Children’s Motrin Generic Name & Formulations
Ibuprofen 100mg/5mL; susp; berry, grape, or bubble-gum flavor; original or dye-free; alcohol-free.
NSAID (propionic acid deriv.).
Susp—1oz, 4oz; Drops—½ oz, 1oz
Children’s Motrin Indications
Minor aches and pain. Fever.
Children’s Motrin Dosage and Administration
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 Motrin Contraindications
Aspirin allergy. Immediately before or after cardiac surgery.
Children’s Motrin Boxed Warnings
Children’s Motrin 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 Motrin Pharmacokinetics
Children’s Motrin 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 Motrin 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 Motrin Clinical Trials
Children’s Motrin Note
Children’s Motrin Patient Counseling