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Tylenol (Acetaminophen) Dosage Chart

Tylenol can be given every 4 hours.
Do not give to children under 2 months of age.

WEIGHT
(LBS)

DOSAGE
(MGS)

INFANT ORAL
SUSPENSION
(160 MG/5 ML)

CHILDREN'S ORAL
SUSPENSION
(160 MG/5 ML)

CHEWABLE
(80 MG TAB)

JR. STRENGTH
(160 MG TAB)

ADULT TAB
(325 MG)

6 - 11 lbs

40 mg

1.25 ml = 14 tsp

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12 - 17 lbs

80 mg

2.5 ml = 12 tsp

2.5 ml = 12 tsp

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18 - 22 lbs

120 mg

3.75 ml = 34 tsp

3.75 ml = 34 tsp

112 tabs

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23 - 35 lbs

160 mg

5 ml = 1 tsp

5 ml = 1 tsp

2 tabs

1 tab

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36 - 47 lbs

240 mg

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7.5 ml = 112 tsp

3 tabs

112 tab

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48 - 59 lbs

320 mg

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10 ml = 2 tsp

4 tabs

2 tabs

1 tab

60 - 71 lbs

400 mg

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12.5 ml = 212tsp

5 tabs

212 tabs

1 tab

72 - 95 lbs

480 mg

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15 ml = 3 tsp

6 tabs

3 tabs

112 tab

96+ lbs

640 mg

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20 ml = 4 tsp

8 tabs

4 tabs

2 tabs  

                      

*      Motrin & Advil (Ibuprofen) Dosage Chart

*                     IIbuprofen can be given every 6 hours.
Do not give to children under 6 months of age.

WEIGHT
(LBS)

DOSAGE
(MGS)

INFANT ORAL
SUSPENSION
(50 MG/1.25 ML)

CHILDREN'S ORAL
SUSPENSION
(100 MG/5 ML)

CHEWABLE
(50 MG TAB)

JR. STRENGTH
(100 MG TAB)

ADULT TAB
(200 MG)

6 - 11 lbs

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12 - 17 lbs

50 mg

1.25 ml = 1 drop

2.5 ml = 12 tsp

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18 - 22 lbs

75 mg

1.875 ml = 112 drops

3.75 ml = 34 tsp

112 tabs

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23 - 35 lbs

100 mg

2.5 ml = 2 drops

5 ml = 1 tsp

2 tabs

1 tab

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36 - 47 lbs

240 mg

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7.5 ml = 112 tsp

3 tabs

112 tab

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48 - 59 lbs

320 mg

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10 ml = 2 tsp

4 tabs

2 tabs

1 tab

60 - 71 lbs

400 mg

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12.5 ml = 212 tsp

5 tabs

212 tabs

1 tab

72 - 95 lbs

480 mg

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15 ml = 3 tsp

6 tabs

3 tabs

112 tab

96+ lbs

640 mg

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20 ml = 4 tsp

8 tabs

4 tabs

2 tabs


 

 Benadryl (Diphenhydramine) Dosage Chart

Benadryl can be given every 6 hours.
Consult your physician for children under 12 months of age.

WEIGHT
(LBS)

AGE
(YEARS)

SUSPENSION
(12.5 MG/5 ML)

CHEWABLE
(12.5 MG TAB)

FASTMELTS
(12.5 MG TAB)

TAB/CAP
(25 MG)

12 - 19 lbs

1 - 112 years

2.5 ml = 12 tsp

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20 - 26 lbs

112 - 2 yrs

3.75 ml = 34 tsp

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27 - 39 lbs

2 - 4 yrs

5 ml = 1 tsp

1 tab

1 tab

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40 - 52 lbs

5 - 6 yrs

7.5 ml = 112 tsp

112 tab

112 tab

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53 - 67 lbs

7 - 8 yrs

10 ml = 2 tsp

2 tabs

2 tabs

1 tab/cap

68 - 79 lbs

9 - 10 yrs

10 - 12.5 ml = 2-212 tsp

2 - 212 tabs

2 tabs

1 tab/cap

80 - 95 lbs

11 - 12 yrs

10 - 15 ml = 2 - 3 tsp

2 - 3 tabs

2 - 3 tabs

1 tab/cap

96+ lbs

12+ years

10 - 20 ml = 2 - 4 tsp

2 - 4 tabs

2 - 4 tabs

1 - 2 tab/cap

CAUTION!!!
Benadryl can cause significant sleepiness or an unexpected hyperactivity reaction in some children.
Dosing by weight is most accurate. ** Consult your physician for any questions.


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