Brufen syrup can be used for the short term treatment of fever in children over the age of 1 year. The active ingredient in brufen syrup is ibuprofen.It is also used to relieve minor aches and pain due to the common cold or flu. Ibuprofen is a nonsteroidal anti-Inflammatory drug (Nsaid).
Adults and children over 12 years -The usual dosage is 4 to 6 Spoonfuls (5 ml) taken three times a day. Your doctor may choose To increase or decrease this depending on what you are being Treated for; but no more than 24 spoonfuls (120 ml/2400 mg) should Be taken in one day. Children – brufen syrup should not be taken by children weighing Less than 7 kg. When used to treat fever, the syrup should not be Used long term or given to children under the age of 1 year. The usual dose in children is 20 mg per kg of bodyweight each day, In divided doses. This can be given as follows: 1-2 years: one 2.5 ml (50 mg) dose three/Four times a day 3-7 years: one 5 ml (100 mg) dose three/Four times a day 8-12 years: two 5 ml (200 mg) doses three/Four times a day The doctor may choose to increase this dose in children with Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis. This dose should not exceed 40Mg/ kg Bodyweight daily in divided doses