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Walgreens Ibuprofen Junior Strength

Generic name: ibuprofen
Dosage form: tablet, chewable
Drug class: Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Apr 21, 2021.

Active ingredient (in each tablet)

Ibuprofen 100 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:

  • 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 a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), which may cause 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 an NSAID [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 child has

  • problems or serious side effects from taking pain relievers or fever reducers
  • stomach problems that last or come back, such as heartburn, upset stomach, or stomach pain
  • ulcers
  • bleeding problems
  • not been drinking fluids
  • lost a lot of fluid due to vomiting or diarrhea
  • high blood pressure
  • heart or kidney disease
  • taken a diuretic

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if the child is

  • taking any other drug containing an NSAID (prescription or nonprescription)
  • taking a blood thinning (anticoagulant) or steroid drug
  • under a doctor’s care for any serious condition
  • taking any other drug

When using this product

  • mouth or throat burning may occur; give with food or water
  • take with food or milk if stomach upset occurs
  • long term continuous use may increase the risk of heart attack or stroke

Stop use and ask a doctor if

  • the child feels faint, vomits blood, or has bloody or black stools. These are signs of stomach bleeding.
  • stomach pain or upset gets worse or lasts
  • 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.


  • 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)
  • find the right dose on chart below. If possible, use weight to dose; otherwise use age.
  • if needed, repeat dose every 6-8 hours
  • do not use more than 4 times a day

Dosing Chart
Weight (lb) Age (yr) Tablets
under 24 under 2 ask a doctor
24-35 2-3 1
36-47 4-5 1 ½
48-59 6-8 2
60-71 9-10 2 ½
72-95 11 3

Other information

  • phenylketonurics: contains phenylalanine 6 mg per tablet
  • do not use if printed foil under cap is broken or missing
  • store at 20-25°C (68-77°F)
  • see end panel for lot number and expiration date

Inactive ingredients

acesulfame K, aspartame, carnauba wax, croscarmellose sodium, D&C red no. 27, FD&C blue no. 1, flavors, hypromellose, magnasweet, magnesium stearate, mannitol, prosweet, silicon dioxide, sodium lauryl sulfate, soybean oil, succinic acid, whey protein concentrate

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Junior Strength

For Ages 2-11


Ibuprofen Tablets, 100 mg

Pain Reliever/Fever Reducer (NSAID)

Lasts up to 8 hours

See Expanded Dosing Directions

Grape Flavored


Ibuprofen Tablets Carton

ibuprofen tablet, chewable
Product Information
Product Type HUMAN OTC DRUG Item Code (Source) NDC:0363-0521
Route of Administration ORAL DEA Schedule
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient Name Basis of Strength Strength
Product Characteristics
Color PURPLE (Lavender) Score 2 pieces
Shape ROUND Size 12mm
Flavor GRAPE Imprint Code L521
# Item Code Package Description
1 NDC:0363-0521-62 1 BOTTLE (BOTTLE) in 1 CARTON
Marketing Information
Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
ANDA ANDA076359 05/05/2009
Labeler - Walgreen Company (008965063)
Walgreen Company

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