What does Nurofen Durance 200mg, Medicated Plaster do?
The active substance is ibuprofen. Ibuprofen belongs to a group of medicines called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), which work by changing how the body responds to pain, swelling and high temperature. The medicated plaster locally delivers ibuprofen continuously at the site of pain over 24 hours of application.
Nurofen Durance is indicated for the short-term treatment of local pain in acute muscular strains, or sprains in benign traumas close to the joint of the upper or lower limb in adults and adolescents aged 16 and older.
Do not store above 30 °C.
Store in the original pack to protect from light.
Keep this medicine out of reach and sight of children
The active substance is ibuprofen. One medicated plaster contains 200mg of ibuprofen.
Carefully wash and dry the area to be treated before applying the plaster.
One dose is equal to one medicated plaster. The maximum dose for a single 24 hour period is one medicated plaster.
Method of application: 1) To remove a medicated plaster, tear or cut along h dotted line on the sachet. 2) Remove the plastic marked (A) and place the adhesive strip over the middle of the pain area. 3) Remove plastic film marked (B) and stretching slightly, smooth this part of the medicated plaster onto your skin. 4) Remove plastic film marked (C). 5) Stretching slightly, smooth the rest of medicated plaster onto your skin.
Do not take Nurofen Durance 200mg, Medicated Plaster if:
Are allergic (hypersensitive) to ibuprofen, other NSAIDs, aspirin, or any of the ingredients listed above.
Have had a previous allergic reaction after taking Non-Steroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs (NSDIDs) or aspirin: such as asthma, wheezing, itching, runny nose, skin rashes, swelling
Are in the last 3 months of pregnancy
Do not use on injured skin (such as skin abrasions, cuts, burns), infected skin, skin affected by exudative dermatitis or eczema , eyes, lips or mucosa.
Do not exceed the stated dose.
Do not use in children or adolescents under 16 years of age.
For cutaneous use on intact skin.
Please consult your doctor before use if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, elderly, asthmatic, taking any other medicine or receiving regular treatment.
If there is no improvement, during the recommended duration of treatment or a worsening of symptoms, a healthcare professional should be consulted.
Always read the packaging and enclosed information leaflet carefully before use.
This item is a medicine and for safety reasons, our McCabes Pharmacist will review this purchase before dispatch.
To allow our pharmacist to ensure it is appropriate for you to take this medicine we will ask you to complete a form with a few simple questions. Please complete as fully as possible to ensure no delay in dispatch. This is because we take safety seriously and wish to ensure that all medicines we sell are suitable for the person it is intended for. If our pharmacist has any concerns they will contact you by phone to find out some additional information to ensure this product is appropriate for you.
If they are unable to speak to you when required, your order may be delayed or the pharmacy medicine part of your order cancelled.
We can only sell one product of this medicine per transaction. Should you have reason to require more, please call +353 1 8074706 (weekdays 10 am - 3 pm) or email [email protected] and we will have a pharmacist call you as soon as possible.
Orders received on Weekdays up to 2pm will usually be processed and dispatched on the same working day. Orders received after 2pm on weekdays will usually be processed and dispatched on the next working day. Orders received after 2pm Friday up to midnight Saturday will usually be dispatched by us, and sorted by An Post on Sunday, for Monday delivery. We deliver from Monday - Saturday (excluding Bank Holidays. Saturday deliveries are only to major towns and cities).