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Dosage Information

Acetaminophen
Tylenol
Suspension drops and orginal drops 80 mg/0.8 ml dropperful Chewable Tablets 80 mg tabs Suspension Liquid and Original Elixir 160 mg/5ml Junior strength 160 mg Caplets and Chewables Regular strength 325 mg Caplets and Tablets Extra Strength 500 mg caplets and gelcaps
5 - 11 lbs / 2.5-5.4 kg
0.4 -0.8 ml
12 - 17 lbs / 5.5 - 7.9 kg
0.8 - 1.2 ml
1/2 - 3/4 tsp
18 - 23 lbs / 8.0 - 10.9 kg
1.2 - 1.6 ml
3/4 - 1 tsp
24 - 35 lbs / 11.0 - 15.9 kg
1.6 - 2.4 ml
2 - 3 tabs
1 - 1 1/2 tsp
36 - 47 lbs / 16.0 - 21.9 kg
3 - 4 tabs
1 1/2 - 2 tsp
48 - 59 lbs / 22.0 - 26.9 kg
4 - 5 tabs
2 - 2 1/2 tsp
2 - 2 1/2 tabs
60 - 71 lbs / 27.0 - 31.9 kg
5 - 6 tabs
2 1/2 - 3 tsp
2 1/2 - 3 tabs
72 - 95 lbs / 32.0 - 43.9 kg
6 - 8 tabs
3 - 4 tsp
3 - 4 tabs
adults and children
96 - 124 lbs / 44 - 60 kg
4 tabs
2 tabs
adults and children
>125 lbs / 60 kg
2 caps/gel

 

Ibuprofen
Advil & Motrin

Pediatric Drops
100 mg per 2.5 ml

1/2 teaspoon

Suspension
100 mg per 5 ml
1 teaspoon
Children's Advil Chewable Tablets 50/mg tablet
Junior Strength Advil Chewable Tablets 100 mg/ tablet
Junior Strength Advil Swallowable Tablets 100 mg/ tablet
Weight lbs.
Age
Fever at/under 102.5 F
Fever
Over
102.5 F
Fever at/under 102.5 F
Fever
Over
102.5 F
13 - 17
6 - 11 mos
.625 ml
1.25 ml
1/4 tsp / 25 mg
1/2 tsp / 50 mg
18 - 23
12 - 23 mos
1.25 ml
2.5 ml
1/2 tsp / 50 mg
1 tsp /
100 mg
24 - 35
2 - 3 yrs
2.5 ml
1 tsp
2 tabs
36 - 47
4 - 5 yrs
1 1/2 tsp
3 tabs
48 - 59
6 - 8 yrs
2 tsp
4 tabs
2 tabs
2 tabs
60 - 71
9 - 10 yrs
2 1/2 tsp
5 tabs
2 1/2 tabs
2 tabs
72 - 95
11 yrs
3 tsp
6 tabs
3 tabs
3 tabs

November 2001