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Childrens Motrin by Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc., McNeil Consumer Healthcare Division

Medically reviewed on Aug 16, 2017

Dosage form: suspension
Ingredients: Ibuprofen 100mg in 5mL
Labeler: Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc., McNeil Consumer Healthcare Division
NDC Code: 50580-604

Children's Motrin

Drug Facts

Active ingredient (in each 5 mL)

Ibuprofen 100 mg (NSAID)


nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug

Purpose

Pain reliever/fever reducer

Uses

temporarily:

  • relieves minor aches and pains due to the common cold, flu, sore throat, headache and toothache
  • reduces fever

Warnings

Allergy alert

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

  • hives
  • facial swelling
  • asthma (wheezing)
  • shock
  • skin reddening
  • rash
  • blisters

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

Heart attack and stroke warning

NSAIDs, except aspirin, increase the risk of heart attack, heart failure, and stroke. These can be fatal. The risk is higher if you use more than directed or for longer 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 ibuprofen or 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, kidney disease, or had a stroke
  • 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
  • take with food or milk if stomach upset occurs

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
  • child has symptoms of heart problems or stroke:
    • chest pain
    • trouble breathing
    • weakness in one part or side of body
    • slurred speech
    • leg swelling
  • 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)

Directions
  • 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. If possible, use weight to dose; otherwise use age.
  • use only enclosed dosing cup. Do not use any other dosing device.
  • if needed, repeat dose every 6-8 hours
  • do not use more than 4 times a day
  • replace original bottle cap to maintain child resistance
Dosing Chart
Weight (lb)Age (yr)Dose (mL)
or as directed by a doctor
under 24under 2 yearsask a doctor
24-35 lbs2-3 years5 mL
36-47 lbs4-5 years7.5 mL
48-59 lbs6-8 years10 mL
60-71 lbs9-10 years12.5 mL
72-95 lbs11 years15 mL

Other information
  • each 5 mL contains: sodium 2 mg
  • store between 20-25°C (68-77°F)
  • do not use if carton is opened or if carton tape or bottle wrap imprinted "SAFETY SEAL®" is broken or missing

Inactive ingredients

acesulfame potassium, anhydrous citric acid, FD&C red no. 40, flavors, glycerin, polysorbate 80, pregelatinized starch, purified water, sodium benzoate, sucrose, xanthan gum

Questions or comments?

Call 1-877-895-3665 (toll-free) or 215-273-8755 (collect)

PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL

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NDC 50580-604-04

For Ages 2 to 11 Years

Childrens's
Motrin®

contains Ibuprofen
Oral Suspension (NSAID)
100 mg per 5 mL

Pain Reliever / Fever Reducer

Lasts up to
8 hours

Alcohol Free

Bubble Gum Flavor

4 fl oz (120 mL)

CHILDRENS MOTRIN 
ibuprofen suspension
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:50580-604
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
Ibuprofen (Ibuprofen) Ibuprofen100 mg  in 5 mL
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
acesulfame potassium 
anhydrous citric acid 
FD&C red No. 40 
glycerin 
polysorbate 80 
water 
sodium benzoate 
sucrose 
xanthan gum 
Product Characteristics
ColorPINKScore    
ShapeSize
FlavorBUBBLE GUMImprint Code
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:50580-604-041 BOTTLE in 1 CARTON
1120 mL in 1 BOTTLE
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
NDANDA02051601/25/2016
Labeler - Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc., McNeil Consumer Healthcare Division (878046358)

 
Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc., McNeil Consumer Healthcare Division

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