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Nurofen Meltlets Lemon 12s

SKU : OTCNURMELT|PIP-Code : 2685139|EAN : 5000167047523
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Nurofen Meltlets Lemon dissolve quickly on your tongue to provide targeted relief wherever you are, even if you haven't a drink of water to hand.
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Nurofen Meltlets Lemon

Nurofen Meltlets Lemon
dissolve quickly on your tongue to provide targeted relief wherever you are, even if you haven't a drink of water to hand. They can be used to treat mild to moderate pain such as headache, migraine, dental pain, neuralgia, period pain, rheumatic, muscular and back pain and feverishness, as well as the symptoms of cold and flu.  
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 aged 12 years and over:
  • 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.
If symptoms persist or worsen or if the product is required for more than 3 days for 12-18 year olds or 10 days for adults, consult a doctor.
  • Active Ingredient: Ibuprofen 200mg.
  • Other Ingredients: Ethylcellulose (E462), Silicon Dioxide (E551), Hypromellose (E464), Mannitol (E420), Aspartame (E951), Croscarmellose Sodium (E468), Magnesium Stearate (E572) and Flavour (Lemon Flavours, Maltodextrin).
  • Each tablet contain aspartame (E951) which is a source of phenylalanine which may be harmful to people with phenylketonuria or people who are intolerant to phenylalanine. Each orodispersible tablet contains a source equivalent to 14mg phenylalanine.
  • Medicines such as ibuprofen may be associated with a small increased risk of heart attack or stroke. Any risk is more likely with high doses and prolonged treatment. Do not exceed the recommended dose. If you have heart problems, previously had a stroke or think that you might be at risk of these conditions (e.g. high blood pressure, diabetes or cholesterol or are a smoker), you should discuss your treatment with your doctor or pharmacist.
  • Ibuprofen belongs to a group of medicines which may impair fertility in women. This effect is reversible on stopping the medicine. It is unlikely that ibuprofen, used occasionally, will affect your chances of becoming pregnant, however, tell your doctor before taking this medicine if you have problems becoming pregnant.
  • There is a risk or renal impairment in dehydrated children and adolescents.
Do not take Nurofen Meltlets Lemon if you:
  • Are allergic to ibuprofen or any other ingredient in this product or to aspirin or other painkillers.
  • Have ever had a stomach perforation, ulcer 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 aspirin per day. If you are on low-dose aspirin (up to 75mg daily) talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking this medicine.
  • Have severe liver or kidney problems.
  • Have heart problems, high blood pressure or blood coagluation disorder.
  • Have breathing difficulties.
  • Are in the last 3 months of pregnancy
  • Are under 12 years old.
Take special care and check with a doctor or pharmacist before taking Nurofen Meltlets Lemon 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 (SLE) - a condition of the immune system causing joint pain, skin changes and other organ disorders).
  • Are a smoker.
  • Are in the first six months of pregnancy or are breastfeeding.
  • Have phenylketonuria or are intolerant to phenylalanine.
Check with your pharmacist before taking Nurofen Meltlets Lemon if you are taking any other mediciation, particularly:
  • Corticosteroid tablets.
  • Quinolone antibiotics.
  • Medicines to thin the blood or prevent clotting (e.g. warfarin).
  • Heart stimulants (e.g. glycosides).
  • Medicines to help you pass water (diuretics).
  • Medicines to suppress the immune system (e.g. methotrexate, ciclosporine, tacrolimus).
  • Medicines for mania or depression (e.g. lithium or SSRIs).
  • Mifepristone (for pregnancy termination).
  • HIV medicines (e.g. zidovudine).
Always read the product information. Click on the link below to view the Patient Information Leaflet. Requires Adobe Reader – if you cannot open the file, please click here to download.

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