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  • Every child is different, but generally, fever and/or pain is reduced within about 1-2 hours. Note, however, that the temperature may still remain elevated slightly and not return to normal entirely. If you note that the pain and fever gets worse or lasts more than 3 days, stop the use of the product and consult your healthcare provider.

  • There is a child-resistant safety cap on every bottle of Infants', Children's or Junior Strength Advil. In addition, there is a tamper-evident feature for each product as well: Infants' Advil - Tamper evident plastic sleeve; Children's Advil - Tamper evidency ring connecting the cap to the neck of the bottle; Jr. Strength Tablets and Chewables - Tamper evidency foil seal.

  • Children's Advil works faster* and lasts longer than Children's Tylenol for reducing fever. *Based on reducing fever below 100°F. Brands herein are trademarks of their respective owners.

  • Infants’ Advil Drops is specially formulated for children 6-23 months, with specific dosing instructions based on a child’s weight and age. Children's Advil is specially formulated for children 2-11 years old, with specific dosing instructions based on a child’s weight and age. Children’s Advil products should be used according to the label directions, unless otherwise directed by your doctor. You should consult your doctor with any questions before giving Children’s Advil or Infants’ Advil to your child.

  • Children's Advil Suspension is specially formulated for children aged 2-11 years old, and Infants’ Advil Drops is specially formulated for infants 6-23 months. Both of these products have specific dosing instructions based on a child’s weight and age. Children’s Advil products should be used according to the label directions, unless otherwise directed by your doctor. You should consult your doctor with any questions before giving Children’s Advil or Infants’ Advil to your child.

  • Children’s Advil is specially formulated for children ages 2 - 11, with specific dosing instructions based on a child’s weight and age. Regular Advil tablets are labeled for use by adults and children 12 years of age and older. You should consult your doctor with any questions before taking Advil.

  • Children’s Advil is specially formulated for children, with specific dosing instructions based on a child’s weight and age. Regular Advil tablets are labeled for use by adults and children 12 years of age and older. You should consult your doctor with any questions before taking Advil or giving it to your child. Advil provides a full line of products for you to choose based on your preferences. Please visit www.advil.com for a complete listing and description of Advil products. You should consult your doctor with any questions before giving Children’s Advil or Infants’ Advil to your child.

  • Children Advil products do not have directions or complete warnings for adult use.

    There are specific Advil products labeled for use by adults and children 12 years of age and older.

  • There is no package insert packaged with these products. All of the labeling is contained on the package.

  • Medical literature has not demonstrated an association between Reye's syndrome and the use of Children's Advil. Reye’s syndrome is usually associated with aspirin or aspirin-containing products.