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Dosing for Ibuprofen (Motrin, Advil)

5mL is the same as 1 teaspoon (tsp). 1mL is the same as 1cc.
Weight over 85 pounds is adult dosing.

Give every 6 to 8 hours as needed, must be well hydrated.


Weight in Pounds
Infant Drops
50mg/1.25mL
Children's Suspension
100mg/5mL
Children's Chewables
100mg each

12-17 lbs
1.25mL
50mg

1/2 tsp=2.5mL
50mg
18-23 lbs
1.875mL
75mg

3/4 tsp
75mg
24-35 lbs
2.5mL
100mg

1 tsp=5mL
100mg
1 Chewable
100mg
36-47 lbs

1 1/2 tsp
150mg

1 1/2 Chewables
150mg
48-59 lbs

2 tsp
200mg

2 Chewables
200mg
60-71 lbs

2 1/2 tsp
250mg

2 1/2 Chewables
250mg
72-85 lbs

3 tsp
300mg

3 Chewables
300mg

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