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

100 ML | £2.65 per 100ML

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Relief of cold and flu symptoms and fever after vaccination.
See details below, always read the label.
Suitable for: Children 3 months to 10 years of age
Active ingredients: Ibuprofen


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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


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

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


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.


Patient Information Leaflets are updated periodically by the manufacturer.

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.

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

Do not give to babies aged 3-6 months for more than 24 hours. If symptoms persist after 24 hours or worsen, consult your doctor.

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

For infants aged 3 to 6 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 vaccination at 3 months of age for infants weighing more than 5kg: 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.



Do not give to children under 3 months of age or babies weighing less than 5kg.


For short term use only.


For patients with sensitive stomachs the medicine can be taken with or after food.


Warning: Do not take more medicine than the label tells you to.
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 gently 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. Store all medicines out of the sight and reach of children.
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 this medicine if your baby or child:
  • is under 3 months old, or weighs less than 5 kg
  • has a stomach ulcer, perforation or bleeding, or has had one twice or more in the past
  • is allergic to ibuprofen or any other ingredients in the product, aspirin or other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medicines
  • has severe heart, kidney or liver failure
  • is taking aspirin with a daily dose above 75 mg, or other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medicines


Talk to your pharmacist or doctor before giving this medicine if your baby or child:
  • has or has had asthma, diabetes, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, a stroke, heart, liver or kidney problems, chronic inflammatory bowel disease such as Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis, connective tissue disorders such as SLE (Systemic Lupus Erythematosus); is dehydrated; has chicken pox; has an infection


This medicine is intended for children aged between 3 months and 10 years.


If you are an adult taking this medicine
Speak to a pharmacist or doctor before taking if you are:
  • Elderly, or a smoker
  • Breastfeeding, pregnant, or trying to become pregnant


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

Do not store above 25°C
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 before using if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, breastfeeding or suffer from allergies                 

Active ingredients

Ibuprofen more less

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