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Dosage Charts


Tylenol®

Infants’ Tylenol

Active Ingredient:
Acetaminophen 160mg
(in each 5mL or 1 tsp)
Use only as directed.

Children’s Tylenol

Active Ingredient:
Acetaminophen 160mg
(in each 5mL or 1 tsp)
Use only as directed.

If possible, use weight to dose; otherwise use age. Always ask a healthcare provider which product is right for your child.
Weight Age Infants’ TYLENOL Children’s TYLENOL
6-11 lbs 0-3 mos 1.25 mL
12-17 lbs 4-11 mos 2.5 mL
18-23 lbs 12-23 mos 3.75 mL
24-35 lbs 2-3 yrs 5 mL 5 mL (1 tsp)
36-47 lbs 4-5 yrs 7.5 mL (1 1/2 tsp)
48-59 lbs 6-8 yrs 10 mL (2 tsp)
60-71 lbs 9-10 yrs 12.5 mL (3 tsp)
72-95 lbs 11 yrs 15 mL (3 tsp)
ml = mililiter   •   tsp = teaspoon
Dose: Every 4-6 hours as need. DO NOT GIVE MORE THAN 5 DOSES IN 24 HOURS.

Motrin®

Infants’ Motrin

Concentrated Drops

Active Ingredient:
Ibuprofen 50mg (NSAID)†
(in each 1.25mL)
†Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug
Use only as directed

Children’s Motrin

Active Ingredient:
Ibuprofen 50mg (NSAID)†
(in each 1.25mL)
†Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug
Use only as directed

If possible, use weight to dose; otherwise use age. Always ask a healthcare provider which product is right for your child.
Weight Age Infants’ MOTRIN Children’s MOTRIN
6-11 lbs 0-5 mos DO NOT USE
12-17 lbs 6-11 mos 1.25mL
18-23 lbs 12-23 mos 1.875mL
24-35 lbs 2-3 yrs 5 ml (1 tsp)
36-47 lbs 4-5 yrs 7.5 mL (1 1/2 tsp)
48-59 lbs 6-8 yrs 10 mL 2 tsp)
60-71 lbs 9-10 yrs 12.5 mL (2 1/2 tsp)
72-95 lbs 11 yrs 15 mL (3 tsp)
ml = mililiter   •   tsp = teaspoon
Dose: Every 6-8 hours as need. DO NOT GIVE MORE THAN 4 DOSES IN 24 HOURS.