Acetaminophen Dosing

Doses to be administered at a minimum of 4 hours apart Please note that infant drops (80 mg/ 0.8 ml) and infant suspension (160 mg/ 5 ml) are currently available. The dosage is based on the chart below.

Weight Infant Drops
80 MG/0.8 ML
Suspension/Liquid
160 MG/5 ML
Chewable Tablet
80 MG
Chewable Tablet
160 MG
Adult Tablet
160 MG
6-11 lb ½ dropper = 0.4 ml ¼ teaspoon = 1.25 ml      
12-17 lb 1 dropper = 0.8 ml ½ teaspoon = 2.5 ml      
18-23 lb 1 ½ dropper = 1.2 ml ¾ teaspoon = 3.75 ml      
24-35 lb 2 dropper = 1.6 ml 1 teaspoon = 5 ml 2 tablets 1 tablet  
36-47 lb   1 ½ teaspoons = 7.5 ml 3 tablets 1 ½ tablets  
48-59 lb   2 teaspoons = 10 ml 4 tablets 2 tablets 1 tablet
60-71 lb   2 ½ teaspoons = 12.5 ml 5 tablets 2 ½ tablets 1 tablet
72-95 lb   3 teaspoons = 15 ml 6 tablets 3 tablets 1 ½ tablets
> 95 lb   4 teaspoons = 20 ml 8 tablets 4 tablets 2 tablets

 

Ibuprofen Dosing

Doses to be administered a minimum of 6 hours apart. Not recommended for infants upto 6 months of age.

Weight Infant Drops
50 MG/1.25ML
Liquid
100 MG/5 ML
Chewable Tablet
50 MG
Chewable Tablet
100 MG
Adult Tablet
200 MG
12-17 lb 1 dropper = 1.25 ml ½ teaspoon = 2.5 ml      
18-23 lb 1½ dropper = 1.875 ml ¾ teaspoon = 3.75 ml      
24-35 lb 2 dropper = 2.5 ml 1 teaspoon = 5 ml 2 tablets 1 tablet  
36-47 lb   1 ½ teaspoons = 7.5 ml 3 tablets 1 ½ tablets  
48-59 lb   2 teaspoons = 10 ml 4 tablets 2 tablets 1 tablet
60-71 lb   2 ½ teaspoons = 12.5 ml 5 tablets 2 ½ tablets 1 tablet
72-95 lb   3 teaspoons = 15 ml 6 tablets 3 tablets 1 ½ tablets
> 95 lb   4 teaspoons = 20 ml 8 tablets 4 tablets 2 tablets

 

Benadryl Dosing

Doses to be administered at a minimum of 4-6 hours apart. For infants up to 6 months of age, please call our office for dosage information.

Weight Elixir
12.5 MG/ 5 ML
Chewable Tablet
12.5 MG
Tablets
25 MG
12-17 lb ½ teaspoon = 2.5 ml    
18-23 lb ¾ teaspoon = 3.75 ml    
24-35 lb 1 teaspoon = 5 ml 1 tablet  
36-47 lb 1 ½ teaspoons = 7.5 ml 1 ½ tablets  
48-59 lb 2 teaspoons = 10 ml 2 tablets 1 tablet
60-71 lb   2 tablets 1 tablet
72-95 lb   2 tablets 1 tablet
> 95 lb   2 tablets 1 tablet