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Ibuprofen

Please Be advised that Anti-Inflammatories may aggravate Covid-19. The recommendation is to take paracetamol rather than ibuprofen as an appropriate medication.

Ibuprofen is a commonly used over the counter and general sale analgesic (pain reliever) and anti-inflammatory. Ibuprofen belongs to a group of analgesics called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID's) which also includes aspirin and can be used in conjunction with Opiates (Codeine etc) and Paracetamol to provide relief for mild to moderate pain. Ibuprofen is mainly used to relive the symptoms of:

Ibuprofen Tablets

Tablets are the most typical way in which to take ibuprofen. Ibuprofen tablets are quick and easy to swallow with a glass of water. Also, in the majority of cases, tablets are the cheapest form to purchase.

Ibuprofen Caplets

Caplets are a capsule shaped tablet. Ibuprofen caplets are quick and easy to swallow with a glass of water.
  • Nurofen Caplets (12)

    Nurofen Caplets (12)


    Each Nurofen caplet contains the active ingredient Ibuprofen Ph.Eur 200 mg. Nurofen caplets provide fast, effective pain relief.

    £2.20
    (incl VAT)
  • Nurofen Caplets (16)

    Nurofen Caplets (16)


    Each Nurofen caplet contains the active ingredient Ibuprofen Ph.Eur 200 mg. 16 Caplet packsize.

    £2.75
    (incl VAT)
  • Nurofen Caplets (24)

    Nurofen Caplets (24)


    Each Nurofen caplet contains the active ingredient Ibuprofen Ph.Eur 200 mg. 24 Caplet packsize.

    £3.80
    (incl VAT)
  • Nurofen Migraine Maximum Strength (12)

    Nurofen Migraine Maximum Strength (12)


    Each Nurofen Migraine Maximum Strength tablet contains 400mg of the active ingredient Ibuprofen (as Ibuprofen Lysine). Nurofen Migraine Pain is for the effective relief of migraine and headache pain.

    £5.75
    (incl VAT)
  • Nurofen Tablets (16)

    Nurofen Tablets (16)

    proved targeted pain relief where it's needed and reduce inflammation for up to 8hrs.

    £2.50
    (incl VAT)
  • Nurofen Tablets (24)

    Nurofen Tablets (24)


    Each Nurofen easy-to-swallow tablet contains the active ingredient Ibuprofen Ph.Eur 200 mg. 24 packsize.

    £3.80
    (incl VAT)
  • Nurofen Tablets (48)

    Nurofen Tablets (48)


    Each Nurofen easy-to-swallow tablet contains the active ingredient Ibuprofen Ph.Eur 200 mg. 48 packsize.

    £6.80
    (incl VAT)
  • Nurofen Plus Tablets (12)

    Nurofen Plus Tablets (12)


    Nurofen Plus tablets contain the active ingredients Ibuprofen Ph.Eur 200 mg and Codeine Phosphate Ph.Eur 12.8 mg.

    £2.99
    (incl VAT)
    Out of stock
  • Nurofen Plus Tablets (24)

    Nurofen Plus Tablets (24)


    Each Nurofen Plus tablet contains the active ingredient Ibuprofen Ph.Eur 200 mg and Codeine Phosphate Ph.Eur 12.8 mg.

    £6.60
    (incl VAT)
  • Nurofen Plus Tablets (32)

    Nurofen Plus Tablets (32)


    Each Nurofen Plus tablet contains the active ingredient Ibuprofen Ph.Eur 200 mg and Codeine Phosphate Ph.Eur 12.8 mg.

    £8.99
    (incl VAT)

Ibuprofen Capsules

Most Ibuprofen capsules contain a medicinal filling (either liquid or a powder). When the shell of the capsule is digested, the capsule's contents are absorbed by the body quicker, which helps to relieve pain faster.

Ibuprofen Suspension

Ibuprofen suspensions, also known as syrups, are pre-mixed liquids. Suspensions tend to be pleasantly flavoured which are more palatable for children and ideal for those who have difficulty swallowing tablets.

Ibuprofen Dissolvable

Dissolving tablets come as a larger tablet which breaks down in water and can be drunk. Some dissolve on the tongue without the need of water.
  • Nurofen Lemon Meltlets (12)

    Nurofen Lemon Meltlets (12)


    Nurofen lemon meltlet contains Ibuprofen 200mg. Nurofen Meltlets dissolve on the tongue and so there is no need for water.

    £3.75
    (incl VAT)

Ibuprofen Topical Treatments

Ibuprofen can be combined into creams, gels and sprays. The benefits of this is that skin can rapidly absorb Ibuprofen in this format. Ibuprofen is an anti-inflammatory as well as a pain reliever and so the affected area can be specifically targeted.
  • Deep Relief 30g

    Deep Relief 30g


    Deep Relief gel contains Ibuprofen. Relief of aches and pain. Apply Deep Relief gel to affected area. 30g packsize.

    £4.10
    (incl VAT)
  • Auxifen Ibuprofen Gel 5% w/w 50g

    Auxifen Ibuprofen Gel 5% w/w 50g

    Auxifen Ibuprofen Gel 5% w/w 50g relieves pain and inflammation such as backache, muscular pains and strains through the skin.

    £3.60
    (incl VAT)
  • Care Ibuprofen Gel 50g

    Care Ibuprofen Gel 50g

    Care Ibuprofen Gel 5% w/w is an ideal application for the relief of aches and pains.

    £3.99
    (incl VAT)
  • Deep Relief 50g

    Deep Relief 50g


    Deep Relief gel contains Ibuprofen. Relief of aches and pain. Apply Deep Relief gel to affected area. 50g packsize.

    £4.49
    (incl VAT)
  • Deep Relief 100g

    Deep Relief 100g


    Deep Relief gel contains Ibuprofen. Relief of aches and pain. Apply Deep Relief gel to affected area. Larger 100g packsize.

    £8.75
    (incl VAT)
  • Dermal Ibugel 100g

    Dermal Ibugel 100g

    Dermal Ibugel is used as a topical treatment of backache, rheumatic and muscular pain, sprains, strains and neuralgia. Contains Ibuprofen 5.0% w/w.

    £6.65
    (incl VAT)
  • Dermal Ibuspray 100ml

    Dermal Ibuspray 100ml

    Dermal Ibuspray is a clear spray that contains ibuprofen and is used to treat rheumatic pain, muscular pain, sprains and strains.

    £8.45
    (incl VAT)
  • Ibuleve Gel 30g

    Ibuleve Gel 30g


    Ibuleve is a colourless gel containing Ibuprofen 5% w/w. Helps to reduces inflammation and swelling.

    £3.65
    (incl VAT)
  • Ibuleve Gel 50g

    Ibuleve Gel 50g


    Ibuleve is a colourless gel containing Ibuprofen 5% w/w. Helps to reduces inflammation and swelling. 50g packsize.

    £5.05
    (incl VAT)
  • Ibuleve Speed Relief Gel 40g

    Ibuleve Speed Relief Gel 40g


    Ibuleve Speed Relief Gel contains Ibuprofen 5.0%w/w. Faster acting Ibuleve gel for relief of muscular pain, sprains and sports injuries.

    £4.75
    (incl VAT)
  • Ibuleve Speed Relief Maximum Strength Gel 40g

    Ibuleve Speed Relief Maximum Strength Gel 40g

    Ibuleve Speed Relief Maximum Strength Gel penetrates direct to the point of pain and offers clinically proven pain relief without taking tablets.

    £6.10
    (incl VAT)
  • Ibuleve Maximum Strength Gel 30g

    Ibuleve Maximum Strength Gel 30g


    For the relief of backache, rheumatic and muscular pain, sprains and strains.

    £4.80
    (incl VAT)
  • Numark Ibuprofen Pain Relief Gel 50g Maximum Strength

    Numark Ibuprofen Pain Relief Gel 50g Maximum Strength


    Maximum strength pain relief containing 10% w/w Ibuprofen.

    £4.30
    (incl VAT)
  • Mentholatum Ibuprofen Gel 50g

    Mentholatum Ibuprofen Gel 50g


    Mentholatum Gel contains Ibuprofen 5% w/w.

    £3.85
    (incl VAT)
  • Fenbid Ibuprofen Gel 5% w/w 100g

    Fenbid Ibuprofen Gel 5% w/w 100g

    Fenbid Ibuprofen Gel 5% helps relieve mild to moderate pain and inflammation.

    £4.99
    (incl VAT)
  • Fenbid Ibuprofen Gel 50g

    Fenbid Ibuprofen Gel 50g

    Fenbid Ibuprofen Gel 50g is a simple and fast effective painkilling treatment used to relieve mild to moderate pain and inflammation associated with backache, rheumatic and musuclar pain, sprains, strains and sports injuries.

    £3.99
    (incl VAT)
  • Fenbid Ibuprofen Gel 30g

    Fenbid Ibuprofen Gel 30g

    Fenbid Ibuprofen Gel 30g is a treatment used to relieve mild to moderate pain and inflammation associated with backache, rheumatic and musuclar pain, sprains, strains and sports injuries.

    £2.99
    (incl VAT)
  • Dermal Ibumousse Ibuprofen Mousse 125g

    Dermal Ibumousse Ibuprofen Mousse 125g

    Dermal Ibumousse Ibuprofen Mousse 125g helps to relieve rheumatic and muscular pain.

    £7.99
    (incl VAT)
    Out of stock
  • Difflam Cream 100g

    Difflam Cream 100g

    Difflam Cream 100g is for relief of pain and inflammatory.

    £9.55
    (incl VAT)
    Out of stock

Information and Help

  • Ibuprofen FAQs

    Ibuprofen FAQs

    Here are some frequently asked questions about Ibuprofen, such as: How it works, who can take it and what it's used for.