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Medicine Dosages

Ibuprofen

 
Dosages for ibuprofen medicines for various weights and ages
Medicine Name May Give Every  12-17 lbs.
6-11 mo. 
18-23 lbs.
12-23 mo. 
24-35 lbs.
2-3 yr. 
36-47 lbs.
4-5 yr. 
48-59 lbs.
6-8 yr. 
60-85 lbs.
9-11 yr. 
Chewable Tablets 100 mg 6 hours      1 tab.  1-1/2 tab.  2 tab.  2-1/2 tab. 
Chewable Tablets 50 mg 6 hours      2 tab.  3 tab.  4 tab.  5 tab. 
DROPS 50 mg/1.25 mL* 6 hours  1 dppr.
1.25mL
1-1/2 dppr.
1.875mL
2 dppr.
2.5mL
3 dppr.
3.75mL
   
Suspension 100 mg/5 mL 6 hours  2.5mL or
1/2 tsp. 
4mL or
3/4 tsp. 
5mL or
1 tsp. 
7.5mL or
1-1/2 tsp. 
10mL or
2 tsp. 
12.5mL or
2-1/2 tsp. 
Tablets 200 mg 6 hours          1 tab.  1-1/2 tab.