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Advil Childrens Dosage

Generic name: IBUPROFEN 100mg in 5mL
Dosage form: suspension
Drug class: Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Mar 29, 2023.

this product does not contain directions or complete warnings for adult use
do not give more than directed
shake well before using
mL = milliliter
find right dose on chart below. If possible, use weight to dose; otherwise use age.
repeat dose every 6-8 hours, if needed
do not use more than 4 times a day
measure only with the dosing cup provided. Dosing cup to be used with Children's Advil Suspension only. Do not use with other products. Dose lines account for product remaining in cup due to thickness of suspension.

Dosing Chart

Weight (lb) Age (yr) Dose (mL)

under 24 lb

under 2 yr

ask a doctor

24-35 lb

2-3 yr

5 mL

36-47 lb

4-5 yr

7.5 mL

48-59 lb

6-8 yr

10 mL

60-71 lb

9-10 yr

12.5 mL

72-95 lb

11 yr

15 mL

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Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.