Naomi Sato, M.D. and Robyn Kimura, M.D., Pediatrics

900 Florin Road, Suite B
Sacramento, California 95831
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Ibuprofen (Motrin, Advil) Dosing Chart
CHECK THE CONCENTRATION (MG/ML) AND TYPE OF MEDICINE ON THE BOTTLE YOU ARE USING
BEFORE DOSING YOUR CHILD

Ibuprofen

(Advil or
Motrin)

 

Infants Ibuprofen Concentrated Drops

50mg/1.25ml

Children’s Ibuprofen Suspension Liquid

100mg/5ml

Children’s Ibuprofen soft chews

50mg

Junior Strength Ibuprofen Chewable tablets/caplets 100mg

Weight

Age

Milliliter (ml)

milliliter (ml) OR teaspoon (tsp)

tablets

tabs/caplets

6-11 lbs

0-3 mos

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

12-17 lbs

4-11 mos

1.25ml

N/A

N/A

N/A

18-23 lbs

12-23 mos

1.875ml

N/A

N/A

N/A

24-35 lbs

2-3 yrs

N/A

5 ml (1 tsp)

2

N/A

36-47 lbs

4-5 yrs

N/A

7.5 ml (1 tsp)

3

N/A

48-59 lbs

6-8 yrs

N/A

10 ml (2 tsp)

4

2

60-71 lbs

9-10 yrs

N/A

12.5 ml (2 tsp)

5

2.5

72-95 lbs

11 yrs

N/A

15 ml (3 tsp)

6

3

96lbs or greater

12 yrs and over

N/A

15-20 ml (3-4 tsp)

6-8

3-4

 

May repeat dose every 6-8 hours
Do not give more than 4 times daily

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