Ibuprofen / Pseudoephedrine Dosage

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Usual Adult Dose for:

Usual Pediatric Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Sinus Symptoms

1 tablet or capsule (200 mg-30 mg) orally every 4 to 6 hours as needed.
Maximum dose is 6 tablets/24 hours.

Usual Pediatric Dose for Sinus Symptoms

100 mg-15 mg/ 5 mL oral suspension:
2 to 5 years (24 to 47 pounds): 5 mL orally every 6 hours. Do not use more than 4 times a day.
6 to 11 years (48 to 95 pounds): 10 mL orally every 6 hours. Do not use more than 4 times a day.

200 mg-30 mg tablets
12 years or older: 1 tablet orally every 4 to 6 hours as needed. Maximum dose is 6 tablets/24 hours.

Renal Dose Adjustments

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Liver Dose Adjustments

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Precautions

The FDA has not approved use of over-the-counter cough and cold medications to children aged less than 2 years, and proper dosing for children in this age group has not been studied. Clinicians should be aware of the risk for serious illness or fatal overdose from administration of cough and cold medications to children aged less than 2 years. Clinicians should be certain that caregivers understand 1) the importance of administering cough and cold medications only as directed and 2) the risk for overdose if they administer additional medications that might contain the same ingredient.

Patients should be advised that when using this product the risk of heart attack or stroke may increase if they use more than directed or for longer than directed.

Dialysis

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