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Brand names: Tylenol, Equate, Triaminic, Pediacare.
Infants' Acetaminophen Dosages

Oral Suspension - 160mg/5 mL

     
Weight Age Dose (mL)
6-11 lbs
0-3 months
1.25 mL
12-17 lbs
4-11 months
2.5 mL
18-23 lbs
12-23 months
3.75 mL
24-35 lbs
24-36 months
5 mL

 

Forms it's sold in:
infants' concentrated drops, children's suspension, tablets and liquid-gels

Brand names: Advil, Motrin

Infant and
Children's
Ibuprofen Dosages
 

 

 


         
Weight
Age
Infants' Concentrated Drops Children's Suspension Tablets or Liqui-Gels
n/a
Under 6 months
Do Not Use
Do Not Use
Do Not Use
12-17 lbs 6-11 mos 1.25 mL

every 6-8 hours, do not exceed 4 doses in 24 hours

 Use Infant's Concentrated Drops Use Infant's Concentrated Drops
18-23 lbs 12-23 mos 1.875 mL

every 6-8 hours, do not exceed 4 doses in 24 hours

Use Infant's Concentrated Drops Use Infant's Concentrated Drops
24-35 lbs 2-3 yrs Use childrens's suspension 1 tsp

every 6-8 hrs, do not exceed 4 doses in 24 hours

Use childrens's suspension
36-47 lbs 4-5 yrs Use childrens's suspension 1 1/2 tsp

every 6-8 hrs, do not exceed 4 doses in 24 hours

Use childrens's suspension
48-59 lbs 6-8 yrs Use childrens's suspension 2 tsp

every 6-8 hrs, do not exceed 4 doses in 24 hours

Use childrens's suspension
60-71 lbs 9-10 yrs Use childrens's suspension 2 1/2 tsp

every 6-8 hrs, do not exceed 4 doses in 24 hours

Use childrens's suspension
72-95 lbs 11 yrs Use childrens's suspension 3 tsp

every 6-8 hrs, do not exceed 4 doses in 24 hours

Use childrens's suspension
n/a 12+ yrs Use tablets or liquid-gels Use tablets or liquid-gels 1 or 2 tablets

every 4-6 hours, do not exceed 6 tablets in 24 hours

 

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