Children’s Advil

  • Nonnarcotic analgesics

Children’s Advil Generic Name & Formulations

General Description

Ibuprofen 100mg/5mL; susp; bubblegum, fruit, grape, white grape, blue raspberry, or berry (sugar-free, dye-free) flavor; alcohol-free; contains sodium.

Pharmacological Class

NSAID (propionic acid deriv.).

How Supplied

Susp—4oz; Drops—½ oz; Junior chewable tabs—24; Junior tabs—24

Children’s Advil Indications


Minor aches and pain. Fever.

Children’s Advil Dosage and Administration


Not applicable.


Use appropriate formulation and give every 6–8 hours. <6months: not recommended. 12–17lbs: 50mg. 18–23lbs: 75mg. 24–35lbs: 100mg. 36–47lbs: 150mg. 48–59lbs: 200mg. 60–71lbs: 250mg. 72–95lbs: 300mg.

Children’s Advil Contraindications


Aspirin allergy. Immediately before or after cardiac surgery.

Children’s Advil Boxed Warnings

Not Applicable

Children’s Advil Warnings/Precautions


Increased risk of severe stomach bleeding or persistent sore throat (do not use >2 days or children <3 years). History of GI disorders (eg, heartburn, bleeding ulcers). Increased risk of heart attack or failure, and stroke. Hypertension. Heart disease. Recent stroke. Liver cirrhosis. Renal disease. Asthma. Dehydration. Reevaluate if no relief within 24 hours of treatment; pain or fever persists or worsens >3 days. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers.

Children’s Advil Pharmacokinetics

See Literature

Children’s Advil Interactions


Avoid aspirin or other pain relievers. Increased risk of GI bleed with anticoagulants, corticosteroids, other OTC or Rx NSAID-containing products (eg, ibuprofen, naproxen, others), or prolonged use. Caution with diuretics.

Children’s Advil Adverse Reactions

Adverse Reactions

GI upset/bleed, symptoms of heart problems or stroke (eg, trouble breathing, feel faint, slurred speech), redness, swelling, allergic reactions; discontinue if occur.

Children’s Advil Clinical Trials

See Literature

Children’s Advil Note

Not Applicable

Children’s Advil Patient Counseling

See Literature