Motrin (Ibuprofen)

Age range: 6 months and older

Use: fevers or pain

Frequency: every 6-8 hours 

It is dosed based on weight, see below for appropriate dosing. If you have questions, just give us a call!

Remember, dosing syringes are more accurate than other methods of measurement

Child 's Weight

Infant Drops
50 mg/1.25 mL

Liquid
100 mg/5 mL

Chewable
50mg

Junior
100 mg

Adult Tablet

200 mg

12-17 lbs

1.25 mL

2.5 mL

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18-23 lbs

1.875 mL

4 mL

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24-35 lbs

2.5 mL

5 mL

2 tabs

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36-47 lbs

3.75 mL

7.5 mL

3 tabs

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48-59 lbs

5 mL

10 mL

4 tabs

2 tabs

1 tab

60-71 lbs

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12.5 mL

5 tabs

2.5 tabs

1 tab

72-95 lbs

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15 mL

6 tabs

3 tabs

1.5 tab

96+ lbs

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20 mL

8 tabs

4 tabs

2 tabs

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