Generic name: ibuprofen
Dosage form: oral suspension
Drug class: Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on May 24, 2021.
Active ingredient (in each 1.25 mL)
Ibuprofen 50 mg (NSAID)*
*nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug
Pain reliever/fever reducer
- reduces fever
- relieves minor aches and pains due to the common cold, flu, sore throat, headaches and toothaches
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 the 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
- the stomach bleeding warning applies to your child
- child has a history of stomach problems, such as heartburn
- 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)
- this product does not contain directions or complete warnings for adult use
- do not give more than directed
- do not give longer than 10 days, unless directed by a doctor (see Warnings)
- shake well before using
- find right dose on chart below. If possible, use weight to dose; otherwise use age.
- measure with the dosing device provided. Do not use with any other device.
- dispense liquid slowly into the child’s mouth, toward the inner cheek
- if needed, repeat dose every 6-8 hours
- do not use more than 4 times a day
|Weight (lb)||Age (mos)||Dose (mL)|
|under 6 mos||ask a doctor|
|12-17 lbs||6-11 mos||1.25 mL|
|18-23 lbs||12-23 mos||1.875 mL|
- do not use if printed neckband is broken or missing
- store at 20-25°C (68-77°F)
- see bottom of box for lot number and expiration date
anhydrous citric acid, butylparaben, flavor, glycerin, hypromellose, polysorbate 80, propylene glycol, purified water, sodium benzoate, sorbitol solution, sucrose, xanthan gum
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For Ages 6 Mos. to 23 Mos.
Ibuprofen Oral Suspension
50 mg per 1.25 mL
Pain Reliever/Fever Reducer (NSAID)
Lasts up to 8 hours
Use Only with Enclosed Syringe
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