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Medication Dosage

If you know your child’s weight, use it for the most accurate dosage.

Download a printable Version of our Dosing Charts.

Children’s Tylenol ® (Acetaminophen) Dosage Chart

Children's Tylenol Infant ORAL Suspension Drops NEW Formulation 160mg/5ml CHILDREN’S SUSPENSION LIQUID 160mg/5ml CHILDREN’S CHEWABLE MELTAWAY 80mg each JUNIOR STRENGTH CHEWABLE MELTAWAY 160mg each ADULT REGULAR STRENGTH 320mg each ADULT EXTRA STRENGTH 500mg each
WEIGHT AGE * Dropperful* Teaspoon Meltaway Meltaway Pill Pill
6-11 lbs 0-3 mos 1/4=1.25ml
12-17 lbs 4-11 mos 1/2=2.5ml 1/2=2.5ml
18-23 lbs 12-23 mos 3/4=3.75ml 3/4=3.75ml
24-35 lbs 2-3 yrs 1=5ml 1=5ml 2
36-47 lbs 4-5 yrs 1 1/2=7.5ml 3
48-59 lbs 6-8 yrs 2=10ml 4 2 1
60-71 lbs 9-10 yrs 2 1/2=12.5ml 5 2 1/2 1
72-95 lbs 11 yrs 3=15ml 6 3 1
96 lbs & over 12 and up 4 2 1-2

All doses may be repeated every 4 hours but not more than 5 times a day. Call us if fever or pain persists for more than 3 days or if pain continues for more than 5 days. *Use infant drops only with the enclosed dropper. Do not use with other products containing acetaminophen. In case of overdose contact Poison Control at 404-616-9000.

Motrin (Ibuprophen) Dosage Chart (use over 6 mo. of age )

Children's MotrinTM Ibuprofen INFANT's ORAL DROPS 50mg/1.25ml CHILDREN’S SUSPENSION 100mg/5ml JUNIOR STRENGTH CHEWABLE/CAPLETS 100mg each ADULT MOTRIN IB 200mg each
WEIGHT AGE Dropperful Teaspoon Tablet Pill
12-17 lbs 6-11 mos 1.25ml 1/2=2.5ml
18-23 lbs 12-23 mos 1.875ml 3/4=3.75ml
24-35 lbs 2-3 yrs 2.5ml 1=5ml
36-47 lbs 4-5 yrs 1 1/2=7.5ml 1 1/2
48-59 lbs 6-8 yrs 2=10ml 2
60-71 lbs 9-10 yrs 2 1/2=12.5ml 3
72-95 lbs 11 yrs 3=15ml 3

Motrin (ibuprofen) can be given every 6-8 hours but not more than 4 times a day.
It can only be used for children over 6 months of age.
Call us if fever persists for more than 3 days or pain continues for more than 5 days.