Label: CHILDRENS IBUPROFEN- ibuprofen suspension

  • DEA Schedule: None
  • Marketing Status: Abbreviated New Drug Application

Drug Label Information

Updated September 10, 2018

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    Berry Flavor

    100 mg/5 mL  200 mg/10 mL

    For Hospital Use Only

    Drug Facts

  • Active ingredient (in each 5 mL)

    Ibuprofen 100 mg (NSAID)1

    nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug
  • Purposes

    Pain reliever/fever reducer

  • Uses


    relieves minor aches and pains due to the common cold, flu, sore throat, headache and toothache
    reduces fever
    Important: Read all product information before using.
    This product is intended for use in children.
  • Warnings

    Allergy alert

    Ibuprofen may cause a severe allergic reaction, especially in people allergic to aspirin. Symptoms may include:

    facial swelling
    asthma (wheezing)
    skin reddening

    If an allergic reaction occurs, stop use and seek medical help right away.

    Stomach bleeding warning

    This product contains an NSAID, which may cause severe stomach bleeding. The chance is higher if your child:

    has had stomach ulcers or bleeding problems
    takes a blood thinning (anticoagulant) or steroid drug
    takes other drugs containing prescription or nonprescription NSAIDs (aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen, or others)
    takes more or for a longer time than directed

    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 pain reliever/fever reducer
    right before or after heart surgery

    Ask a doctor before use if

    stomach bleeding warning applies to your child
    child has a history of stomach problems, such as heartburn
    child has problems or serious side effects from taking pain relievers or fever reducers
    child has not been drinking fluids
    child has lost a lot of fluid due to vomiting or diarrhea
    child has high blood pressure, heart disease, liver cirrhosis, or kidney disease
    child has asthma
    child is taking a diuretic

    Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if the child is

    under a doctor's care for any serious condition
    taking any other drug

    When using this product

    give with food or milk if stomach upset occurs
    the risk of heart attack or stroke may increase if you use more than directed or for longer than directed

    Stop use and ask a doctor if

    child experiences any of the following signs of stomach bleeding
    feels faint
    vomits blood
    has bloody or black stools
    has stomach pain that does not get better
    the child does not get any relief within first day (24 hours) of treatment
    fever or pain gets worse or lasts more than 3 days
    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. (1-800-222-1222)

  • Directions

    Use as directed per healthcare professional.
    this product does not contain directions or complete warnings for adult use
    do not give more than directed
    find right dose on chart. If possible, use weight to dose; otherwise use age.
    shake cups well before using
    mL = milliliter; tsp = teaspoonful
    if needed, repeat dose every 6-8 hours
    do not use more than 4 times a day
    Dosing Chart
    Weight (lb)Age (yr)Dose (mL or tsp)*
    or as directed by a doctor

    Under 24 lbs

    Under 2 years

    Ask a doctor

    24-35 lbs

    2-3 years

    5 mL (1 tsp)

    36-47 lbs

    4-5 years

    7.5 mL (1½ tsp)

    48-59 lbs

    6-8 years

    10 mL (2 tsp)

    60-71 lbs

    9-10 years

    12.5 mL (2½ tsp)

    72-95 lbs

    11 years

    15 mL (3 tsp)

  • Other information

    each 5 mL (1 tsp) contains: sodium 2 mg
    store at 20-25°C (68-77°F)
    do not freeze
    See individual label or shipper for lot number and expiration date.
  • Inactive ingredients

    anhydrous citric acid, artificial mixed berry flavor, D&C yellow #10, FD&C red #40, glycerin, high fructose corn syrup, hypromellose, polysorbate 80, purified water, sodium benzoate, sorbitol solution, xanthan gum


    Alcohol Free, Gluten Free

  • How Supplied

    Overbagged with 5 x 5 mL unit dose cups per bag, NDC 55154-1577-5


    Distributed By
    Perrigo Company
    Allegan, MI 49010

    Packaged By
    Precision Dose, Inc.
    South Beloit, IL 61080

    Distributed By:
    Cardinal Health

    Dublin, OH 43017

    LI587   Rev. 06/17


    Children's IBUPROFEN Oral Suspension

    100 mg/5 mL

    5 Unit Dose Cups

    bag label
    ibuprofen suspension
    Product Information
    Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:55154-1577(NDC:68094-494)
    Route of AdministrationORAL
    Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
    Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
    Ibuprofen (UNII: WK2XYI10QM) (Ibuprofen - UNII:WK2XYI10QM) Ibuprofen100 mg  in 5 mL
    Inactive Ingredients
    Ingredient NameStrength
    anhydrous citric acid (UNII: XF417D3PSL)  
    butylparaben (UNII: 3QPI1U3FV8)  
    corn syrup (UNII: 9G5L16BK6N)  
    D&C red NO. 33 (UNII: 9DBA0SBB0L)  
    FD&C yellow NO. 6 (UNII: H77VEI93A8)  
    glycerin (UNII: PDC6A3C0OX)  
    polysorbate 80 (UNII: 6OZP39ZG8H)  
    propylene glycol (UNII: 6DC9Q167V3)  
    water (UNII: 059QF0KO0R)  
    sodium benzoate (UNII: OJ245FE5EU)  
    sorbitol (UNII: 506T60A25R)  
    xanthan gum (UNII: TTV12P4NEE)  
    Product Characteristics
    FlavorBERRYImprint Code
    #Item CodePackage DescriptionMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
    1NDC:55154-1577-55 in 1 BAG04/13/2004
    15 mL in 1 CUP, UNIT-DOSE; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
    Marketing Information
    Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
    Labeler - Cardinal Health (603638201)