What is Nurofen Plus?

Category: Over the Counter Drugs


See also: Nurofen

Nurofen Plus® is an international brand name for a combination product containing codeine (an opioid analgesic) and ibuprofen (a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug). Both ingredients are used for the treatment of pain.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Pain 3 0
Migraine headaches 2 2
Muscle and joint pain 2 0
Facial swelling/puffiness 1 0
Fibromyalgia 1 0
Joint pain 1 0

Show all 9 reasons taken

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Nurofen Plus

Side effect Patients
Stomach pain 1


Based on patients currently taking Nurofen Plus

Dosage Patients
2tablet(s) as needed 1


Currently taking Nurofen Plus

Duration Patients
5 - 10 years 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 1

What people switch to and from

Patients stopped taking Nurofen Plus and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Verapamil (Verapamil ER) 1
Last updated:

1 patient evaluation for Nurofen Plus

Mar 16, 2010 (Started Mar 16, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for migraine headaches)
  • Side effects
  • Adherence
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed

  • 0 helpful marks
Last updated:
Showing 1 of 1 patient evaluation for Nurofen Plus