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Current Immunization Schedule

Childhood Immunization Support Program

Family Medical Leave Act

Child Passenger Safety

SIDS: Back to Sleep

The Injury Prevention Program

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

Sports Injuries

Instruction Guides

Reading Checkup Guide

Audio presentations on various topics

 

RECOMMENDED DOSAGES FOR ACETAMINOPHEN
(Tylenol)

Every Four (4) Hours
CHILD'S AGE Infant Droppers 80mg/.8ml Syrup Elixir 160ml/5ml Children's Chewable 80mg tabs JR Strength Chewable 160mg tabs Adult
325 mg tabs
Adult
500 mg tabs
6 weeks
6.5 lbs
dropper None None None None None
3 months
11 - 15 lbs
1 dropper None None None None None
6 months 15.5 - 20 lbs 1 dropper None None None None None
1 year
20 - 24 lbs
1 dropper tsp None None None None
18 months
24 - 26 lbs
2 droppers 1 tsp 2 tabs None None None
2 - 3 years
26 - 31 lbs
2 droppers 1 tsp 2 tabs None None None
4 - 5 years
35 - 40 lbs
None 1 tsp 3 tabs 1 tabs None None
6 - 7 years
44 - 48 lbs
None 2 tsp 4 tabs 2 tabs 1 tab None
8 - 9 years
55 - 62 lbs
None 2 tsp 5 tabs 2 tabs 1 tab None
10 years
70 lbs
None 3 tsp 6 tabs 3 tabs 1 tab 1 tab
11 - 12 years 70 - 95 lbs None 3 tsp 7 tabs 3 tabs 1 tab 1 tab
13 & Up
97 lbs
None None None None 2 tabs 1 tab


 
RECOMMENDED DOSAGES FOR IBUPROFEN
(Motrin, Advil, Pediacare Fever)
Every Four (4) Hours
CHILD'S AGE Weight
in lbs
Oral Drops 50mg/1.25ml Suspension 100ml/5ml Chewable 50mg tabs Chewable 100mg tabs Caplet 100 mg tabs Adult 200 mg tabs
6 - 11 months 12 - 17 lbs 1 dropper tsp None None None None
12 - 23 months 18 - 23 lbs 2 droppers 1 tsp 2 tabs 1 tab None None
2 - 3 years 24 - 36 lbs 3 droppers 1 tsp 3 tabs 1 tabs None None
4 - 5 years 36 - 47 lbs None 2 tsp 4 tabs 2 tabs 2 caps None
6 - 8 years 48 - 59 lbs None 2 tsp 5 tabs 2 tabs 2 caps None
9 - 10 years 60 - 71 lbs None 3 tsp 6 tabs 3 tabs 3 caps None
11 -12 years 72 - 95 lbs None 4 tsp 8 tabs 4 tabs 4 caps 1 - 2 tabs

 


Last modified: 01/26/04