Generic name: ibuprofen
Dosage form: tablet, chewable
Drug class: Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. 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:
- 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 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
- 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
|Weight (lb)||Age (yr)||Tablets|
|under 24||under 2||ask a doctor|
- 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
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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