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Ibuprofen

 
  May Give Every  12-17 lbs.
6-11 mo. 
18-23 lbs.
12-23 mo. 
24-35 lbs.
2-3 yr. 
36-47 lbs.
4-5 yr. 
48-59 lbs.
6-8 yr. 
60-85 lbs.
9-11 yr. 
Infant Drops
​50 mg/1.25 mL
6 hours  1.25 mL 1.875 mL        
Children's Suspension
100 mg/5 mL
 
6 hours  2.5 mL 3 3/4 mL 5 mL 7.5 mL 10 mL 12.5 mL
Children's Tablets
50 mg Tablets
6 hours      2 tabs 3 tabs 4 tabs
5 tabs
(6 tabs if over 72 lbs)
Junior Strength
160 mg Tablets
6 hours          2 tabs
 
2.5 tabs​
(3 tabs if over 72 lbs)
Regular Strength 
200 mg Tablets
6 hours          1 tab.  1-1/2 tab. 
 
 
 

Junior Strength
Chewable Tablets
100 mg    

May Give Every 6 hours             
  • 24-35 lbs. 2-3 yr. - 1 tab.
  • 36-47 lbs. 4-5 yr. - 1-1/2 tab.
  • 48-59 lbs. 6-8 yr. - 2 tab.
  • 60-85 lbs. 9-11 yr. - 2-1/2 tab.
 

Children's Chewable Tablets
50 mg    

May Give Every 6 hours    
  • 24-35 lbs. 2-3 yr. - 2 tab.
  • 36-47 lbs. 4-5 yr. - 3 tab.
  • 48-59 lbs. 6-8 yr. - 4 tab.
  • 60-85 lbs. 9-11 yr. - 5 tab.
 

Infant Drops
50 mg/1.25 ml *    

May Give Every 6 hours     
  • 14-17 lbs. 6-11 mo. - 1 dppr.1.25 ml.
  • 18-23 lbs. 12-23 mo. - 1-1/2 dppr. 1.875 ml.
  • 24-35 lbs. 2-3 yr. - 2 dppr. 2.5 ml.
  • 36-47 lbs. 4-5 yr. - 3 dppr. 3.75 ml.
 

Children's Suspension
100 mg/5 ml    

May Give Every 6 hours     
  • 14-17 lbs. 6-11 mo. - 1/2 tsp.
  • 18-23 lbs. 12-23 mo. - 3/4 tsp.
  • 24-35 lbs. 2-3 yr. - 1 tsp.
  • 36-47 lbs. 4-5 yr. - 1-1/2 tsp.
  • 48-59 lbs. 6-8 yr. - 2 tsp.
  • 60-85 lbs. 9-11 yr. - 2-1/2 tsp.
 

Regular Strength
Tablets 200 mg    

May Give Every 6 hours                     
  • 48-59 lbs. 6-8 yr. - 1 tab.
  • 60-85 lbs. 9-11 yr. - 1-1/2 tab.
 
* CAUTION: We recommend that you use the dropper or dosage cup that comes with your medicine to avoid overdosage. Dosage recommendations on bottles may vary from the recommendation on these pages. We would like you to use our recommended dosages unless your health care provider has given you a different (usually higher!) dosage. Aspirin should not be given to your child.

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