You are correct, Nurofen should not be given to a child with chicken pox. There have been reports of a worsening of the chicken pox rash and skin infection where Nurofen has been given with chicken pox. Hopefully a single dose such as your daughter had and with her being a slightly 'older' child will make it less likely that she will develop any complications as a result of her being given Nurofen. If her chicken pox rash does by some chance become really severe please contact your doctor immediately.
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