Tylenol (Acetaminophen) Dosing

Dosing by weight, may give every 4-6 hours as needed for pain or fever. Max 5 doses/24hrs.
Call your doctor if your child is less than 2 months with fever.

Weight Dose Elixer/syrup (160mg/tsp)
6-11 lbs 40mg 1.25ml (1/4tsp)
12-17 lbs 80mg 2.5ml (1/2 tsp)
18-23 lbs 120mg 3.75ml (3/4 tsp)
24-35 lbs 160mg 5 ml (1 tsp)
36-46 lbs 240mg 7.5 ml (1 1/2 tsp)
47-59 lbs 320mg 10 ml (2 tsp)
60-70 lbs 400mg 12.5 ml (2 1/2 tsp)
71-95 lbs 480mg 15 ml (3 tsp)

1 tsp = 5 ml


Ibuprofen/Motrin/Advil Dosing (6 months old and older)

Dosing by weight, may give every 6-8 hours as needed for pain or fever. Give with food.

Weight Dose Infant Drops (50mg/1.25ml) Suspension (100mg/tsp)
12-17 lbs 50 mg 1.25 ml 2.5 ml (1/2 tsp)
18-23 lbs 75 mg 1.875 ml 3.75 ml (3/4 tsp)
24-35 lbs 100 mg 2.5 ml 5 ml (1 tsp)
36-47 lbs 150 mg 3.75 ml 7.5 ml (1.5 tsp)
48-59 lbs 200 mg 5 ml 10 ml (2 tsp)
60-71 lbs 250 mg 12.5 ml (2.5 tsp)
72-95 lbs 300 mg 15 ml (3 tsp)
>96 lbs 400 mg 20 ml (4 tsp)

1 tsp = 5 ml