The children's drug Nurofen (candles) refers tocategory of anti-inflammatory non-steroid agents. The medicine is used as an analgesic, antipyretic. The drug depresses the mediators of inflammation, relieves soreness and hyperthermia. The active substance is ibuprofen.
Nurofen medicinal product (candles forchildren) instruction allows for use from three months of age. The drug is prescribed to lower the temperature against a background of bacterial, viral infection, cold and after vaccination.
Medication "Nurofen" (candles for children) instructionrecommends also for the elimination of pain syndrome of moderate and weak intensity of different origin (including dental, muscular, headache, as well as soreness in the background of laryngitis, pharyngitis, otitis).
The drug is contraindicated for dermatitis or rhinitisallergic nature (provoked NSAIDs), hypersensitivity to NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) or ibuprofen, bleeding in the intestine or stomach, decreased potassium levels in the blood. Contraindications include violations of blood coagulability, hearing disorder, liver or kidney deficiency.
The drug "Nurofen" (candles for children) instructionrecommends appointing patients with a body weight of more than five and a half kilograms. Dosage - one suppository three times a day for children under the age of nine months. Patients from nine months to two years are prescribed by candle four times a day. Between the administrations it is necessary to maintain an interval of six hours.
At an elevated temperature, vaccination is recommended for patients up to a year, one candle a day, and patients every year - a candle twice a day at intervals of six to twelve hours.
The drug "Nurofen" (candles for children) does not recommend using for longer than three to five days. Do not exceed the therapeutic dosage even if there is no curative effect.
Candles "Nurofen" (children's) instruction is notrecommends simultaneous use with anticoagulants, lithium preparations, medicines "Methotrexate" and "Digoxin." The drug described can increase the side effects of hormone-containing medications.
When using the drug "Nurofen" (candles forchildren) in rare cases, there may be various negative consequences. In particular, side effects include bleeding in the digestive tract, vomiting, stomach pain, nausea. When applying suppositories "Nurofen" may occur increased excitability, dizziness, sleep disorder, headache, anaphylactic shock and other allergic reactions of varying severity. The medication can provoke agranulocytosis, thrombocytopenia, arrhythmia, anemia, hypertension, and leukopenia. Inflammatory processes, disorders of activity and other disorders in the urinary system are extremely rare.
When using the drug in therapeutic dosesoverdose does not occur. However, with the appearance of its signs (arrhythmia, decrease in pressure, loss of consciousness, ringing in the ears, dyspepsia, pain in the head), it is necessary to cancel the medication and consult a doctor.
It should be noted that today for childrendeveloped a huge number of drugs with combined antipyretic, analgesic and anti-inflammatory activity. There are also various forms of medicines: syrups, powders, capsules. However, suppositories are undoubtedly the most convenient, safe and effective dosage form. Candles "Nurofen" for children are affordable, quick-acting tool with a minimum number of side effects.
However, despite all the positive qualities of the medicine, before using it, you need to visit a doctor and consult with him about this.