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Is it ok to give a 16 month old childrens advil (ibuprofen)?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Yes: We avoid it in the first 6 months while baby's kidneys are maturing but it is fine at that point when used properly (dose by weight/interval.)

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A 35-year-old female asked:

What is the dosage for children's Advil (ibuprofen) for a 16 month old who weighs 23lbs?

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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Check With Doctor: Altho there are standard dosage recommendations, at that age you check with your doctor 1st.

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