Advil Suspension for Kids

Advil Suspension for Kids

ibuprofen

Manufacturer:

Interphil

Distributor:

GSK Consumer Healthcare
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Ibuprofen
Indications/Uses
Fever & pains due to headache & toothache, & those associated w/ colds, flu & sore throat.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Childn 11-12 yr or 33-43 kg 15 mL every 6 hr. Max: 1,200 mg; 9-10 yr or 27-32 kg 12.5 mL every 6 hr. Max: 1,000 mg; 6-8 yr or 22-26 kg 10 mL every 6 hr. Max: 800 mg; 4-5 yr or 16-21 kg 7.5 mL every 6 hr. Max: 600 mg; 2-3 yr or 11-15 kg 5 mL every 6 hr. Max: 400 mg.
Administration
Should be taken with food.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to ibuprofen, aspirin, NSAIDs. Concurrent or previous history of GI bleeding or ulceration.
Special Precautions
Do not give in patients w/ asthma, heart or kidney disease, liver cirrhosis, HTN, developed allergic reaction. Increased risk of heart attack or stroke (long-term continuous use). Inadequate fluid intake or lost fluids due to continuous vomiting or diarrhea in child <12 yr. Discontinue use if pain gets worse or lasts >10 days & if fever persists or last >3 days; red or swollen painful area or blood in vomit or bloody stool appear. Childn <2 yr.
Adverse Reactions
Abdominal pain, diarrhea, nausea w/ or w/o vomiting, GI bleeding & ulceration. Agranulocytosis, anemia, aplastic anemia, hemolytic anemia, leukopenia, thrombocytopenia, cardiac failure, MI, angina pectoris, tinnitus, vertigo, visual disturbance, abdominal distension, Crohn's disease, colitis, constipation, dyspepsia, flatulence, GI perforation, hematemesis, melena, mouth ulceration, edema, swelling, peripheral edema, liver disorder, abnormal hepatic function, hepatitis, jaundice, hypersensitivity, anaphylactic reaction, meningitis, aseptic meningitis, decreased hematocrit & Hb, dizziness, headache, CVA, nervousness, hematuria, interstitial nephritis, renal failure, nephrotic syndrome, proteinuria, renal papillary necrosis, asthma, bronchospasm, dyspnea, wheezing, angioneurotic edema, dermatitis bullous, toxic epidermal necrolysis, erythema multiforme, face edema, rash, rash maculo-papular, pruritus, purpura, Stevens-Johnson syndrome, urticaria & HTN.
Drug Interactions
Other NSAIDs, anticoagulants. Increased risk of GI bleeding w/ SSRIs. Increased plasma conc of lithium.
MIMS Class
Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs)
ATC Classification
M01AE01 - ibuprofen ; Belongs to the class of propionic acid derivatives of non-steroidal antiinflammatory and antirheumatic products.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Advil Suspension for Kids oral susp 100 mg/5 mL
Packing/Price
60 mL x 1's (P88.5/box)
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