Tylenol/Motrin dosing

Pediatric Tylenol/Motrin Dosing Chart byWeight

 

Acetaminophen (Tylenol) DosingChart

May give acetaminophen dose every 4 - 6hours:

Weight

Tylenol MilligramDosage

Tylenol Infant drops   80mg/0.8ml

Tylenol Children’s liquid   160mg/5ml

Tylenol Chewables 80mg each

Tylenol Junior 160mg each

6 - 8 lbs

40mg

½ dropper (0.4ml)

N/A

N/A

N/A

9   – 11 lbs

60mg

¾ dropper (0.6ml)

N/A

N/A

N/A

12   – 17 lbs

80mg

1 dropper (0.8ml)

½ tsp (2.5 ml)

N/A

N/A

18   – 23 lbs

120mg

1 ½ dropper (1.2ml)

3/4 tsp (3.75ml)

N/A

N/A

24   – 35 lbs

160mg

2 droppers (1.6ml)

1 tsp (5ml)

2 tablets

1 tablet

36   – 47 lbs

240mg

3 droppers (2.4ml)

1 ½ tsp (7.5ml)

3tablets

1 ½tablet

48   – 59 lbs

320mg

N/A

2 tsp (10ml)

4 tablets

2 tablets

60 - 71 lbs

400mg

N/A

2 ½ tsp (12.5ml)

5 tablets

2 ½ tablets

72   – 95 lbs

500mg

N/A

3 tsp (15ml)

6 tablets

3 tablets

Note: Tylenol suppositories can be used if the child is vomiting or is very resistant totakingmedicine by mouth.

               The suppositories can be cut-up to get the properdose.

Ibuprofen (Motrin / Advil) DosingChart

May give ibuprofen dose every 6 - 8hours:

Weight

Motrin Milligram Dosage

Motrin Infantdrops50mg/1.25ml

Motrin Children's liquid 100mg/5ml

Motrin Chewables 50mg each

Motrin Junior   100m geach

12 – 17lbs

50mg

1 dropper (1.25ml)

½ tsp   (2.5ml)

N/A

N/A

18 – 23lbs

75mg

1 ½   dropper (1.875ml)

3/4 tsp (3.75ml)

N/A

N/A

24 – 35lbs

100mg

2 droppers (2.5ml)

1 tsp (5ml)

2tablets

1tablet

36 – 47lbs

150mg

3 droppers (3.75ml)

1 ½   tsp (7.5ml)

3tablets

1 ½tablet

48 – 59lbs

200mg

N/A

2 tsp (10ml)

4tablets

2tablets

60 – 71lbs

250mg

N/A

2 ½   tsp (12.5ml)

5tablets

2 ½tablets

72 – 95lbs

300mg

N/A

3 tsp (15ml)

6tablets

3tablets

Note: Motrin should NOT be given to infants less than 6 monthsold.