Medication Dosage

Fever defintion is 100.4 or greater.Fever alone is not dangerous and is just a sign your child's immune system is fighting off an infection. How your child appears is more important indicator than fever alone.

Use With Caution - The American Academy of Pediatrics strongly recommends that over-the-counter cough and cold medications not be given to children younger than 2 years because of the potential side effects. Also, several studies show that cold medication does not provide any benefit for children younger than 6 years. Humidifier / normal saline drops are the main recommendations for supportive care. 

        

           CHILDREN/INFANT's Acetaminophen / Tylenol (160mg per 5ml) 

 

10-11lb                         2 ml


12-15lb                         2.5 ml 


15-18lb                         3 ml


19-23 lb                        4 ml


24-35 lb                        5 ml


36-47lb                         7.5 ml


48-59lb                         10 ml


 

Acetaminophen (Tylenol) Suppositories

                                           80mg Suppository                120 mg Suppository   

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12-19lb                                   1 suppository

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18-23lb                                   1 1/2 suppositories                        

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24lb-35lb                                 2 suppositories                              1 1/4 suppositories     

 

 

                 

       Infant ibuprofen (50mg per 1.25ml) includes infant's Advil/Motrin 

                   ****Not Given Before 6 month of Age****

 

10-11lb                         1.0 ml


12-15lb                         1.25 ml 


15-18lb                         1.5 ml


19-23 lb                        2.0 ml


24-35 lb                        2.5 ml


36-47lb                         3.75 ml


48-59lb                          5 ml

 

Children's IBUPROFEN 100mg per 5ml (includes Children's Motrin/Advil)                                    

                             

10-11lb                         2 ml


12-15lb                         2.5 ml 


15-18lb                         3 ml


19-23 lb                        4 ml


24-35 lb                        5 ml


36-47lb                          7.5 ml


48-59lb                          10 ml

 

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