*ALL MEDICATION DOSES ARE BASED ON WEIGHT, WHICH MAY NOT CORRESPOND WITH AGE*

*COUGH/COLD MEDICATIONS ARE NOT RECOMMENDED FOR CHILDREN UNDER 4 YEARS OLD, IF YOUR CHILD IS OVER 4 YEARS OF AGE FOLLOW PACKAGE INSTRUCTIONS FOR DOSING*

DOSING CHART FOR ACETAMINOPHEN (TYLENOL)

** To be given every 4 hours as needed **

ACETAMINOPHEN (TYLENOL) TO BE GIVEN EVERY 4 HOURS AS NEEDED (max 5 doses in 24 hours).

Age Weights Infant/Childrens Liquid Susp 160mg/5ml Chewable Tablet 160mg
0-3 months 6-11 lbs 1/4 tsp (1.25ml)
4-9 months 12-15 lbs 1/2 tsp (2.5ml) 1/2 tab
9-12 months 16-21 lbs 3/4 tsp (3.75ml) 3/4 tabs
12-23 months 22-32 lbs one tsp (5ml) 1 tabs
2-3 years 33-40 lbs 1 1/2 tsp (7.5ml) 1 & 1/2 tabs
4-5 years 41-54 lbs 2 tsp (10ml) 2 tabs
6-8 years 55-64 lbs 2 1/2 tsp (12.5ml) 2& 1/2 tabs
9-10 years 65-88 lbs 3 tsp (15ml) 3 tabs

DOSING CHART FOR IBUPROFEN (ADVIL AND MOTRIN)

** To be given every 6 hours as needed, DO NOT GIVE TO CHILDREN UNDER 6 MONTHS ** 

There are two concentrations for Ibuprofen (50mg/1.25ml and 100mg/5ml), please check which concentration you have prior to using the guidelines below

Age Weights Concentrated Infant Drops 50mg/1.25ml Childrens Liquid Susp 100mg/5ml Jr Chewable tabs 100mg
6-9 months 12-15 lbs 1.25ml 1/2 tsp (2.5ml) 1/2 tab
9-12 months 16-21 lbs 1.875ml 3/4 tsp (3.75ml) 3/4 tab
12-23 months 22-32 lbs 2.5 ml one tsp (5ml) one tab
2-3 years 33-40 lbs 1 1/2 tsp (7.5ml) 1 & 1/2 tab
4-5 years 41-54 lbs 2 tsp (10ml) 2 tabs
6-8 years 55-64 lbs 2 1/2 tsp (12.5ml) 2 & 1/2 tabs
9-10 years 65-88 lbs 3 tsp (15ml) 3 tabs

DOSING CHART FOR OTHER CHILDREN’S LIQUID PREPARATIONS (cough, cold, etc)

Diphenhydramine (Benadryl), to be given every 6 hours as needed

**COUGH & COLD MEDICATIONS ARE NOT RECOMMENDED FOR CHILDREN UNDER 4 YEARS OF AGE**

**Diphenhydramine (Benadryl) may be used in children under 4 years of age for allergy purposes only**

Age Weight Liquid Chewables 12.5mg tabs
6-11 months 12-17 lbs 1/2 tsp (2.5ml) 1/2 tab
1-2 years 18-30 lbs 1 tsp (5ml) one tab
3-6 years 31-44 lbs 1 1/2 tsp (7.5ml) 1 & 1/2 tab
6-12 years 45  lbs and up 2 tsp (10ml) 2 tabs