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BODY AND MUSCLE PAIN

Growing pains are common in pre-schoolers and pre-teens and may disrupt your child’s sleeping patterns. These pains are commonly seen between 3 to 4 years and 8 to 12 years of age.

WHAT CAUSES BODY AND MUSCLE PAIN IN CHILDREN?
Children tend to be very active and energetic, which wears out the muscles. Activities such as climbing, jumping and running often cause pain in the thighs, calves and behind the knees. There can also be headache and abdominal pain.38

WHY BRUFEN FOR BODY AND MUSCLE PAIN IN CHILDREN?
Brufen® is available as an easy to administer syrup.11 Its active component ibuprofen, helps in effective pain relief and reducing fever.1

For dealing with any injury or acute inflammation, along with medication, your child should get sufficient rest and avoid any further strain on the muscles.

A healthy balanced diet and including vigorous-intensity activities at least thrice a week can help strengthen your child’s muscles and maintain good bone density.39

WHAT IS THE RECOMMENDED DOSE OF BRUFEN®?11
Let us understand the recommended dose of Brufen® as per your child's age and weight. The daily dosage for Brufen® is 20mg/kg of bodyweight in divided doses. This can be achieved as follows:

 

AGE DOSE TIMES
1-2 years one 2.5 ml or 50 mg 3-4 times daily
3-7 years one 5 ml or 100 mg 3-4 times daily
8-12 years two 5 ml or 200 mg 3-4 times daily

Kindly consult your healthcare professional prior to taking Brufen®.

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