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Pediatrics

Tylenol & Motrin Dosing Charts for Children

TYLENOL (ACETAMINOPHEN) DOSING CHART

Given every 4 hours as needed


Weight
Children's Suspension
and NEW Infant Concentration

Children's Chews

Jr. Chews
6-11 lbs 1/4 tsp—1.25 ml
12-17 lbs 1/2 tsp—2.5 ml
18-23 lbs 3/4 tsp—3.75 ml
24-35 lbs 1 tsp—5 ml 2 1
36-47 lbs 1 ½ tsp—7.5 ml 3 1 1/2
48-59 lbs 2 tsp—10 ml 4 2
60-71 lbs 2 1/2 tsp—12.5 ml 5 2 1/2
72-95 lbs 3 tsp—15 ml 6 3
96 lbs and over 4

ADVIL/IBUPROFEN/MOTRIN DOSING CHART (10 mg/kg)

Given every 6 hrs as needed to children > 6 months of age

Weight

Infant Dropper
(50 mg/1.25 ml)

Suspension
(100 mg/tsp)

Children's Chews
(50 mg each)

Jr. Chews or Caplets
(100 mg each)

12-17 lbs 1.25 ml 1/2 tsp
18-21 lbs 1.875 ml 3/4 tsp 1 1/2
22-32 lbs 2.5 ml 1 tsp 2 1
33-44 lbs 3.75 ml 1 1/2 tsp 3 1 1/2
44-54 lbs 2 tsp 4 2
55-65 lbs 2 1/2 tsp 5 2 1/2
66-88 lbs 3 tsp 6 3
89 and over 4 8 4
(or two adult tabs)