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Dosage Chart


ACETAMINOPHEN (TYLENOL®)

DOSAGE FOR CHILDREN

CHILD'S WEIGHT & AGE INFANTS' ACETAMINOPHEN SUSPENSION LIQUID 160 MG/5ML CHILDREN'S ACETAMINOPHEN SUSPENSION LIQUID 160 MG/5ML CHILDREN'S TYLENOL® CHEWABLE TABLET 160 MG/TABLET
6-11 lbs
0-3 Months
Consult your doctor
12-17 lbs
4-11 Months
Consult your doctor
18-23 lbs
12-23 Months
Consult your doctor
24-35 lbs
2-3 Years
5mL (1 tsp) 5mL (1 tsp) 1 tablet
36-47 lbs
4-5 Years
7.5mL (1½ tsp) 1½ tablets
48-59 lbs
6-8 Years
10mL (2 tsp) 2 tablet
60-71 lbs
9-10 Years
12.5mL (2½ tsp) 2½ tablets
72-95 lbs
11 Years
15mL (3 tsp) 3 tablets

Source:
Tylenol.com

DOSAGE FOR AGES 12 & UP

Regular Strength TYLENOL® Tablets Regular Strength TYLENOL® Liquid Gels Extra Strength TYLENOL®
2 Tablets
Every 4-6 hours while symptoms last
2 Capsules
Every 4-6 hours while symptoms last
2 Caplets
Every 8 hours while symptoms last
Not to exceed 10 tablets in 24 hours, unless directed by a doctor Not to exceed 10 capsules in 24 hours, unless directed by a doctor Not to exceed 6 caplets in 24 hours, unless directed by a doctor

Source:
Tylenol.com

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IBUPROFIN (ADVIL® / ASPIRIN)

DOSAGE FOR CHILDREN

CHILD'S WEIGHT & AGE INFANT'S ADVIL® CONCENTRATED DROPS FOR AGES 6-23 MONTHS INFANT'S ADVIL® SUSPENSION FOR AGES 2-11 YEARS JUNIOR STRENGTH ADVIL® CHEWABLES FOR AGES 6-11 YEARS JUNIOR STRENGTH ADVIL® TABLETS FOR AGES 6-11 YEARS
12-17 lbs
0-11 Months*
1.25mL
18-23 lbs
12-23 Months
1.875mL
24-35 lbs
2-3 Years
1 tsp.
36-47 lbs
4-5 Years
1½ tsp
48-59 lbs
6-8 Years
2 tsp 2 tablets 2 tablets
60-71 lbs
9-10 Years
2½ tsp 2½ tablets 2½ tablets
72-95 lbs
11 Years
3 tsp 3 tablets 3 tablets

* Consult your doctor for children under 6 months.

For adults and children 12 years old and over, take one 200mg tablet, caplet, or Liqui-Gels® every 4 to 6 hours while symptoms persist. If your pain or fever doesn’t respond to one pill, two tablets, caplets or Liqui-Gels® may be used. DO NOT take more than 6 tablets, caplets or Liqui-Gels® (1200mg in total) in a 24-hour period, unless directed by a doctor.

source:
Childrens.Advil.com
Advil.com

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