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Detailed Dosage Tables

Table 1: Children’s Advil Suspension 20 mg/mL (or 100 mg/5 mL) (E-Therapeutics)

Directions: If possible, use weight to dose; otherwise use age. Doses below may be repeated every 6-8 hours while symptoms persist, up to 3 doses a day, or as directed by a physician. 
  Under 2 Use Advil Pediatric Drops
10.9 – 15.9 2 – 3 6.0 mL = 1¼ tsp
16.0 – 21.3 4 – 5 10 mL = 2 tsp
21.4 – 26.7 6 – 8 12.5 mL = 2½ tsp
26.8 – 32.5 9 – 10 15 mL = 3 tsp
32.6 – 43.0 11 – 12 19.0 mL = 3¾ tsp

 

Table 2: Advil Pediatric Drops 40 mg/mL (or 200 mg/5 mL) (E-Therapeutics)

DirectionsIf possible, use weight to dose; otherwise use age. Shake well. Use only with enclosed SURE-DOSE oral syringe. Doses below may be repeated every 6-8 hours while symptoms persist, up to 3 doses a day, or as directed by a physician. 
Weight (Kg) Age (months) Dosage (mL)
2.5 – 5.4 0 – 3 5 mg/kg (0.125 mL/kg to be calculated
5.5 – 7.9 4 -11 1.0 mL
8.0 – 10.8 12 – 23 1.4 mL
10.9 – 15.9 2 – 3 years 3.0 mL

Table 3: Advil Junior Strength Chewable Tablets 100 mg/Tablet (E-Therapeutics)

Directions: If possible, use weight to dose; otherwise use age.
Doses below may be repeated every 6-8 hours while symptoms persist, up to 4 doses a day, or as directed by a physician.

 

Weight (Kg) Age Dosage (Tablets)
Under 2 Recommend Advil Pediatric Drops
10.9–15.9 2 – 3 1
16.0–21.3 4 – 5 1 1/2
21.4–26.7 6 – 8 2
26.8–32.5 9 – 10 2 1/2
32.6–43.0 11 – 12 3

 

You can find this and more information on Ibuprofen when you visit the JCDA Oasis Mobile at www.jcdaoasis.ca

 

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