Nurofen Gel is used to treat pain and inflammation of tendons, ligaments, muscles and joints.
The gel contains Ibuprofen 5% as the active ingredient. Please see product packaging for a full list of other ingredients. Pack size is 30g.
Who can use Nurofen Gel?
Nurofen Gel can be used by adults and children aged 12 years and older.
Apply between 4cm and 10mc of gel to the affected area and massage gently until absorbed. Repeat as necessary up to three times daily, leaving at least 4 hours between applications.
Side Effects and Cautions
Reported side effects include tummy upset and irritation at application site.. Please see product literature for a full list of possible side effects. Do not use Nurofen Gel if you are allergic to any ingredients. Avoid contact with the eyes, lips or mucous membranes and take care not to apply to skin that is broken or inflamed. This medicine is for external use only and should not be taken.
Pregnancy or Breastfeeding
Do not use this medicine if you are in the third trimester of pregnancy. If you are in the first or second trimesters you should contact your GP or hospital doctor before use. Nurofen Gel is unlikely to affect breast fed infants.
How to Store Nurofen Gel
Store Nurofen Gel below 25ºC and remember to keep all medicine out of sight and reach of children. You should return any unused or date expired medicines to your pharmacist for safe destruction.
For further information on this product please contact us or check out the manufacturer’s product information. Please read the patient information leaflet before taking this medicine. Do not share medicines with another person even if their symptoms are the same as yours. It is always better to check with your pharmacist or GP first.
If you order this medicine online you may be sent a link which will enable you to provide further information by one of our pharmacists. It will allow us to check that this medicine is safe and appropriate for you to use.