- Effective relief of aches, pain and fever
- Strawberry flavour
- Relieves toothache, headaches and colds
Effective relief of aches, pain and fevers
Calprofen is a strawberry flavoured Ibuprofen suspension for babies and children. Calprofen can be used for the relief of pain from dental pain, earache, headache, backache, minor muscular pain, aches, sprains and strains.
The oral suspension can also be used for the reduction of temperature and post-immunisation fever and relief of the symptoms of colds and influenza. Starts to work on fever in 15 minutes and can last up to eight hours.
Features of Calprofen ibuprofen suspension
- Works to reduce fever
- Strawberry flavour
- Colour and sugar free
- Fever and pain relief
- Contains paracetamol
- Always read the label
- Children 3 months to 12 years
Warnings and cautions
- Do not exceed the stated dose
- Do not give this product if your baby or child: has or has ever had a stomach ulcer, perforation or bleeding; is allergic to Ibuprofen or any other ingredient of the product, aspirin or related painkillers; is taking NSAID painkillers, or aspirin with a daily dose above 75mg
- Speak to a doctor or your pharmacist before giving the product if your baby or child has asthma, liver, heart, kidney or bowel problems
- If you are an adult taking this product you should not take Calprofen in the last 3 months of pregnancy and you should contact your doctor or pharmacist before taking in the first 6 months of pregnancy
- Keep all medicines out of the reach and sight of children
- Do not store above 25°C
- For oral use
- Read the enclosed leaflet carefully before use
- Short term use only
- Do not give to babies aged 3 - 6 months for more than 24 hours
- Do not give to children aged 6 months or over for more than 3 days
- If symptoms persist or worsen consult your doctor
How to use
- Read the enclosed leaflet carefully before use for dosages.
- Shake the bottle well before use.
- A double ended spoon is provided to measure doses of 2.5ml and 5ml, use this device to measure the Calprofen.
For pain and fever relief:
- Babies under 3 months: Not recommended unless advised by your doctor
- 3 months - 1 year (weighing over 5kg): One small (2.5ml) spoonful 3 times a day
- 1 year - 2 years: One small (2.5ml) spoonful 3 to 4 times a day
- 3 years - 7 years: One large (5ml) spoonful 3 or 4 times a day
- 8 years - 12 years: Two large (5ml) spoonfuls 3 or 4 times a day
Doses should usually be given every 6-8 hours, although if needed a minimum of 4 hours can be left between each dose.
- For post-immunisation fever: One small (2.5ml) spoonful, followed by another small (2.5ml) spoonful 6 hours later if necessary. Do not give more than 2 doses in 24 hours. If the fever is not reduced you should consult your doctor.
- Adults: The usual dose is four to six 5ml spoonfuls taken three times each day. No more than 120ml of this product (2400mg) should be taken each day.
Each 5ml of oral suspension contains 100mg Ibuprofen.
Also contains: E965, E219 and E217.
Delivery and returns
Click & Collect
- Free on all orders over £20
- £1.50 on orders up to £20
- Delivered in 4-6 working days if ordered before 6pm Monday - 6pm Thursday
- Delivered the following working Thursday if ordered after 6pm Thursday - 6pm Monday
*Please note: If your chosen pharmacy is in the North West, North East, Yorkshire, the Isle of Man, Channel Islands or Scottish Highlands and Islands your order will take an additional working day to these delivery times. To find out if your pharmacy is impacted click here.
- Free on orders over £35
- £3.49 for orders up to £35
- Delivered in 4-6 working days
- Delivered Next Day if ordered before 8pm Monday to Friday
- Delivered Monday if ordered after 8pm Friday - 12pm Sunday
- Delivered Tuesday if ordered after 12pm on Sunday
- Not available in the Channel Islands
Pharmacy Medicines delivery
Pharmacy Medicines will need to be signed for by someone aged 18 or over. If there isn't anyone in who can sign for your order, you can change your delivery date or redirect it to a local parcel shop using the courier's website or app.
Unfortunately, your order can't be left in a safe place or with a neighbour. The courier will try to deliver three times before they return it to us.
Purchasing in bulk/high unit volume
Please note that when purchasing high unit volumes of single lines (10+ units) that delivery promotions are null and void.
This is as a result of high volume orders not being able to be dispatched via our normal third party fulfilment.
As a result for any excessive bulk orders of single lines we will be in touch regarding your order to discuss further delivery costs that will be incurred.
If you're not completely satisfied with your order, you can return it to us within 28 days
Find out more about our returns policy click here