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Children's Motrin Suspension (Dye-Free)
Active Ingredients
Active ingredient (in each 5 mL = 1 teaspoon)
Ibuprofen 100 mg/5 mL (NSAID)1
1
nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug
Uses

temporarily:

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


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. 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 1 ½ tsp or 7.5 mL
48-59 lbs 6-8 years 2 tsp or 10 mL
60-71 lbs 9-10 years 2 ½ tsp or 12.5 mL
72-95 lbs 11 years 3 tsp or 15 mL

Other Information
  • each teaspoon contains: sodium 2 mg
  • store between 20-25°C (68-77°F)
  • tamper evident statement
  • see bottom panel for lot number and expiration date
Inactive Ingredients
acesulfame potassium, anhydrous citric acid, flavors, glycerin, polysorbate 80, pregelatinized starch, purified water, sodium benzoate, sucrose, xanthan gum
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