Nurofen Express 400mg Maximum Strength Tablets

Free delivery on orders over €50


Free delivery on orders over €50 - *there may be additional charge for larger items. Visit our delivery information page to find out more.


 The active ingredient (which makes the medicine work) in Nurofen Express Maximum Strength 400mg Tablets is ibuprofen 400 mg (as sodium dihydrate). Ibuprofen belongs to a group of medicines called Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs). These medicines work by changing how the body responds to pain, swelling and high temperature. Nurofen Express Maximum Strength 400mg Tablets are used for the relief of fever and mild to moderate pain such as:

  • headaches, period pain, and dental pain
  • muscle pain and backache 
  • symptoms of colds and flu, and high temperature (fever)

Directions for use:

Adults, the Elderly and children over 12 years old:

  • Take the tablets by mouth only with a glass of water.
  • Take ONLY 1 TABLET with a glass of water up to 3 times a day if required.
  • Leave at least 4 hours between doses and do not take more than 3 tablets in 24 hours.
  • Do not give these tablets to children under 12 years.
  • This medicine is for short-term use only. If in adolescents this medicinal product is required for more than 3 days, or if symptoms worsen a doctor should be consulted. If your symptoms persist or the pain worsens, or any new symptoms occur, consult your doctor or pharmacist.


  • Do not take these tablets if you: 
  • are allergic (hypersensitive) to ibuprofen or any of the other ingredients (see below)
  • are allergic (hypersensitive) to aspirin or to other painkillers 
  • have or ever had a stomach ulcer, perforation or bleeding in the stomach
  • have ever had gastrointestinal bleeding in relation to NSAID therapy
  • have severe liver or kidney problems 
  • have severe heart failure 
  • have difficulties breathing or have had a worsening of asthma, skin rash, itchy runny nose, or facial swelling when previously taken ibuprofen, aspirin or similar medicines 
  • If you are taking other regular medication, other NSAID’s or pain killers
  • If you have been told by your doctor that you have an intolerance to some sugars (e.g. fructose)
  • If you are pregnant
  • if you are elderly
  • If you are under 12 years of age

If you have any other medical conditions or are on medication for another medical condition, consult with your doctor or pharmacist before taking this medication


The active ingredient is ibuprofen 400mg (as sodium ibuprofen dihydrate 512mg).

Other ingredients are: Croscarmellose sodium (E468), magnesium stearate (E572), xylitol (E967), sucrose, titanium dioxide (E171), microcrystalline cellulose (E460), colloidal anhydrous silica (E551),carmellose sodium (E466), talc (E553b), acacia spray dried (E414), macrogol 6000 powder, red printing ink containing shellac, iron oxide red (E172), propylene glycol (E1520), ammonium hydroxide (E527) and simethicone.

Keep all medicines out the sight and reach of children.

Always consult the Patient Information Leaflet before using this medicine.

Delivery & Returns

Delivery Cost

A delivery charge of €6.50 is applied to orders under €50. We offer free delivery on orders over €50* (*Large and bulky mobility items may incur an additional fee – this will be communicated to you prior to order confirmation)

Delivery Range

At present, we deliver to anywhere within the Republic of Ireland. We do not ship internationally.

Delivery Schedule

We will ship goods within 5 working days of receipt of payment from our Webstore at our Kinsale Road Roundabout, Cork location. We deliver in partnership with An Post and Fastway Couriers. We do not ship on weekends or Bank Holidays. If any goods are out of stock, we will advise you of an expected availability date. Please ensure you include a contact telephone number when ordering with us online.

Once your order has shipped, it will usually be delivered within 3-5 working days (*This is an estimate, based on our current observed delivery times. Deliveries may take longer during busy periods or due to external factors beyond our control)

Delivery Tracking

You can track your order online with An Post Tracking / Fastway Couriers by entering the tracking number you will have received in your shipping confirmation email.

If you have not received a tracking number or cannot locate it, please contact us and we will provide the tracking details for you.


Damaged Items

All items are carefully inspected by our team prior to dispatch. If an item becomes damaged in transit, you must notify no more than 24 hours after receiving your item, as items damaged in transit must be reported within 24 hours of delivery.

Returning Unwanted Items

If your purchase does not fit your needs or requirements, you may notify and return your item within 14 days of receiving your order for a full refund on the price of the product. Returns made up to a maximum of 30 days post-purchase will be issued a credit note for the value of the returned product.

Return Criteria

All items must be returned in "as new" condition, including all original packaging, in order to receive a refund. Please ensure any wheelchairs or rollator is suitable before use, as once the tyres demonstrate signs of use, they cannot be refunded. Where products require assembly, products must be carefully dis-assembled and repackaged before being returned to us.

See our full returns policy here: