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Dosing Charts

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Acetaminophen (Tylenol) Dosing Chart:

 

Child's Weight & DosingInfant Drops (New) 160 mg/5 mL per teaspoonLiquid 160 mg/5 mL per teaspoonChildren's Chewable Tablets (80 mg each)Junior Strength Chewable Tablets (160 mg each)Adult Strength Tablets
6-10 lbs
(40 mg)
1.25 mL1/4 tsp OR 1.25 mL
11-16 lbs
(80 mg)
2.5 mL1/2 tsp OR 2.5 mL
17-22 lbs
(120 mg)
3.75 mL3/4 tsp OR 3/75 mL1.5 tablets
23-33 lbs
(160 mg)
5 mL1 tsp OR 5 mL2 tablets1 tablet1/2 tablet
34-45 lbs
(240 mg)
1 1/2 tsp OR 7.5 mL3 tablets1.5 tablets3/4 tablet
46-56 lbs
(320-325 mg)
2 tsp OR 10 mL4 tablets2 tablets1 tablet
57-68 lbs
(400 mg)
2 1/2 tsp OR 12.5 mL5 tablets2.5 tablets1.25 tablets
69-79 lbs
(480 mg)
3 tsp OR 15 mL6 tablets3 tablets1.5 tablets
80-90 lbs
(560 mg)
3.5 tablets1.75 tablets
91+ lbs
(640-650 mg)
4 tablets2 tablets

Ibuprofen (Advil & Motrin) Dosing Chart:

 

Child's Weight & DosingInfant Drops 50 mg/1.25 mLLiquid 100 mg/5 mLChildren's Chewable Tablets (50 mg each)Junior Strength Chewable Tablets (100 mg each)Adult Strength Tablets (200 mg each)
10-14 lbs (50 mg)1.25 mL1/4 tsp OR 1.25 mL
15-19 lbs (75 mg)1.875 mL1/2 tsp OR 2.5 mL
20-29 lbs (100 mg)2.5 mL1 tsp OR 5 mL2 tablets1 tablet.5 tablets
30-39 lbs (150 mg)1.5 tsp OR 7.5 mL3 tablets1.5 tablets.75 tablets
40-49 lbs (200 mg)2 tsp OR 10 mL4 tablets2 tablets1 tablet
50-59 lbs (250 mg)2.5 tsp OR 12.5 mL5 tablets2.5 tablets1.25 tablets
60-69 lbs (300 mg)3 tsp OR 15 mL6 tablets3 tablets1.75 tablets
70-79 lbs (350 mg)4 tablets2 tablets
80+ lbs (400 mg)4 tablets2 tablets
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