Who is this for?
What is Nurofen?
Nurofen is a fast-acting pain relief medication that can be used to relieve a variety of pain, including headaches, cold, flu and fever symptoms.
How does it work?
Nurofen contains the active ingredient Ibuprofen, which contains anti-inflammatory properties which relieve symptoms of mild to moderate pain.
Is Nurofen suitable for me?
Nurofen can be used by adults and children aged between 12 and 18 years. You should consult with a doctor before taking this medication if you have or have previously had asthma, diabetes, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, a stroke, heart, liver, kidney or bowel problems. You may also want to seek advice about this medication if you are a smoker, pregnant or dehydrated.
All medications can cause potential side effects, below we have listed some potential side effects, however, these do not always occur.
Disclaimer: This website does not constitute as medical advice, you should also consult with a doctor before taking medication. If you experience any major reactions to any medication you are taking, you must seek immediate medical attention.
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All orders placed before 14:00 on weekdays will be delivered the next working day. For the majority of the UK, medication will be dispatched by Royal Mail, Monday to Friday, if ordered before 14:00. Dispatches are sent using Royal Mail's Next-Day Tracked 24-Hour service. We will email you tracking information directly and you should receive your order the day after dispatch.
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We know that many of our customers turn to us when they need personal medication, preferring to use our online service rather than shopping for the product face to face. That is why our delivery is always discreetly packaged in plain brown boxes or enveloped. You will not have to worry about any content descriptions, and the package will be for your eyes only!
Commonly Used Dosage Guidelines for Nurofen.
For adults and children over 12 years:
- Swallow 1 or 2 tablets with water, up to three times a day as required.
- Leave 4 hours between doses and do not exceed 6 tablets in 24 hours.
Disclaimer: This website does not provide medical advice. No information listed on this website is intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition or treatment before undergoing a new health care regimen, and never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.
Nurofen Patient Leaflet
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Once you have placed an order you should receive it the next working day if you placed the order before 14:00 or the day after if placed after 14:00.
It is that straightforward, you will now recieve your order to the comfort of your home or delivery address.
Is Nurofen and ibuprofen the same?
Nurofen contains ibuprofen. Nurofen is often referred to as one of the 'brand names' for ibuprofen.
Is Nurofen stronger than paracetamol?
Nurofen (ibuprofen) and paracetamol can be used to treat different types of pain. You can take the two pain medications together. However, paracetamol may be more effective at treating headaches, migraines and stomach aches, while ibuprofen may be better at relieving period pain, back pain and toothaches.
Is this medication suitable for me?
Please get in touch with a doctor if you are unsure what medication is suitable for you. You can also complete our online consultation form to check your eligibility for the product.
How is the medication delivered?
All orders placed before 14:00 from Monday to Friday will be dispatched that day. The orders are sent using 24 Hour Tracked delivery provided by Royal Mail. Items will usually arrive the very next day after the order has been placed. We also provide tracking for your orders to check the status and location of your parcel. All our medication is packaged in plain confidential padded white or brown envelopes. This ensures that your orders are discreet, and the content of the orders will be for your eyes only.
What is Nurofen used for?
Nurofen can be used to relieve a variety of aches and pains. These can include:
- Back pain
- Period pain
- Headaches, tension headaches
- Muscular pain including sprains and strains
- Arthritis and rheumatic pain
- Cold and flu symptoms
How long does Nurofen take to work?
Typically, you should start to feel better 20 to 30 minutes after taking the medication. This may differ if you are managing long-term pain.
How do I order my medication?
Some products only require an online consultation which approximately takes 1 minute to complete, enabling you to then buy the product. Other products will also require a prescription; in this case, you will need to complete the online consultation, and then one of our partner pharmacy prescribers or doctors will review the online consultation questions and approve the order for delivery if you are eligible to purchase the item.
Can I cancel or return my order?
For non-medicinal products, you are eligible to return the product within 14 days of receipt in the same packaging you received. For medicinal products, you are eligible to cancel the order only until it has been dispatched. From that point forward, you are no longer eligible to return the order.
You have the right to cancel your order for medication up to the point when your medication is dispatched.
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