Nurofen/ Ibuprofen Dose Calculator

Repeat dose every 6‒8 hours as necessary (max 3 doses in 24 hours).

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Safety Information:

Do Not Use:
• In children under 3 months of age.
• In children who have stomach ulcers or other stomach disorders.
• In children who have kidney, liver or heart problems.
• In children who have allergic reactions to aspirin, ibuprofen or other anti-inflammatory medicines. If an allergic reaction develops, stop taking and see your doctor immediately.

Dosage Table:

Child’s wt

Age *


6–8 kg

8–10 kg

10–14 kg

14–18 kg

18–22 kg

22–28 kg

28–40 kg

3–6 months

6–12 months

1–3 years

3–5 years

5–7 years

7–9 years

9–12 years

3–4 ml

4–5 ml

5–7 ml

7–9 ml

9–11 ml

11–14 ml

14–20 ml

Repeat dose every 6‒8 hours as necessary (max 3 doses in 24 hours).

Usage Information

*Do not give to babies under 3 months. Seek medical advice before giving to children under 12 months. Do not exceed the stated dose. For short-term use only. If your child’s symptoms persist for more than 48 hours consult your doctor. Children should take plenty of fluids. Do not use if the cap seal is not intact on first opening of the bottle.

Maximum Dose in 24 Hours: Maximum 3 doses.

Seek medical advice before use:
• If your child is under 12 months of age
• If your child suffers from asthma
• If your child is taking other medicines containing ibuprofen, aspirin or other anti-inflammatory medicines or is taking any other regular medicines
• In children suffering from dehydration through diarrhoea and/or vomiting

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St Heliers, Auckland 1071

Phone 09 585 0188

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