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ACETAMINOPHEN

ACETAMINOPHEN (Tylenol) to be given every 4 hours as needed.  **Note: May be repeated dosages every 4 hours, but not more than 5 times daily.

WeightAgeChild liquid
160mg/5ml
Infant’s Drops
80mg/0.8ml
Chewable Tab 80mg
6-11 lbs0-3 mos1/4 tsb (1.25ml)1/2 dropperful=0.4ml
12-17 lbs4-11mos1/2 tsp (2.5ml)1 dropperful=0.8ml1 tablet
18-23 lbs12-24mos3/4 tsp (3.75ml)1 1/2 dropperful=1.2ml1.5 tablets
24-35 lbs2-3 yrs1 tsp (5ml)2 dropperul=1.6ml2 tablets
36-47 lbs4-5 yrs1 1/2 tsp (7.5ml)3 tablets
48-59 lbs6-8 yrs2 tsp (10ml)4 tablets
60-71 lbs9-10 yrs2 2/12 tsp (12.5ml)5 tablets
72-95 lbs11 yrs3 tsp (15ml)6 tablets

IBUPROFEN

IBUPROFEN (Advil and Motrin) to be given every 6 hours as needed.  **Do not give to children under 6 months**

WeightAgeInfant drops
50mg/1.25ml
Children’s liquid susp
100mg/5ml
Chew tabs 50mg
12-17 lbs6-11 mos1.25ml
18-23 lbs12-23 mos1.875ml
24-35 lbs2-3 yrs2.5ml1 tsp2 tablets
36-47 lbs4-5 yrs1 1/2 tsp3 tablets
48-59 lbs6-8 yrs2 tsp4 tablets
60-71 lbs9-10 yrs2 1/2 tsp5 tablets
72-95 lbs11 yrs3 tsp6 tablets

DIPHENHYDRAMINE

DIPHENHYDRAMINE (Benadryl) dosing to be given every 6 hours as needed.

WeightAgeDose
12-17 lbs6-11 mos1/2 tsp (2.5ml)
18-30 lbs1-2 yrs1 tsp (5ml)
31-44 lbs3-6 yrs1 1/2 tsp (7.5ml)
45+ lbs6-12 yrs2 tsp (10ml)