Ibuprofen is a medicine that belongs to a group of treatments known as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). It can be used to ease mild to moderate pain and is available in a number of different formats, such as liquids, tablets or gels. Nurofen for Children is a gentle Ibuprofen liquid suspension that has been specially formulated for babies and children.
There are some medicines that should not be given with Ibuprofen. For a full list please can be found on the NHS website http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/Painkillers-ibuprofen/Pages/Interactions---other-medicines.aspx
You should always seek advice from your doctor or healthcare professional, if you have any concerns.
Nurofen for Children can be given to babies aged 3 months and weigh over 5kg with the 3 month limit from full term. This means that if your child was born pre-term they can be given Nurofen for Children from 3months plus the time taken to full term and providing they weigh over 5kg.
Always speak to a healthcare professional for advise on administering medicines to your child.
Nurofen for Children can be given with or without food to babies and children from 3 months and weighing over 5kg.
Source: NHS UK Choices