There are two types of pain relievers: non-codeine and codeine. Codeine containing pain relievers are related to morphine and are mainly used for relieving severe pain. Non-codeine pain relievers, such as ibuprofen, paracetamol and aspirin are found in most non-prescription products, and provide pain relief from a number of complaints, such as muscle pain and headache. Here you'll discover everything you need to know about taking these pain relievers – and their common ingredients.


Get a better understanding of how our ingredients work. This advice will help you find the most suitable product to provide effective pain relief for your discomfort.

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Advice on use

FAQs about taking Nurofen

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Do not use if you have a stomach ulcer.

Always read the label. Use only as directed. Incorrect use could be harmful.
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