Always read the label. Use only as directed. If symptoms persist or you have side effects see your healthcare professional.
Adults and children over 12 years: Take 1 or 2 tablets with food and a large glass of water. Repeat dose every 4-6 hours as required up to a maximum of 8 tablets in 24 hours.
Maxigesic is not recommended for children under 12. Keep to the recommended dose. Do not use for more than 72 hours except on the advice of your doctor
Do not take Maxigesic: If you have a stomach ulcer If you are allergic to ibuprofen aspirin paracetamol or anti-inflammatory medicines. In the last 3 months of pregnancy. In the presence of a stomach ulcer or other stomach disorders impaired kidney function or heart failure. Unless a doctor has told you to do not take Maxigesic: With other medicines you are taking regularly With other medicines containing ibuprofen aspirin paracetamol or other anti-inflammatory medicines. If you have asthma If you are pregnant If you are taking anticoagulant medication medication for high blood pressure diuretics lithium methotrexate or other medicines for pain relief. If you are aged 65 years of age or over This preparation is for the relief of minor or temporary ailments and should be strictly used as directed. Prolonged or excessive use can be harmful. If an overdose is taken or suspected ring the Poisons Information Centre 0800 764 766 or go to a hospital straight away even if you feel well because of the risk of delayed serious liver damage.