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    Any reason that a 7 year old can't take a regular advil?

    I am out of children's advil and Alyssa is feeling crummy. Her dose is 2 teaspoons (200 mg) which is the same as one tablet. She can swallow it no problem, any reason I can't do this? Thanks
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    I think it is fine if it is the same milligrams.


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    I would go for it. I sometimes take their chewables if I don't have any of mine on hand. The same mg should be fine.

    I would give it to her with lots of water and some food, it may upset her stomach more than the childrens....not sure why I think that though, probably just because it can be tough on tummies. That's what I would do anyway!

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    U can give it if she knows how to swallow, the only thing is I think the liquid would work faster thats all.
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    it's fine as long as you checked the weight dosage (which you did).
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    Yes! Our ped said Sierra could take one regular adult ibuprofen (200mg)

    Hope she feels all better soon!
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    been doing this for some time... its cheaper!!!!!


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    I don't know... I guess if the dosage is ok... but I would call your pharmacist just to be sure you are dosing correctly... they are the experts...
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