Ibuprofen 5% Gel

Ibuprofen 5% Gel (100g)

Order before 4pm for delivery from Sat. 27 May.

Description for Ibuprofen 5% Gel

Ibuprofen Gel 5% provides fast and effective pain relief direct to the point of inflammation or discomfort by a simple application to the skin where it is easily absorbed. It is particularly useful in the treatment of backache, rheumatic and muscular pain, sprains and strains as well as common arthritic conditions.

Product Information

  • Age: 12 years +

    Maximum per order: 3

  • Pregnancy: Not suitable

    Breastfeeding: Not suitable

Ibuprofen Gel 5% provides fast and effective pain relief direct to the point of inflammation or discomfort by a simple application to the skin.

The gel is easily absorbed and directed to target the exact point of pain, which means that is acts quickly and effectively, as well as negating the risk of side effects which can be associated with taking painkilling tablets.

The formula has been designed and tested by UK experts to ensure the active ingredient of ibuprofen penetrates the skin exactly where it is needed.

It is particularly useful in the treatment of backache, rheumatic and muscular pain, sprains and strains as well as common arthritic conditions.

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

  • Apply this 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 5% w/w.

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 this 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 this product on children less than 12 years of age.
  • Discontinue using this 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.

 

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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