This brief module provides an overview of the use of the non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug ibuprofen in paediatrics. It is commonly used for pain management and has antipyretic and anti-inflammatory properties.
The module provides an overview of the pharmacology, mode of action and indications. It discusses the precautions, adverse effects and interactions. There are several special considerations when administering ibuprofen that are discussed.
At the end of this module participants will be able to: