Common Medications and Dosages

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Common Medications And Dosage Tables

 

Tylenol (generic:Acetaminophen)

The infant dosing of Acetaminophen will soon be taken off the market and only one concentration will be available. Until then we will continue to show dosing for the concentrated Infant’s Drops.

Infant’s Tylenol (concentrated drops): 80mg/0.8mL

WEIGHT (LBS) AGE (MONTHS) DOSE (ML)
6-11 lbs 0-3 mos 0.4 mL
12-17 lbs 4-11 mos 0.8 mL
18-23 lbs 12-23 mos 1.2 mL = 0.8 + 0.4 mL
24-35 lbs 24-36 mos 1.6 mL = 0.8 + 0.8 mL

Motrin or Advil (generic:Ibuprofen)

Infant’s Motrin (concentrated drops): 50mg/1.25 mL

WEIGHT (LBS) AGE (MONTHS) DOSE (ML)
6-11 lbs less than 6 mos NOT RECOMMENDED
12-17 lbs 6-11 mos 1.25 mL
18-23 lbs 12-23 mos 1.875 mL

Children’s Motrin: 100 mg/5 mL

WEIGHT (LBS) AGE (YEARS) DOSE (ML)
24-35 lbs 2-3 yrs 5 mL or 1 tsp
36-47 lbs 4-5 yrs 7.5 mL or 1.5 tsp
48-59 lbs 6-8 yrs 10 mL or 2 tsp
60-71 lbs 9-10 yrs 12.5 mL or 2.5 tsp
72-95 lbs 11-12 yrs 15 mL or 3 tsp

 

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