450 Plandome Road

Manhasset, NY 11030

Phone: 516-627-6555

Fax: 516-627-6651

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Acetaminophen Dosing

Brand names include Tylenol and Feverall.  Do not use in infants under 3 months of age unless instructed to do so by one of our pediatricians.  Always use the measuring device provided with the medicine.  

 

Acetaminophen can be given every 4 hours.  Do not give more than 5 doses within 24 hours. Concentrated infant versions are no longer manufactured.

Infant / Children's Liquid

160 mg/5 ml

Children's Chewables

80 mg

Junior Strength Tabs

160 mg

Adult Regular Strength Tabs

325 mg

Weight

(in pounds)

Dose

Amount

to give

Amount

to give

Amount

to give

Amount

to give

7 to 9 lbs

10 to 13 lbs

14 to 17 lbs

18 to 23 lbs

24 to 35 lbs

36 to 50 lbs

51 to 70 lbs

71 to 105 lbs

106 lbs +

40 mg

60 mg

80 mg

120 mg

160 mg

240 mg

320 mg

480 mg

650 mg

1.25 ml

2 ml

2.5 ml (1/2 tsp) 

3.75 ml (3/4 tsp)

5 ml (1 tsp)

7.5 ml (1.5 tsp)

10 ml (2 tsp)

15 ml (3 tsp)

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1 tab

1.5 tabs

2 tabs

3 tabs

4 tabs

6 tabs

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1  tab

1.5 tabs

2 tabs

3 tabs

4 tabs

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1 tab

1.5 tabs

2 tabs

Infant drops

50 mg/1.25 ml

Children's Liquid

100 mg/5 ml

Chewable Tabs

50 mg

Junior Strength

Chewables

100 mg

Adult Tabs

200 mg

Weight

(in pounds)

Amount

to give

Dose

Amount

to give

Amount

to give

Amount

to give

Amount

to give

12 to 16 lbs

17 to 21 lbs

22 to 27 lbs

28 to 32 lbs

33 to 37 lbs

38 to 43 lbs

44 to 54 lbs

55 to 65 lbs

66 to 87 lbs

88 + lbs

50 mg

75 mg

100 mg

125 mg

150 mg

175 mg

200 mg

250 mg

250 mg

400 mg

1.25 ml

1.875 ml

2.5 ml

3 ml

3.75 ml

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2.5 ml

3.75 ml (3/4 tsp)

5 ml (1 tsp)

6.25 ml (1.25 tsp) 

7.5 ml (1.5 tsp)

8.75 ml (1.75 tsp)

10 ml (2 tsp)

12.5 ml (2.5 tsp)

15 ml (3 tsp)

20 ml (4 tsp)

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2 tabs

2.5 tabs

3 tabs

3 tabs

4 tabs

5 tabs

6 tabs

8 tabs

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1 tab

1 tab

1.5 tabs

1.5 tabs

2 tabs

2.5 tabs

3 tabs

4 tabs

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1 tab

1 tab

1.5 tabs

2 tabs

Ibuprofen Dosing

Brand names include Advil and Motrin.  Do not use in infants under 6 months of age.  Always use the measuring device provided with the medicine.  

 

Ibuprofen can be given every 6-8 hours.

Call us with any questions about your child's medication.

516-627-6555

Please make note of the concentrations of liquid medications.  

 

 

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