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How much childrens motrin do you give to a 20lb infant?

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Asked by LBmama2be at 7:13 PM on Jul. 18, 2008 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • My pediatritan says not to give an baby motrin until they are a year old it is too hard on their liver.

    Answer by HesMyLife22508 at 7:31 PM on Jul. 18, 2008

  • if it is infant drops it should say on the bottle. If not than I wouldnt risk giving them it.

    Answer by MommyMel03 at 7:33 PM on Jul. 18, 2008

  • my son is 20 lbs too it is 1.875 the full droper

    Answer by muslimmom at 9:14 PM on Jul. 18, 2008

  • How old is the baby? My Pediatrician says after 6 months it's ok. 1.875 covers 18-23 lbs and up to 23 months of age

    Answer by cristyanne at 9:40 PM on Jul. 18, 2008

  • why are you asking us, nonskilled moms when you can pick up the phone call your wallgreens or other pharmacy and ask them? its the safest way to find out.

    Answer by princezzmommie at 10:47 PM on Jul. 18, 2008

  • Riley is just under 20 and I give her 2 .8ml

    Answer by Amy102205 at 10:53 PM on Jul. 18, 2008

  • doctor recomended dosage

    Answer by lawla at 11:36 PM on Jul. 18, 2008

  • call your doc. and ask... i'm not sure... i would.. i know its a pain in the ass but i would feel more comfortable hearing it from a doc. or nurse

    Answer by Sweet_nothings at 1:13 AM on Jul. 19, 2008

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