Join the Meeting Place for Moms!
Talk to other moms, share advice, and have fun!

(minimum 6 characters)

can a nine year old take ibuprofen 400

Answer Question
 
Stella S.

Asked by Stella S. at 8:13 PM on Jul. 14, 2013 in Tweens (9-12)

Level 1 (2 Credits)
Answers (5)
  • Depends on the weight, but should be ok. What does the label/box say??
    2autisticsmom

    Answer by 2autisticsmom at 8:15 PM on Jul. 14, 2013

  • My 9 yo does.
    funlovinlady

    Answer by funlovinlady at 8:32 PM on Jul. 14, 2013

  • How much does the 9 year old weigh?
    Why not give him/her a 200 mg to start off and after 4-6 hours if the pain is still there, give them another one.
    PMSMom10

    Answer by PMSMom10 at 8:36 PM on Jul. 14, 2013

  • 400 should be okay- but I wouldn't give them more than that
    *unless it is a tiny kid then go with 200
    charlotsomtimes

    Answer by charlotsomtimes at 9:16 PM on Jul. 14, 2013

  • Ummm, medication dosing question should never be asked of random strangers on the Internet. What if we are full of shit and just say sure you can... then your kid ends up with liver damage??? Ask your doctor or phamistst this... come on, be a responsilbe parent!!!
    Crafty26

    Answer by Crafty26 at 9:21 PM on Jul. 14, 2013

Join CafeMom now to contribute your answer and become part of our community. It's free and takes just a minute.
close Cafemom Join now to connect to other members! Connect with Facebook or Sign Up Using Email

Already Joined? LOG IN