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Motrin Children's Grape is a grape-flavored liquid suspension of ibuprofen intended for children between the ages of 2 and 11 years. It is used as a pain reliever and fever reducer and is clinically proven to provide relief for various types of pain, such as minor aches and pains due to the common cold, flu, sore throat, headache, and toothache.
It is a grape-flavored suspension liquid that contains ibuprofen as its active ingredient. Ibuprofen belongs to a group of drugs called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and works by reducing inflammation and pain in the body. In the case of children's Motrin, it is used to relieve minor aches and pains and reduce fever in children aged 2 to 11. When taken as directed, Motrin Children's Grape can provide up to eight hours of relief from these symptoms.
Use and Dosage
To use Motrin Children's Grape, follow the dosing instructions provided by a healthcare practitioner or on the product label. Shake the bottle well before administering the medication to your child. The dose may be measured using the provided dosing cup or given by a healthcare provider.
The recommended dosages vary depending on the age and weight of the child and the severity of the symptoms being treated. Do not exceed the recommended dose and avoid giving the medication to a child without consulting a healthcare practitioner. Do not give more than 6 tablets in 24 hours unless directed by a doctor.
The medication should be stored at room temperature and kept out of reach of children. If the symptoms persist or worsen after taking the medication, seek medical attention.
Common Side Effects of Motrin Childrens Grape (Ibuprofen non - Rx):
- Stomach pain
Serious Side Effects of Motrin Childrens Grape (Ibuprofen non - Rx):
- Increased risk of heart attack, stroke, or other cardiovascular problems, especially when used for long-term or high-dose use
- Allergic reactions, including hives, itching, and difficulty breathing
- Stomach bleeding, ulcers, or other digestive problems
- Kidney damage or failure
- High blood pressure (hypertension) or worsened hypertension in people with pre-existing high blood pressure
- Ringing in the ears or hearing loss (when taken in high doses)
Forms and Strength
Motrin Childrens Grape (Ibuprofen non - Rx) is available in the following forms and strength:
Motrin Childrens Grape: Suspension (Grape)
- Follow the recommended dosage and frequency of administration.
- Keep the medication out of reach of children.
- Do not administer the medication to a child without consulting a healthcare practitioner.
- Discontinue use and seek medical attention if side effects occur, such as allergic reactions, stomach pain, or rashes.
- Store the medication at room temperature and avoid exposing it to high heat or moisture.
- Ibuprofen may interact with other medications or medical conditions, disclose all medications and medical history to the healthcare practitioner before using.
- Ibuprofen may increase the risk of heart attack, stroke, or other cardiovascular problems, especially when used for long-term or high-dose use.
- Avoid using ibuprofen with aspirin or other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs unless directed by a healthcare practitioner.
- People with bleeding or clotting disorders or a history of stomach bleeding, ulcers, or other digestive problems should consult a healthcare practitioner before using ibuprofen.
- Grapefruit juice can affect the way ibuprofen works, avoid consuming grapefruit juice while taking ibuprofen.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
How often can I give my child ibuprofen?
The recommended dosage and frequency of administration may vary depending on the age and weight of the child. Follow the dosing instructions provided by the healthcare practitioner or on the product label.
Can ibuprofen be given with other medications?
Ibuprofen can interact with certain medications and medical conditions. Disclose all medications and medical history to the healthcare practitioner before using ibuprofen or any other over-the-counter medications.
How long can my child take ibuprofen?
The length of treatment may vary depending on the condition being treated and the severity of symptoms. Follow the dosing instructions provided by the healthcare practitioner or on the product label and seek medical attention if symptoms persist or worsen.
It's important to purchase Motrin Childrens Grape from verified Canadian pharmacy.