Dosage Charts

Acetaminophen (Tylenol)

NOTE: An infant’s weight needs to be exact for the dosing to be accurate. Determine your child's weight before giving any medication. Contact your pediatrician if you have any questions.

CAUTION: We recommend that you use the dropper or dosage cup that comes with your medicine to avoid overdosage. Dosage recommendations on bottles may vary from the recommendation on these pages. We would like you to use our recommended dosages unless your health care provider has given you a different (usually higher!) dosage. Aspirin should not be given to your child.

NOTE: The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends that dosages be administered in milliliters (ml).

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Ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin, Nuprin, Medipren)

Do not use more than 4 times a day.

CAUTION: DO NOT GIVE TO AN INFANT UNDER 6 MONTHS OF AGE.Consult with a physician or pharmacist before combining any medication. Some drugs may contain additional pain relievers. Aspirin should not be given to your child.

NOTE: The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends that dosages be administered in milliliters (ml).

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Itching/Allergies

CAUTION: Consult with a physician or pharmacist before combining any medication. Some drugs may contain additional pain relievers. Aspirin should not be given to your child.

NOTE: The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends that dosages be administered in milliliters (ml).

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