A voluntary recall for three liquid infant Ibuprofens sold at Walmart, CVS and Family Dollar have been issued. Three lots of Infants’ Ibuprofen Concentrated Oral Suspension, USP (NSAID) 50 mg per 1.25 mL — sold in 0.5 oz. bottles in stores — have been found to “potentially have higher concentrations of ibuprofen.”
The liquid ibuprofen, which is intended to be used as a pain reliever and fever reducer, is sold under the names Family Wellness, Equate, and CVS Health.
They may be more vulnerable to permanent nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID)-associated kidney injury. Babies and young children may also experience nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain or diarrhea. Possible adverse effects include tinnitus, headache and gastrointestinal bleeding.