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Children's Advil Suspension (Wyeth)

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  • Active Ingredient:

    (in each 5 mL)

    Ibuprofen 100 mg

    Uses:    temporarily:

    • reduces fever
    • relieves minor aches and pains due to the common cold, flu, sore throat, headaches and toothaches

    Warnings:

    Allergy alert:    Ibuprofen may cause a severe allergic reaction which may include:

    • hives · asthma (wheezing)
    • facial swelling · shock

    Stomach bleeding warning:    Taking more than recommended may cause stomach bleeding.

    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 fever reducer/pain reliever

    Ask a doctor before use if the child has

    • ulcers
    • bleeding problems
    • stomach problems that last or come back, such as heartburn, upset stomach or pain
    • high blood pressure, heart or kidney disease or is taking a diuretic
    • not been drinking fluids
    • lost a lot of fluid due to continued vomiting or diarrhea
    • problems or serious side effects from taking fever reducers or pain relievers

    Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if the child is

    • under a doctor's care for any serious condition
    • taking a prescription product for anticoagulation (blood thinning)
    • taking any other drug
    • taking any other product that contains ibuprofen, or any other pain reliever/fever reducer

    When using this product give with food or milk if stomach upset occurs

    Stop use and ask a doctor if

    • an allergic reaction occurs. Seek medical help right away.
    • fever or pain gets worse or lasts more than 3 days
    • the child does not get any relief within first day (24 hours) of treatment
    • stomach pain or upset gets worse or lasts
    • 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.

    Directions:

    • do not give more than directed
    • shake well before using
    • find right dose on chart below. If possible, use weight to dose; otherwise use age.
    • repeat dose every 6-8 hours, if needed
    • do not use more than 4 times a day
    • measure only with the blue dosing cup provided. Blue dosing cup to be used with Children's Advil Suspension only. Do not use with other products. Dose lines account for product remaining in cup due to thickness of suspension.

    Dosing Chart
    Weight (lb) Age (yr) Dose (tsp)
    under 24 lb under 2 yr ask a doctor
    24-35 lb 2-3 yr 1 tsp
    36-47 lb 4-5 yr 1 ½ tsp
    48-59 lb 6-8 yr 2 tsp
    60-71 lb 9-10 yr 2 ½ tsp
    72-95 lb 11 yr 3 tsp

    Other Information:

    • one dose lasts 6-8 hours
    • store at 20-25°C (68-77°F)

    Inactive Ingredients:   (FRUIT FLAVOR) artifical flavors, carboxymethylcellulose sodium, citric acid, edetate disodium, FD&C red no. 40, glycerin, microcrystalline cellulose, polysorbate 80, purified water, sodium benzoate, sorbitol solution, sucrose, xanthan gum

    Each teaspoon contains:    sodium 3 mg

    Inactive Ingredients:   (GRAPE FLAVOR) acetic acid, artifical flavor, butylated hydroxytoluene, carboxymethylcellulose sodium, citric acid, edetate disodium, FD&C blue no. 1, FD&C red no. 40, glycerin, microcrystalline cellulose, polysorbate 80, propylene glycol, purified water, sodium benzoate, sorbitol solution, sucrose, xanthan gum

    Each teaspoon contains:    sodium 3 mg

    Inactive Ingredients:   (BLUE RASPBERRY FLAVOR) carboxymethylcellulose sodium, citric acid, edetate disodium, FD&C blue no. 1, glycerin, microcrystalline cellulose, natural and artificial flavors, polysorbate 80, propylene glycol, purified water, sodium benzoate, sodium citrate, sorbitol solution, sucrose, xanthan gum

    Each teaspoon contains:    sodium 10 mg

    How Supplied:    Bottles of 4 fl. oz. in grape, fruit, and blue raspberry flavors.













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