Children’s Ibuprofen Dosage Chart

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Age Drops
50 mg/ 1.25 ml
Liquid
100 mg/ 5 ml
Chewables
50 mg TABS
6-11 mos.
13-17 lbs.
1.25ml Ask doctor Ask doctor
12-23 mos.
18-23 lbs.
1.875 ml Ask doctor Ask doctor
2-3 yrs.
24-35 lbs.
1 tsp 1 tabs
4-5 yrs.
36-47 lbs.
1 1/2 tsp 1 1/2 tabs
6-8 yrs.
48-59 lbs.
2 tsp 2 tabs
9-10 yrs.
60-71 lbs.
2 1/2 tsp 2 1/2 tabs
11-12 yrs.
72-95 lbs.
3 tsp 3 tabs

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