Why can't infants have ibuprofen?
Answer by kiansmom0423 at 1:08 PM on Oct. 19, 2010
Answer by kiansmom0423 at 12:57 PM on Oct. 19, 2010
Answer by rhianna1708 at 1:02 PM on Oct. 19, 2010
Answer by Christina807 at 1:26 PM on Oct. 19, 2010
We were always told to give it over Tylenol when our kids were babies. Infant Motrin is labeled for 6 months and up. Infant Tylenol is for 2 years and up but our doctors gave us a sheet that said how much to give to smaller babies and we've used that for years without problems. Our youngest is only 3 months and I've given him Motrin lots of times because he seems to be teething already. I just give him a 1/2 dose like I was told by our doctor. I refuse to let him suffer in pain because the label says over 6 months.
We always gave Tylenol, too. When our oldest was about 7 months old she ran a fever and her doctor said to just give 1/4 dose of Tylenol (1/2 dropper instead of 2 dropper fulls).
Answer by justanotherjen at 3:19 PM on Oct. 19, 2010
Answer by AmiJanell at 7:44 PM on Oct. 19, 2010