McKesson Children’s Ibuprofen Oral Suspension Drug Facts

McKesson Children’s Ibuprofen Oral Suspension Drug Facts

Drug Labeling and Warnings

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SUNMARK IBUPROFEN CHILDRENS- ibuprofen suspension 
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McKesson Children’s Ibuprofen Oral Suspension Drug Facts

Active ingredient (in each 5 mL)

Ibuprofen 100 mg (NSAID)*

*nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug

Purposes

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

Heart attack and stroke warning: NSAIDs, except aspirin, increase the risk of heart attack, heart failure, and stroke. These can be fatal. The risk is higher if you use more than directed or for longer 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 ibuprofen or 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, kidney disease, or had a stroke
  • 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

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
  • child has symptoms of heart problems or stroke:
  • chest pain
  • trouble breathing
  • weakness in one part or side of body
  • slurred speech
  • leg swelling
  • 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
  • mL = milliliter
  • find right dose on chart. If possible, use weight to dose; otherwise use age.
  • use only enclosed dosing cup. Do not use any other dosing device.
  • 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
  •   Dosing Chart

Weight (lb)

Age (yr)

Dose (mL)**

under 24 lbs

under 2 years

ask a doctor

24-35 lbs

2-3 years

5 mL

36-47 lbs

4-5 years

7.5 mL

48-59 lbs

6-8 years

10 mL

60-71 lbs

9-10 years

12.5 mL

72-95 lbs

11 years

15 mL

  •   **or as directed by a doctor

Other information

  • each 5 mL 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

Inactive ingredients

anhydrous citric acid, FD&C red #40, glycerin, high fructose corn syrup, hypromellose, natural and artificial bubblegum flavors, polysorbate 80, purified water, sodium benzoate, sorbitol solution, xanthan gum

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COMPARE TO CHILDREN’S MOTRIN® BUBBLE GUM FLAVOR ACTIVE INGREDIENT

See New Warnings

Children’s

ibuprofen oral suspension

100 mg per 5 mL

Pain reliever, Fever reducer (NSAID)

For ages 2 to 11 years

Lasts up to 8 hours

Alcohol free

BUBBLE GUM FLAVOR

4 FL OZ (120 mL)

GLUTEN FREE

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SUNMARK IBUPROFEN  CHILDRENS
ibuprofen suspension
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC: 49348-500
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)  
FD&C RED NO. 40 (UNII: WZB9127XOA)  
GLYCERIN (UNII: PDC6A3C0OX)  
HIGH FRUCTOSE CORN SYRUP (UNII: XY6UN3QB6S)  
HYPROMELLOSES (UNII: 3NXW29V3WO)  
POLYSORBATE 80 (UNII: 6OZP39ZG8H)  
WATER (UNII: 059QF0KO0R)  
SODIUM BENZOATE (UNII: OJ245FE5EU)  
SORBITOL (UNII: 506T60A25R)  
XANTHAN GUM (UNII: TTV12P4NEE)  
Product Characteristics
ColorPINK (light) Score    
ShapeSize
FlavorBUBBLE GUMImprint Code
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage DescriptionMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
1NDC: 49348-500-341 in 1 CARTON06/24/2003
1120 mL in 1 BOTTLE; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
ANDAANDA07493706/24/2003
Labeler - Strategic Sourcing Services LLC (116956644)

Revised: 8/2019
 
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