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Childrens Ibuprofen by Cardinal Health

Dosage form: suspension
Ingredients: Ibuprofen 100mg in 5mL
Labeler: Cardinal Health
NDC Code: 55154-1577


Berry Flavor

100 mg/5 mL  200 mg/10 mL

For Hospital Use Only

Drug Facts

Active ingredient (in each 5 mL)

Ibuprofen 100 mg (NSAID)

nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug


Pain reliever/fever reducer



relieves minor aches and pains due to the common cold, flu, sore throat, headache and toothache
reduces fever
Important: Read all product information before using.
This product is intended for use in children.


Allergy alert

Ibuprofen may cause a severe allergic reaction, especially in people allergic to aspirin. Symptoms may include:

facial swelling
asthma (wheezing)
skin reddening

If an allergic reaction occurs, stop use and seek medical help right away.

Stomach bleeding warning

This product contains an NSAID, which may cause severe stomach bleeding. The chance is higher if your child:

has had stomach ulcers or bleeding problems
takes a blood thinning (anticoagulant) or steroid drug
takes other drugs containing prescription or nonprescription NSAIDs (aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen, or others)
takes more or for a longer time than directed

Sore throat warning

Severe or persistent sore throat or sore throat accompanied by high fever, headache, nausea, and vomiting may be serious. Consult doctor promptly. Do not use more than 2 days or administer to children under 3 years of age unless directed by doctor.

Do not use
if the child has ever had an allergic reaction to any other pain reliever/fever reducer
right before or after heart surgery

Ask a doctor before use if
stomach bleeding warning applies to your child
child has a history of stomach problems, such as heartburn
child has problems or serious side effects from taking pain relievers or fever reducers
child has not been drinking fluids
child has lost a lot of fluid due to vomiting or diarrhea
child has high blood pressure, heart disease, liver cirrhosis, or kidney disease
child has asthma
child is taking a diuretic

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if the child is
under a doctor's care for any serious condition
taking any other drug

When using this product
give with food or milk if stomach upset occurs
the risk of heart attack or stroke may increase if you use more than directed or for longer than directed

Stop use and ask a doctor if
child experiences any of the following signs of stomach bleeding
feels faint
vomits blood
has bloody or black stools
has stomach pain that does not get better
the child does not get any relief within first day (24 hours) of treatment
fever or pain gets worse or lasts more than 3 days
redness or swelling is present in the painful area
any new symptoms appear

Keep out of reach of children. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away. (1-800-222-1222)

Use as directed per healthcare professional.
this product does not contain directions or complete warnings for adult use
do not give more than directed
find right dose on chart. If possible, use weight to dose; otherwise use age.
shake cups well before using
mL = milliliter; tsp = teaspoonful
if needed, repeat dose every 6-8 hours
do not use more than 4 times a day
Dosing Chart
Weight (lb)Age (yr)Dose (mL or tsp)
or as directed by a doctor

Under 24 lbs

Under 2 years

Ask a doctor

24-35 lbs

2-3 years

5 mL (1 tsp)

36-47 lbs

4-5 years

7.5 mL (1½ tsp)

48-59 lbs

6-8 years

10 mL (2 tsp)

60-71 lbs

9-10 years

12.5 mL (2½ tsp)

72-95 lbs

11 years

15 mL (3 tsp)

Other information
each 5 mL (1 tsp) contains: sodium 2 mg
store at 20-25°C (68-77°F)
do not freeze
See individual label or shipper for lot number and expiration date.

Inactive ingredients

anhydrous citric acid, artificial mixed berry flavor, D&C yellow #10, FD&C red #40, glycerin, high fructose corn syrup, hypromellose, polysorbate 80, purified water, sodium benzoate, sorbitol solution, xanthan gum

Alcohol Free, Gluten Free

How Supplied

Overbagged with 5 x 5 mL unit dose cups per bag, NDC 55154-1577-5

Distributed By
Perrigo Company
Allegan, MI 49010

Packaged By
Precision Dose, Inc.
South Beloit, IL 61080

Distributed By:
Cardinal Health

Dublin, OH 43017

LI587   Rev. 06/17


Children's IBUPROFEN Oral Suspension

100 mg/5 mL

5 Unit Dose Cups

ibuprofen suspension
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:55154-1577(NDC:68094-494)
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
Ibuprofen (Ibuprofen) Ibuprofen100 mg  in 5 mL
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
anhydrous citric acid 
corn syrup 
D&C red NO. 33 
FD&C yellow NO. 6 
polysorbate 80 
propylene glycol 
sodium benzoate 
xanthan gum 
Product Characteristics
FlavorBERRYImprint Code
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:55154-1577-55 CUP, UNIT-DOSE in 1 BAG
15 mL in 1 CUP, UNIT-DOSE
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
Labeler - Cardinal Health (603638201)

Cardinal Health

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Medically reviewed on Sep 10, 2018

Further information

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