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Dosing Charts for Children & Infants

Use these charts to find the right dose of Children's MOTRIN® or Infants' MOTRIN® for your child. Children's MOTRIN® now offers 4 kid-friendly flavors for children ages 2-11 years.

Available in Bubble Gum, Grape, Berry, and Dye-Free Berry.

A few reminders:

  • When giving any medicine, always read and follow the label carefully.
  • Always keep the outer carton of MOTRIN® and other products, as it has the most complete information.
  • If possible, use weight to dose; otherwise, use age.
  • Only use the dosing device provided with the medicine, and do not give more than directed.
  • If needed, repeat dose every 6-8 hours. But, do not use more than 4 times a day.
  • Shake well before using.

Dosing Chart for Children age 2-11 years*

Dosage Chart For Children Age 2-11Years*

Child's Weight (lb) & Age (yr) Children's MOTRIN® Oral Suspension 100 mg/5 mL
UNDER 2 YEARS ask a doctor
24-35
lbs
2-3
years
5mL Cup
5 mL(1 tsp)
36-47
lbs
4-5
years
7.5mL Cup
7.5 mL(1½ tsp)
48-59
lbs
6-8
years
10mL Cup
10 mL(2 tsp)
60-71
lbs
9-10
years
12.5mL Cup
12.5 mL(2½ tsp)
72-95
lbs
11
years
15mL Cup
15 mL(3 tsp)
*Replace the original bottle cap to maintain child resistance. mL = milliliter       tsp = teaspoon

Dosing Chart for Infants age 6-23 months*

Dosage Chart For Infants Age 6-23 Months*

Child's Weight (lb) & Age (mos) Infants' MOTRIN® Concentrated Drops
UNDER 6 MOS ask a doctor
12-17
lbs
6-11
mos
1.25mL Drops
1.25 mL
18-23
lbs
12-23
mos
1.875mL Drops
1.875 mL
*Dispense the liquid slowly into the child's mouth, toward the inner cheek. mL = milliliter

Dosage Chart - Infants / Mobile

Children's MOTRIN® Oral Suspension
If your child is under 2 years of age, be sure to ask your doctor for the right dose.
Select the weight/age of your child
 
*Replace the original bottle cap to maintain child resistance.
mL = milliliter tsp = teaspoon

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.

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