Combogesic is an effective pain relief tablet that combines the power of paracetamol and ibuprofen to make something stronger than either one alone. So when standard analgesics aren’t enough, you can get fast-acting, powerful relief in one simple tablet. You can even reduce fever and inflammation at the same time.

  • 30% more pain relief. Clinically proven to be more effective than taking the standard doses of paracetamol or ibuprofen on their own*.
  • Fast acting. Clinically proven to get to work faster than the standard dose of ibuprofen alone**.
  • Pharmacy formula. Available over-the-counter, without a prescription. Ask your pharmacist.

* Compared with the maximum over-the-counter doses of standard paracetamol 1000mg & standard ibuprofen 200/400mg
** Compared with the maximum over-the-counter dose of standard ibuprofen 200mg/400mg

Product Information

Who can use it?

Combogesic can be used by adults. It is not recommended for children under 18 years.

How to use it

You can take 1-2 Combogesic tablets 3 times a day. Combogesic should be taken with or after food with a full glass of water. Do not take more than 6 tablets in a 24 hour period.

Do not take
Combogesic if you:

  • Have ever had a stomach ulcer, perforation or bleeding
  • Are allergic to ibuprofen (or anything else in this medicine), aspirin or other related painkillers
  • Are taking other NSAID painkillers or aspirin with a daily dose above 75mg
  • Are in the last 3 months of pregnancy


  • If your doctor prescribes a different dose, follow directions given by your doctor
  • Do not combine with any other medicines which contain paracetamol or ibuprofen
  • Consult a doctor if the symptoms persist or worsen or if the product is required for more than 3 days


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Combogesic is a convenient alternative to taking paracetamol and ibuprofen separately.

If you are currently taking alternate doses of paracetamol and ibuprofen Combogesic can make it significantly simpler to manage your daily dosage and reduce the number of tablets you need to take.

Combogesic 500mg paracetamol/150mg ibuprofen One to two tablets three times a day

Frequently asked questions

  • Is Combogesic suitable for children?

    Combogesic is a strong, pharmacy only product. It is not recommended for children under 18 years.