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Acetaminophen (Tylenol) Dosing Chart

May give acetaminophen dose every 4 - 6 hours:

Weight Tylenol
Milligram
Dosage
Old Tylenol
Infant drops
80mg/0.8ml
Tylenol
Infant/Children’s liquid
160mg/5ml
Tylenol
Chewables
80mg each
Tylenol
Junior
160mg each
6 - 8 lbs 40 mg ½ dropper (0.4 ml) ¼ tsp (1.25 ml) N/A N/A
9 – 11 lbs 60 mg ¾ dropper (0.6 ml) â…“ tsp (1.875 ml) N/A N/A
12 – 17 lbs 80 mg 1 dropper (0.8 ml) ½ tsp (2.5 ml) N/A N/A
18 – 23 lbs 120 mg 1 ½ dropper (1.2 ml) 3/4 tsp (3.75 ml) N/A N/A
24 – 35 lbs 160 mg 2 droppers (1.6 ml) 1 tsp (5 ml) 2 tablets 1 tablet
36 – 47 lbs 240 mg 3 droppers (2.4 ml) 1 ½ tsp (7.5 ml) 3 tablets 1 ½ tablet
48 – 59 lbs 320 mg N/A 2 tsp (10 ml) 4 tablets 2 tablets
60 - 71 lbs 400 mg N/A 2 ½ tsp (12.5 ml) 5 tablets 2 ½ tablets
72 – 95 lbs 500 mg N/A 3 tsp (15 ml) 6 tablets 3 tablets

 


Ibuprofen (Motrin / Advil) Dosing Chart

May give ibuprofen dose every 6 - 8 hours:

Weight Motrin
Milligram
Dosage
Motrin
Infant drops
50mg/1.25ml
Motrin
Children's liquid
100mg/5ml
Motrin
Chewables
50mg each
Motrin Junior
100mg each
12 – 17 lbs 50 mg 1 dropper (1.25 ml) ½ tsp (2.5 ml) N/A N/A
18 – 23 lbs 75 mg 1 ½ dropper (1.875 ml) 3/4 tsp (3.75 ml) N/A N/A
24 – 35 lbs 100 mg 2 droppers (2.5 ml) 1 tsp (5 ml) 2 tablets 1 tablet
36 – 47 lbs 150 mg 3 droppers (3.75 ml) 1 ½ tsp (7.5 ml) 3 tablets 1 ½ tablet
48 – 59 lbs 200 mg N/A 2 tsp (10 ml) 4 tablets 2 tablets
60 – 71 lbs 250 mg N/A 2 ½ tsp (12.5 ml) 5 tablets 2 ½ tablets
72 – 95 lbs 300 mg N/A 3 tsp (15 ml) 6 tablets 3 tablets

 

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