Dosage Guide - Pediatric

WEIGHT*Infant Drops (old dose) (80mg/0.8ml)

Chewable Tabs

(80mg)

Infant (New) / Children’s Elixir or Syrup (160mg/tsp)
6-11 pounds

0.4ml (1/2 dropper)

ask doctor


1.25ml

12-17 pounds

0.8ml (1 dropper)

ask doctor

ask doctor2.5ml
18-23 pounds

1.2ml (1 1/2 dropper)

ask doctor

ask doctor3.75ml
24-35 pounds

1.6ml (2 droppers)

ask doctor

2 tablets1 teaspoon
36-47 pounds
3 tablets1 1/2 teaspoons

Tylenol® (Acetaminophen)


(Source: www.tylenol.com)

WEIGHT*
Infant Drops (50mg/1.25 ml)
Chewable Tabs (50mg)- low level



Chewable Tabs (100mg) - high level


Elixir or Syrup (100mg/tsp)
12-17 pounds
1.25 ml (1 dropper)
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18-23 pounds
1.875 ml (1½ droppers) 
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24-35 pounds
2.5 ml (2 droppers)
2 tabletsask doctor1 teaspoon
36-47 pounds
3.75 ml (3 droppers)
3 tabletsask doctor1 ½ teaspoons

Advil® (Ibuprofen)


IBUPROFEN DOSAGE: Every 6- 8 hours as needed. Avoid until 6 mo.



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Under 2 years, consult doctor, due to rapid weight gain.

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