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OTC MEDICATION GUIDE.

Acetaminophen (Tylenol) Dosing

For children older than 2 months of age only.

Dose is every 4-6 hours. Infant’s and Children’s Tylenol are the same dose; infant’s comes with a syringe instead of a cup.

Select your child’s weight:

6-11 pounds

Dose 40 mg
Liquid (160 mg/5 mL) 1.25 mL
Chewable 80 mg (Children older than 3 years) N/A
Tylenol Jr 160 mg (Children who can swallow pills) N/A
Regular Strength Tylenol 325 mg (Older kids/teens) N/A

12-17 pounds

Dose 80 mg
Liquid (160 mg/5 mL) 2.5 mL
Chewable 80 mg (Children older than 3 years) 1 tablet
Tylenol Jr 160 mg (Children who can swallow pills) N/A
Regular Strength Tylenol 325 mg (Older kids/teens) N/A

18-23 pounds

Dose 120 mg
Liquid (160 mg/5 mL) 3.75 mL
Chewable 80 mg (Children older than 3 years) 1.5 tablets
Tylenol Jr 160 mg (Children who can swallow pills) N/A
Regular Strength Tylenol 325 mg (Older kids/teens) N/A

24-35 pounds

Dose 160 mg
Liquid (160 mg/5 mL) 5 mL
Chewable 80 mg (Children older than 3 years) 2 tablets
Tylenol Jr 160 mg (Children who can swallow pills) 1 tablet
Regular Strength Tylenol 325 mg (Older kids/teens) N/A

36-47 pounds

Dose 240 mg
Liquid (160 mg/5 mL) 7.5 mL
Chewable 80 mg (Children older than 3 years) 3 tablets
Tylenol Jr 160 mg (Children who can swallow pills) 1.5 tablets
Regular Strength Tylenol 325 mg (Older kids/teens) N/A

48-70 pounds

Dose 325 mg
Liquid (160 mg/5 mL) 10 mL
Chewable 80 mg (Children older than 3 years) 4 tablets
Tylenol Jr 160 mg (Children who can swallow pills) 2 tablets
Regular Strength Tylenol 325 mg (Older kids/teens) 1 tablet

71-95 pounds

Dose 500 mg
Liquid (160 mg/5 mL) 15 mL
Chewable 80 mg (Children older than 3 years) 6 tablets
Tylenol Jr 160 mg (Children who can swallow pills) 3 tablets
Regular Strength Tylenol 325 mg (Older kids/teens) 1.5 tablets

Ibuprofen (Motrin/Advil) Dosing

For children older than 6 months of age only.

Dose is every 6-8 hours. Infant and Children’s Motrin are different dosages, please check the label carefully.

Select your child’s weight:

12-17 pounds

Dose 50 mg
INFANT DROPS (50 mg/1.25 mL) 1.25 mL
CHILDREN’S LIQUID (100 mg/5 mL) 2.5 mL
Chewable 50 mg (Children older than 3 years) N/A
Motrin Jr 100 mg (Children who can swallow pills) N/A
Regular Strength Advil 200 mg (Older kids/teens) N/A

18-23 pounds

Dose 75 mg
INFANT DROPS (50 mg/1.25 mL) 1.875 mL
CHILDREN’S LIQUID (100 mg/5 mL) 3.75 mL
Chewable 50 mg (Children older than 3 years) 1.5 tablets
Motrin Jr 100 mg (Children who can swallow pills) N/A
Regular Strength Advil 200 mg (Older kids/teens) N/A

24-35 pounds

Dose 100 mg
INFANT DROPS (50 mg/1.25 mL) 2.5 mL
CHILDREN’S LIQUID (100 mg/5 mL) 5 mL
Chewable 50 mg (Children older than 3 years) 2 tablets
Motrin Jr 100 mg (Children who can swallow pills) 1 tablet
Regular Strength Advil 200 mg (Older kids/teens) N/A

36-47 pounds

Dose 150 mg
INFANT DROPS (50 mg/1.25 mL) 3.75 mL
CHILDREN’S LIQUID (100 mg/5 mL) 7.5 mL
Chewable 50 mg (Children older than 3 years) 3 tablets
Motrin Jr 100 mg (Children who can swallow pills) 1.5 tablets
Regular Strength Advil 200 mg (Older kids/teens) N/A

48-70 pounds

Dose 200 mg
INFANT DROPS (50 mg/1.25 mL) 5 mL
CHILDREN’S LIQUID (100 mg/5 mL) 10 mL
Chewable 50 mg (Children older than 3 years) 4 tablets
Motrin Jr 100 mg (Children who can swallow pills) 2 tablets
Regular Strength Advil 200 mg (Older kids/teens) 1 tablet

71-95 pounds

Dose 300 mg
INFANT DROPS (50 mg/1.25 mL) N/A
CHILDREN’S LIQUID (100 mg/5 mL) 15 mL
Chewable 50 mg (Children older than 3 years) 6 tablets
Motrin Jr 100 mg (Children who can swallow pills) 3 tablets
Regular Strength Advil 200 mg (Older kids/teens) 1.5 tablets

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