Dosage Guide - Pediatric


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

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Advil®

(Ibuprofen)

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

WEIGHT Infant Drops (50mg/1.25mL) Chewable Tabs (50mg) low level Chewable Tabs (100mg) high level Elixir or Syrup (100mg/tsp)
12-17 pounds 1.25 mL (1 dropper) ask doctor ask doctor ask doctor
18-23 pounds 1.875 mL (1 ½ droppers) ask doctor ask doctor ask doctor
24-35 pounds 2.5 mL (2 droppers) 2 tablets ask doctor 1 teaspoon
36-47 pounds 3.75 mL (3 droppers) 3 tablets ask doctor 1 ½ teaspoons


Tylenol®

(Acetaminophen) (Source: www.tylenol.com)

WEIGHT Infant Drops (old dose) (80mg/0.8mL) Chewable Tabs (80mg) Infant (New) / Children's Elixir or Syrup (160mg/tsp)
6-11 pounds 0.4 mL (½ dropper) ask doctor   1.25 mL
12-17 pounds 0.8 mL (1 dropper) ask doctor ask doctor 2.5 mL
18-23 pounds 1.2 mL (1 ½ dropper) ask doctor ask doctor 3.75 mL
24-35 pounds 1.6 mL (2 droppers) ask doctor 2 tablets 1 teaspoon
36-47 pounds   3 tablets 1 ½ teaspoons

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Monday-Friday: 8am-5pm
Appointments: 651-653-0062

Urgent Care / After-Hours Care

We offer same day appointments during regular clinic hours for Urgent Care.

After-hours our doctors are on-call through our answering service: 651-653-0062