Franklin Park Pediatrics Pediatrician Toledo Ohio
Pediatricians in Toledo, Ohio

ACETAMINOPHEN AND IBUPROFEN DOSAGES



DOSAGES FOR ACETAMINOPHEN*
* Acetaminophen = Tylenol = Tempra = Liquiprim = Panadol = Generic Brand.
All dosages may be repeated every 4 hours, but not more than 5 times per day. Consult your physician if fever persists for more than 3 days or if pain continues for more than 5 days.


Weight

Age

Infant's Suspension &
Original Drops*
80mg/0.8mL

Children'Suspension
Liquid & Elixir*
160mg/5 mL

Children's Chewable
Tablets*
80 mg each

Junior Strength Chewable
Tablets/Caplets*
160 mg,e.li

 

 

 

 

CO

1

6-11 lbs.

0-3 mos.

1/2

 

 

 

12-17 lbs.

4-11 mos.

1

1/2

 

 

18-23 lbs.

12-23 mos.

11/2

3/4

 

 

24-35 lbs.

2-3 yrs.

2

1

2

 

36-47 lbs.

4-5 yrs.

 

1 1/2

3

 

48-59 lbs.

6-8 yrs.

 

2

_
4

2

60-71 lbs.

9-10 yrs.

 

2 1/2

5

2 1/2

72-95 lbs.

11 yrs.

 

3

6

3
_.

.
96 lbs. & over

12 yrs.

 

 

 

4

DOSAGES FOR IBUPROFEN*
* Ibuprofen = Motrin = Advil = Nuprin = Generic Brand.
All dosages may be repeated every 6 hours, but not more than 3 times per day. Consult your physician if fever persists for more than 3 days or if pain continues for more than 5 days.


Weight

Age

Original Drops
40mg/ ml
(dose by dropper)

Suspension Liquid
100mg/5 ml
(dose by teaspoon)

Chewable Tablets
50 mg each

Chewable Tablets
100 mg each

Caplets
100 mg each

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Fever
under
102.5°

Fever
over
102.5°

Fever
under
102.5°

Fever
over
102.5°

Fever
under
102.5°

Fever
over
102.5°

Fever
under
102.5°

Fever
over
102.5°

Fever
under
102.5°

Fever
over
102.5°

12-17 lbs.

6-11 mos.

1/2

1

1/4

1/2

 

 

 

 

 

.

18-23 lbs.

_
12-23 mos.

1

2

1/2

1

1

2

1/2

1

 

 

24-35 lbs.

2-3 yrs.

11/2

3

3/4

1 1/2

 

 

 

 

 

 

36-47 lbs.

4-5 yrs.

 

,

1

2

 

.

 

 

 

 

48-59 lbs.

6-8 yrs.

 

_

11/4

,
21/2

21/2

5

11/4

21/2

11/4

21/2

60-71 lbs.

9-10 yrs.

 

_

1 1/2

..
3

3

6

11/2

3

11/2

3

72-95 lbs.

.          11 yrs.

.

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,     2

4

4

8

2

4

2

4

 

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