Allergy alert: Ibuprofen may cause a severe allergic reaction, especially in people allergic to aspirin. Symptoms may include: hives; facial swelling; asthma (wheezing); shock; skin reddening; rash; blisters. If an allergic reaction occurs, stop use and seek medical help right away.
Stomach bleeding warning: This product contains an NSAID, which may cause severe stomach bleeding. The chance is higher if the child has had stomach ulcers or bleeding problems; takes a blood thinning (anticoagulant) or steroid drug; takes other drugs containing prescription or nonprescription NSAIDs [aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxens, or others]; takes more or for a longer time than directed.
Do not use if the child has ever had an allergic reaction to any other pain reliever/fever reducer; right before or after heart surgery.
Ask a doctor before use if stomach bleeding warning applies to the child; child has problems or serious side effects from taking pain relievers or fever reducers; child has a history of stomach problems, such as heartburn; child has high blood pressure, heart disease, liver cirrhosis, kidney disease, or asthma; child has not been drinking fluids; child has lost a lot of fluid due to vomiting or diarrhea; child is taking a diuretic.
Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if the child is under a doctor's care for any serious condition; taking any other drug.
When using this product take with food or milk if stomach upset occurs; the risk of heart attack or stroke may increase if you use more than directed or for longer than directed.
Stop use and ask a doctor if child experiences any of the following signs of stomach bleeding:
feels faints; vomits blood; has bloody or black stools; has stomach pain that does not get better; child does not get any relief within first day (24 hours) of treatment; fever or ain gets worse or last more than 3 days; redness or swelling is present in the painful area; any new symptoms appear.
In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.