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Medicine / Dosages

Acetaminophen (Tylenol)

 
Dosages for Acetaminophen medicines for different weights and ages
Medicine Name May Give Every  6-11 lbs.
0-3 mo. 
12-17 lbs.
4-11 mo. 
18-23 lbs.
12-23 mo. 
24-35 lbs.
2-3 yr. 
36-47 lbs.
4-5 yr. 
48-59 lbs.
6-8 yr. 
60-71 lbs.
9-10 yr. 
72-95 lbs
11 yrs
> 95 lbs
Acetaminophen(Tylenol) Do not exceed 5 doses in 24 hours    
Infant
Oral
Suspension
160mg/5ml
4 - 6 hours 1.25 ml 2.5 ml
 
3.75 ml
 
5 ml
 
- - - -  
Children's 
Oral Suspension
160mg/5ml
4 - 6 hours  - - - 5 ml 7.5 ml 10 ml  12.5 ml  15 ml 20 ml
Chewable or
Meltaway
80 mg tablets
4 - 6 hours  - - - 2 tabs  3 tabs 4 tabs 5 tabs
 
6 tabs 8 tabs
Chewable or
Meltaway
160 mg tablets
4 - 6 hours  - - - 1 tab 1 1/2 tab 2 tabs 2 1/2 tabs 3 tabs 4 tabs
 
Do not exceed 5 doses in 24 hours

INFANT CONCENTRATION
(Suspension) 
160mg/5ml

May Give Every 4 - 6 hours
  • 6-11 lbs. 0-3 mo. - 1.25 ml
  • 12-17 lbs. 4-11 mo. - 2.5 ml
  • 18-23 lbs. 12-23 mo. - 3.75 ml
  • 24-35 lbs. 2-3 yr. - 5 ml

 

 

 

 

 

Children's Suspension 160 mg/5 ml

May Give Every 4 - 6 hours
  • 24-35 lbs. 2-3 yr. - 5 ml
  • 36-47 lbs. 4-5 yr. - 7.5 ml
  • 48-59 lbs. 6-8 yr. - 10 ml
  • 60-71 lbs. 9-10 yr. - 12.5 ml
  • 72-95 lbs. 11 yr. - 15 ml

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