Nurofen Cold & Flu 200mg/5mg – 24 Tablets
This Nurofen product contains two active ingredients, ibuprofen and pseudoephedrine that relieve symptoms of cold and flu, including aches and pains, headache, fever, sore throat, blocked nose and sinuses.
Symptoms of cold and flu.
Colds and flu share quite a few similar symptoms but there are some main differences. As a general rule, flu symptoms tend to be more severe than a cold and appear suddenly whereas a cold develops gradually.
Symptoms of cold
- A blocked or runny nose.
- A sore throat.
- A raised temperature.
- Pressure in your ears and face.
- Loss of taste and smell.
Symptoms of the flu
Symptoms of the cold plus:
- A sudden fever- a temperature of 38°C or above.
- An aching body.
- Feeling tired or exhausted.
- Difficulty sleeping.
- Loss of appetite.
- Diarrhoea or tummy pain.
- Feeling sick and being sick.
How can Nurofen help to ease cold and flu symptoms?
Nurofen Cold and Flu contains two active ingredients:
This medicine belongs to a group of medicines known as Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs) and is effective at relieving aches, pains, swelling and can also reduce a fever.
A nasal decongestant that reduces swelling in the passages of the nose, relieving nasal congestion and reducing the pressure that can cause headaches
How to take Nurofen Cold and Flu.
These tablets must be taken with water and swallowed whole.
Adults, the elderly and children over 12 years: Take 2 tablets every 8 hours. Do NOT take more than 6 tablets in any 24 hour period.
- This medicine is for short-term use only.
- Take the lowest dose for the shortest time necessary.
- Do not take this product for more than 10 days.
- If symptoms persist or worsen after 10 days, seek medical advice from your doctor.
Like all medicines, Nurofen Cold and Flu relief can cause side effects, although not everybody will experience them. Side effects can be minimised by taking the lowest dose for the shortest time necessary to relieve the symptoms.