Ibuprofen 5% Gel

Ibuprofen Gel (5% & 10%)

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*Prescription medicines are supplied subject to a medical consultation at the discretion of a doctor.

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For effective, topical pain relief treatment, Ibuprofen Gel 10% is a great choice. A simple application of the gel absorbs into the skin and directly targets the pain of inflamed areas. There are many conditions that can gain benefits from using Ibuprofen gel, including:

  • Backache
  • Rheumatic pain
  • Muscular pain
  • Sprains
  • Strains
  • Other arthritic conditions

Ibuprofen gel is a painkiller which can be used to alleviate pain and inflammation. Used topically, Ibuprofen gel is an effective treatment for many common conditions including arthritic conditions and certain kinds of sports related injuries.

Gently rub the gel into your skin for symptomatic relief. The gel will be absorbed into your body's underlying tissue, reducing pain and inflammation directly and locally. Ibuprofen gel works almost immediately, soothing and cooling any inflammation in the area.

Ibuprofen is such an effective treatment because it blocks a substance in your body known as cyclo-oxygenase (COX). By inhibiting the action of COX, your body stops producing certain chemicals, some of these are called prostaglandins. When you get injured or contract certain diseases and conditions, your body creates prostaglandins which create pain and inflammation. Because Ibuprofen blocks these chemicals, your pain and inflammation is reduced.

When Ibuprofen gel is used topically, it is able to provide local treatment of pain and inflammation. By treating the source of the pain directly you will get quick and effective relief, without the side effects associated with taking painkillers in tablet form.

Ibuprofen gel has been specifically formulated by medical professionals in the UK to penetrate the skin directly at problem areas.

Adults, including the elderly and children 12 years and over:

  • Apply Ibuprofen gel to the skin.
  • Apply 5 to 10 cm of the gel into the affected area and gently rub until fully absorbed.
  • Reapply as needed every four hours.
  • Apply no more than four times in 24 hours.
  • Clean your hands before and after each application.

Not everyone will experience side effects when they take medication, however if you do they can include:

Abdominal pain, dyspepsia, hypersensitivity/allergic reactions.

If you are concerned about these effects, or if the product affects you in any other way, stop using it and talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

The active ingredients contained in this medicine is/are ibuprofen.

The medicine also contains the following inactive ingredients to make up the complete product:

Hydroxyethylcellulose, Sodium Hydroxide, Benzyl Alcohol, Isopropyl Alcohol, Purified Water.

Reading the following warnings carefully will help to ensure you are selecting an appropriate product.

  • Avoid using Ibuprofen gel if allergic to the ingredients, or if you have known allergy to ibuprofen, aspirin, or related analgesics or if you are expecting or if you have nettle rash, asthma, inflammation of the inside of the nose, or kidney failure.
  • Avoid use of Ibuprofen gel on children less than 12 years of age.
  • Discontinue using Ibuprofen gel and inform your pharmacist or doctor if you experience the following or other unwanted effects: difficulty in breathing, sudden wheeziness, itching, rash, blistering or serious peeling of the skin and swelling of the face, eyelids or lips.

Please read all packaging and the Product Information Leaflet before taking any new medicine and inform your doctor of medicines you are taking or intend to take.

UK ORDERS

We offer FREE standard tracked delivery on orders over £40.

The following delivery options are available:

  • Standard Tracked Delivery - 2/3 day delivery - £2.95
  • Express Tracked Delivery - 1/2 day delivery - £4.45
  • Special Delivery (Guaranteed before 1pm) - £8.95
  • Saturday Guaranteed before 1pm - £10.45

All our orders are sent out using Royal Mail. We always aim to dispatch all orders received before 4pm the same working day. Any orders received after 4pm or over the weekend will be dispatched the next working day. Orders will not be dispatched on weekends or bank holidays.

All orders can be fully tracked in your account.

We ensure all parcels are in plain packaging for discreet delivery of your medicines and pharmacy goods.

Deliveries containing pharmacy-only or prescription medicines may require a signature on receipt. 

Delivery is free for all NHS prescriptions.

Please note: Royal Mail do not deliver on Sundays or Bank Holidays - this should be taken into account when ordering. 

If you are not home to accept your delivery, a card should be left by the Royal Mail representative. This card will provide details of where you can collect the order or how to arrange re-delivery.

Should you be unable to collect your missed delivery or arrange for your medication to be redelivered by Royal Mail, the pharmacy can resend your medication to the same, or a different address provided it has been returned to us and this happens within a 30 day window.

Once a package has been shipped with Royal Mail we advise that you are bound to the terms and conditions of their use together with the terms and conditions contained herein.

You have the right to cancel your order up to the point when your treatment is dispatched. The pharmacist must destroy any medication within 30 days of it being returned, even un-opened boxes, so we are not able to offer refunds once your treatment has been dispatched.

 

REMOTE AREAS

Please be aware that Royal Mail Guaranteed services are not available to all customers in the UK, especially those that live in remote postcodes. Royal Mail advise customers of the following:

We deliver by 5.30pm the next working day in the following postcode areas:
AB30 - 39, 41 - 45, 51 - 56
GY9 Alderney (Channel Islands)
HS1, 3 - 9
IV21 - 28, 40 - 49, 51 - 56
KA27, 28
KW1 - 3, 5 - 15
KW16 Stromness Town only
PA20 (0&9)
PA28 - 38, 41 - 49, 76, 77
PH15, 17 - 26, 31 - 40, 49, 50
ZE1

 

We deliver within two working days by 5.30pm to the following postcodes areas:
GY1 Herm (Channel Islands)
GY9 Sark (Channel Islands)
GY10
HS2
PA60 - 75, 78
ZE2, 3

 

We deliver within three working days by 5.30pm to the following postcode areas:
KW16 - non-Town
KW17
PH30, 41 - 44

 

Please note: This applies to our 'Special Delivery' and 'Saturday Guaranteed' services.

 

INTERNATIONAL ORDERS

We are currently unable to ship orders outside of the UK.

We are unable to ship orders to mailing or forwarding houses for onwards shipping to locations outside of the UK.

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