Safety & Usage

Keep these tips in mind when giving your child Children's Advil®.

Safety & Usage
  • Every medicine is different, so follow the dosing instructions for each individual product to avoid accidental overdosing.
  • Follow the instructions on the package and bottle.
  • The dose should be based on your child's weight if known; otherwise, use his or her age.
  • The dose lines on the cup provided with Children's Advil® Suspension account for product that may remain in the cup due to the thickness of the liquid.
  • Measure dosing only with the device provided.
  • Shake the product well before dosing.
  • Do not give more medicine than is recommended.
  • Never use 2 or more medicines at the same time that have the same active ingredient.
  • Do not use cough and cold medicines to make a child sleepy.
  • If your child is taking other drugs containing prescription or nonprescription NSAIDs (aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen, or others), consult with your doctor before giving your child any Advil® products.
  • Adult strength medicines should not be administered to children.
  • Read and keep the cartons for complete warnings and information on Advil® products.
  • As always, if you have concerns, call your doctor.