to any of the ingredients.

Precautions/Warnings

Talk to your doctor before giving Reprofen for children to your child if he/she suffers from asthma; has liver, kidney, or heart problems; is allergic to aspirin; still has, after immunisation, a high temperature which you think might require a third dose of this medicine.

Interactions

Adverse Effects

The most common side effects are a mild laxative effect; stomach discomfort.

Rare side effects are: nausea, stomach pain, rash, itching or worsening of asthma, unexplained wheezing or shortness of breath.

Most rarely: facial swelling - get medical help straight away (this may be a rare but severe allergic reaction); black tarry stools, stomach ulcers or bleeding; skin peeling, easy bruising.

Dosage & Administration

Storage/Handling Recommendations

Review Date

2016-09-01 04:41:30