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Children's Motrin

Use only as directed.

Children's MOTRIN®

Available in Berry and Dye-Free Berry flavors.
Pain and fever relief for children 2-11 years old.

Help your kids bounce back by relieving their pain or fever with Children's MOTRIN®. For high fever, nothing works faster or lasts longer* ─ it provides relief for up to 8 hours.

Product Details

Available in Berry and Dye-Free Berry flavors. For children 2-11 years.

Uses

Temporarily:

  • relieves minor aches and pains due to the common cold, flu, sore throat, headache and toothache
  • reduces fever

Ingredients

Active Ingredient: Ibuprofen (NSAID)*
Purpose:
Pain reliever/fever reducer

Children's MOTRIN® Oral Suspension 100 mg/5 mL (Berry Flavor)

Active Ingredient (in each 5 mL = 1 teaspoon)

Ibuprofen 100 mg (NSAID)*

Inactive Ingredients

acesulfame potassium, anhydrous citric acid, D&C yellow no. 10, FD&C red no. 40, flavors, glycerin, polysorbate 80, pregelatinized starch, purified water, sodium benzoate, sucrose, xanthan gum

Children's MOTRIN® Oral Suspension 100 mg/5 mL (Dye-Free Berry Flavor)

Active Ingredient (in each 5 mL = 1 teaspoon)

Ibuprofen 100 mg (NSAID)*

Inactive Ingredients

acesulfame potassium, anhydrous citric acid, flavors, glycerin, polysorbate 80, pregelatinized starch, purified water, sodium benzoate, sucrose, xanthan gum

*non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug

Other information

  • each teaspoon contains: sodium 2 mg
  • store between 20-25°C (68-77°F)

Directions

Directions

  • this product does not contain directions or complete warnings for adult use
  • do not give more than directed
  • shake well before using
  • find right dose on chart below. If possible, use weight to dose; otherwise use age
  • use only enclosed measuring cup
  • if needed, repeat dose every 6-8 hours
  • do not use more than 4 times a day
  • replace original bottle cap to maintain child resistance
Dosing Chart
Weight (lb) Age (yr) Dose (tsp or mL)
Under 2 years ask a doctor
24-35 lbs 2-3 years 1 tsp or 5 mL
36-47 lbs 4-5 years 1½ tsp or 7.5 mL
48-59 lbs 6-8 years 2 tsp or 10 mL
60-71 lbs 9-10 years 2½ tsp or 12.5 mL
72-95 lbs 11 years 3 tsp or 15 mL

Warnings

Warnings

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 an NSAID, which may cause severe stomach bleeding. The chance is higher if your 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

  • stomach bleeding warning applies to your child
  • child has a history of stomach problems, such as heartburn
  • child has problems or serious side effects from taking pain relievers or fever reducers
  • 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

  • take 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 the 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 website contains current product information and may differ from the information on the product packaging you may have. If you have any questions, please contact the Consumer Care Center at 1-877-895-3665.

Dosing Charts for Children & Infants

Find the right dose of Children's MOTRIN® for your kids.

Get them back in full swing

Find tips on how to reduce pain and fever when they have a cold or the flu.