Children’s Advil relieves fevers for up to 8 hours, so your kid can get back to being a kid. Temporarily reduces fever and relieves minor aches and pain due to: immunization; earache; colds; sore throat. To be sure this product is right for your child, always read and follow the label.
Each 5 mL or 1 teaspoon of oral suspension contains ibuprofen 100 mg.
See outer product carton or composition section of product
Caution in patients prone to gastrointestinal tract irritation, including those with a history of peptic ulcer.
BEFORE you use Children’s Advil talk to your doctor or pharmacist if:
• Child has peptic ulcers, diabetes, high blood pressure, heart failure or thyroid disease, asthma, kidney or liver disease, glaucoma, blood clotting disorder (such as hemophilia), any other serious disease, are under doctor’s care for any serious condition, or are taking any other drug including over the counter drugs.
Use with caution in the elderly.
Long-term continuous use may increase the risk of heart attack or stroke.
Shake well before using. Doses may be repeated every 6-8 hours while symptoms persist, up to 3 doses a day, or as directed by a doctor. If possible use weight to dose; otherwise use age. Do not use longer than 3 days for a fever or 5 days for pain relief.
Children over 12 years of age and adults who have difficulty swallowing tablets may take up to 2 teaspoons (200 mg) every 4 hours or 4 teaspoons (400 mg) every 6 to 8 hours as needed. Do not exceed 12 teaspoons (1200 mg/day). Use the lowest effective dose for the shortest duration.
Do not use more than the recommended amount. Give with food or milk if stomach upset occurs.