Boots Pharmaceuticals Ibuprofen 3 Months Plus 100 mg/ 5 ml Oral Suspension - 100ml Strawberry Flavour


Relief of cold and flu symptoms and fever after vaccination.
See details below, always read the label.
Suitable for: Children 3 months and over
Active ingredients: Ibuprofen


Pharmacy product

In order to buy non-prescription medicines you must be a registered user of our site as we are obliged to record your transaction history. We also ask that you complete our questionnaire so our pharmacy team can check that this product is suitable for you to buy.

Will you be claiming the VAT back?

Disabled or chronically sick people can claim VAT relief on purchases for personal or domestic use that are applicable to their disability or sickness.

Maximum quantity reached

Add to basket
Check store stock

Collect 8 Boots Advantage Card points with this purchase

Arrow Product details

For the fast, effective relief of mild to moderate pain such as teething pain, toothache, other dental pain, sore throat, headaches, minor aches and sprains and rheumatic and muscular pain. It can also be used to relieve the symptoms of colds and flu and to reduce fever, including fever after vaccination at 3 months of age.

With dosing syringe

Colour free

Sugar free

Suitable for

Children 3 months to 10 years of age


Age restriction

You must be at least 16 years old to purchase this product

How to use

Please read the enclosed leaflet carefully before use.

Check the cap seal is not broken before first use. If it is, do not give the medicine.

It is important to shake the bottle for at least 10 seconds before use.

Always use the syringe supplied with the pack. The syringe can be used to measure 2.5 ml or 5 ml by drawing the liquid to the correct mark on the syringe.

Give this medicine to your child to swallow.

Age How much How often
3 months up to 6 months weighing over 5kg 2.5 ml 3 times in 24 hours
6 months up to 1 year 2.5 ml 3 to 4 times in 24 hours
1 year up to 4 years 5 ml 3 times in 24 hours
4 years up to 7 years 7.5 ml 3 times in 24 hours
7 years up to 10 years 10 ml 3 times in 24 hours

Don't give more often than every 4 hours

Give the lowest amount for the shortest possible time to relieve the symptoms

For infants aged 3 to 5 months, if symptoms worsen or do not go away within 24 hours talk to your doctor.

For a child of 6 months of age and over, if this medicinal product is required for more than 3 days, or if symptoms worsen talk to your doctor.



Other uses

For fever relief after vaccinations at 3 months of age: Give 2.5 ml. Give a second 2.5 ml after 6 hours, if you need to. Don't give any more medicine. See your doctor if fever continues.
Warning: Do not exceed the stated dose.
Directions for using the syringe:
1. Shake the bottle for at least 10 seconds before use.
2. Push the syringe firmly into the plug (hole) in the neck of the bottle.


3. To fill the syringe, turn the bottle upside down. Whilst holding the syringe in place, gently pull the plunger down drawing the medicine to the correct mark (2.5 ml or 5 ml) on the syringe.
4. Turn the bottle the right way up, and then genlty twist the syringe to remove from the bottle plug.

5. Place the end of the syringe into the child's mouth, normally to the side of the mouth between the gums and cheek. Press the plunger down to slowly and gently release the medicine.
6. If the table advises you to give more than 5 ml of the medicine, repeat steps 2 to 5 to give your child the correct amount of medicine

After use replace the cap on the top of the bottle tightly.


Wash the syringe in warm water and allow to dry.


If you need more advice ask your pharmacist.

Hazards and Cautions

Before you give this medicine

Do not give:

  • If your child is under 3 months old, or weighs less than 5 kg
  • If your child has a stomach ulcer, perforation or bleeding, or has had one twice or more in the past
  • If your child is allergic to ibuprofen or any other ingredients in the product, aspirin or other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medicines
  • If your child is taking aspirin with a daily dose above 75 mg, or other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medicines

Talk to your pharmacist or doctor:

  • If your child has, or has had asthma, diabetes, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, a stroke, heart, liver, kidney or bowel problems

If you are an adult and:
  • you are elderly
  • you smoke
  • you are breastfeeding
  • you are pregnant or trying to become pregnant


Do not store above 25°C

Keep all medicines out of the sight and reach of children.

Use by the date on the end flap of the carton


  • This is a medicine; Consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have an underlying medical condition, are taking any other medication or complementary therapy, or if symptoms persist.
  • Seek advice if you suffer from allergies.
  • Keep all medicines out of the reach of children.

Active ingredients



Active ingredients: Each 5ml of oral suspension contains Ibuprofen 100 mg.

Also contains: maltitol liquid (E965), sodium citrate, sodium saccharin, sodium chloride more less

Delivery options

Order & Collect
Collect your order for free at one of over 2200 stores

Standard Delivery
£3.50 or free when you spend £45 or more

Next Day Delivery
£4.75 - place before 7pm for delivery the next day. Excludes weekends

Named Day Delivery
£3.95 - choose a weekday within the next 14 days for delivery

Saturday Delivery
£5.50 - usually delivered between 7am - 1pm

For more information see our delivery help or view our returns policy.