IBUPROFEN (Advil, Motrin, or another brand) is a fever/pain reducer to be given every 6-8 hours as needed. Do not give more than 4 times in 24 hours. If your child is under 6 months of age, do NOT use Ibuprofen.

 

CHILD’S WEIGHT

CHILD’S AGE

 

INFANTS’ DROPS

(50 mg in each 1.25 mL)

 

CHILDREN’S LIQUID

(100 mg in 5 mL)

CHILDREN’S CHEWABLES OR JUNIOR TABLETS

(100 mg in each tab)

6-11 lbs (2.7-5 kg)

 

 

 

 

12-17 lbs (5.5-7.7 kg)

6-11 months

1.25 mL

½ teaspoon or 2.5 mL

 

18-23 lbs (8.2-10.5 kg)

12-23 months

1.875 mL

¾ teaspoon or 3.75 mL

 

24-35 lbs (10.9-15.9 kg)

2-3 years

 

1 teaspoon or 5 mL

1 tablets

36-47 lbs (16.4-21.4 kg)

4-5 years

 

1 ½ teaspoon or 7.5 mL

1 ½ tablets

48-59 lbs (21.8-26.8 kg)

6-8 years

 

2 teaspoon or 10 mL

2 tablets

60-71 lbs (27.3-32.3 kg)

9-10 years

 

2 ½ teaspoon or 12.5 mL

2 ½ tablets

72-95 lbs (32.7-43.2 kg)

11 years

 

3 teaspoon or 15 mL

3 tablets