Dosing: Frequently Asked Questions
What should I do if my child has taken an overdose of the Children's Advil?
We recommend that you contact a poison control center or local emergency room immediately.
How long does the product's effect last? How often can I give it?
The effect may last up to 6 to 8 hours. The dosing should be repeated every 6 to 8 hours, if needed. Children's Advil products should be used according to the label directions, unless otherwise directed by a doctor. You should consult your doctor with any questions before taking Children's Advil.
Can I give my child a dose of Children's Advil if the fever increases before the recommended six hours have passed?
We do not recommend administering another dose before 6 hours have passed. Talk to your healthcare provider about using an additional dose before 6 hours have passed. In any case, if you note that the fever gets worse or lasts more than 3 days, stop the use of the product and consult your healthcare provider or doctor.
How long can my child take Children's Advil?
Do not use Children's Advil for more than 3 days for pain or fever unless directed by a doctor. Children's Advil products should be used according to the label directions, unless otherwise directed by your doctor. You should consult your doctor with any questions before taking Children's Advil.