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childrens ibuprofen

Western Family Foods Inc

  • Description
  • Clinical Pharmacology
  • Indications & Usage
  • Contraindications
  • Warnings
  • Precautions
  • Side Effects
  • Overdosage
  • Dosage & Administration
  • How Supplied
  • Patient Counseling Information
  • Supplemental Patient Material
  • Boxed Warning
  • Patient Package Insert
Western Family Children's Ibuprofen Oral Suspension Drug Facts

FULL PRESCRIBING INFORMATION: CONTENTS*




FULL PRESCRIBING INFORMATION

Active ingredient (in each 5 mL = 1 teaspoonful)

Ibuprofen 100 mg (NSAID)*

*nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug

Purpose

Pain reliever/fever reducer

Uses

temporarily:

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

Warnings

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

  • •hives
  • •facial swelling
  • •asthma (wheezing)
  • •shock
  • •skin reddening
  • •rash
  • •blisters

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

  • •this product does not contain directions or complete warnings for adult use
  • •do not give more than directed
  • •shake well before using
  • •find right dose on chart. If possible, use weight to dose; otherwise use age.
  • •use only enclosed measuring cup
  • •if needed, repeat dose every 6-8 hours
  • •do not use more than 4 times a day
  • •replace original bottle cap to maintain child resistance
  • •wash dosage cup after each use
tsp or 15 mL

Dosing Chart

Weight (lbs)

Age (yrs)

Dose (teaspoonful or mL)

under 2 years

ask a doctor

24-35 lbs

2-3 years

1 tsp or 5 mL

36-47 lbs

4-5 years

1 1/2 tsp or 7.5 mL

48-59 lbs

6-8 years

2 tsp or 10 mL

60-71 lbs

9-10 years

2 1/2 tsp or 12.5 mL

72-95 lbs

11 years

3

Other information

  • •each teaspoon contains: sodium 2 mg
  • •do not use if printed neckband is broken or missing
  • •store at 20-25°C (68-77°F)
  • •do not freeze
  • •see bottom panel for lot number and expiration date

Inactive ingredients

anhydrous citric acid, artificial mixed berry flavor, glycerin, high fructose corn syrup, hypromellose, polysorbate 80, purified water, sodium benzoate, sorbitol solution, xanthan gum

Questions or comments?

1-800-719-9260

Principal Display Panel

DYE-FREE

For Ages 2 to 11

CHILDREN’S Ibuprofen Oral Suspension

100 mg per 5 mL (teaspoonful)

PAIN RELIEVER-FEVER REDUCER (NSAID)

LASTS UP TO 8 HOURS

Non-Staining

Berry Flavor

Gluten Free

Alcohol Free

COMPARE TO CHILDREN’S MOTRIN® active ingredient

childrens ibuprofen

Ibuprofen LIQUID

Product Information

Product Type Human otc drug label Item Code (Source) NDC:55312-685
Route of Administration ORAL DEA Schedule

Active Ingredient/Active Moiety

Ingredient Name Basis of Strength Strength
IBUPROFEN IBUPROFEN 100 mg

Inactive Ingredients

Ingredient Name Strength
ANHYDROUS CITRIC ACID
GLYCERIN
HYPROMELLOSES
polysorbate 80
water
SODIUM BENZOATE
sorbitol
XANTHAN GUM
HIGH FRUCTOSE CORN SYRUP

Product Characteristics

Color
WHITE

Packaging

# Item Code Package Description Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
1 120 in 1 BOTTLE
2 NDC:55312-685-26 1 in 1 CARTON

Marketing Information

Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
ANDA ANDA074937 2008-08-18


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