Acetaminophen Dosing (for example, Tylenol®)

NOT recommended for babies less than 2 months old. Give every 4-6 hours as needed for fever or pain.

NOTE: Certain concentrations (mg/mL) of acetaminophen are being phased out. Please be sure to check the concentration on the bottle of acetaminophen before dosing.

Acetaminophen Dosing
Weight (pounds) Weight (kilograms) Children's Liquid (160mg/5mL) Children's Dissolve Tabs (80mg tabs)
12-17 lbs 5.5-7.9 kg 2.5 mL (½ teaspoon)
18-23 lbs 8-10.9 kg 3.7 mL (¾ teaspoon)
24-35 lbs 11-15.9 kg 5 mL (1 teaspoon) 2 tabs (160 mg)
36-47 lbs 16-20.9 kg 7.5 mL (1½ teaspoons) 3 tabs (240 mg)
48-59 lbs 21-26.5 kg 10 mL (2 teaspoons) 4 tabs (320 mg)
60-71 lbs 26.6-32.2 kg 12.5 mL (2½ teaspoons) 5 tabs (400 mg)

Ibuprofen Dosing (for example, Motrin® and Advil®)

For infants and children OLDER than 6 months of age. Give every 6-8 hours as needed for fever or pain.

Ibuprofen Dosing
Weight (pounds) Weight (kilograms) Children's Liquid (100mg/5mL) Junior Tabs (100mg) Adult Tabs (200mg)
12-21 lbs 5.5-7.9 kg 2.5 mL (½ teaspoon)
22-33 lbs 10-14.9 kg 5 mL (1 teaspoon) 1 tab (100mg)
34- 43 lbs 15-19.9 kg 7.5 mL (1½ teaspoons) 1 tab (100mg)
44- 55 lbs 20-24.9 kg 10 mL (2 teaspoons) 2 tabs (200 mg) 1 tab (200 mg)
56-66 lbs 25-29.9 kg 12.5 mL (2½ teaspoons) 2 tabs (200 mg) 1 tab (200 mg)
67-88 lbs 30-39.9 kg 15 mL (3 teaspoons) 3 tabs (300mg)
89+ LBS 40+ kg 4 tabs (400 mg) 2 tabs (400 mg)

Dosis de Acetaminofen (por ejemplo, Tylenol®)

NO se recomienda para bebés menores de 2 meses de edad. Dar medicamento cada 4-6 horas para aliviar síntomas de fiebre o dolor.

NOTA: En algunas concentraciones (mg/ml) de acetaminofén las fases se separan. Asegúrese de verificar la concentración en el frasco de acetaminofén antes de administrarla.

Acetaminofen Dosificación
Peso (libras) Peso (kilos) Jarabe líquido para niños (160mg/5mL) Tabletas masticables (tableta de 80 mg)
12-17 libras 5.5-7.9 kilos 2.5 mL (½ cucharita)
18-23 libras 8-10.9 kilos 3.7 mL (¾ cucharita)
24- 35 libras 11-15.9 kilos 5 mL (1 cucharita) 2 tabletas (160 mg)
36-47 libras 16-20.9 kilos 7.5 mL (1½ cucharita) 3 tabletas (240 mg)
48-59 libras 21-26.5 kilos 10 mL (2 cucharita) 4 tabletas (320 mg)
60-71 libras 26.6-32.2 kilos 12.5 mL (2½ cucharita) 5 tabletas (400 mg)

Dosis de Ibuprofeno (por ejemplo, Motrin® y Advil®)

Para niños mayores de 6 meses. Dar medicamento cada 6-8 horas para aliviar síntomas de fiebre o dolor.

Ibuprofeno Dosificación
Peso (libras) peso (kilos) Jarabe líquido para niños (100mg/5 mL) Tabletas para niños (100mg) Pastillas para adultos (200mg)
12-21 libras 5.5-7.9 kilos 2.5 mL (½ cucharita)
22-33 libras 10-14.9 kilos 5 mL (1 cucharita) 1 tableta (100mg)
34- 43 libras 15-19.9 kilos 7.5 mL (1½ cucharita) 1 tableta (100mg)
44- 55 libras 20-24.9 kilos 10 mL (2 cucharita) 2 tableta (200 mg) 1 pastilla (200 mg)
56-66 libras 25-29.9 kilos 12.5 mL (2½ cucharita) 2 tableta (200 mg) 1 pastilla (200 mg)
67-88 libras 30-39.9 kilos 15 mL (3 cucharita) 3 tableta (300mg)
89+ libras 40+ kilos 4 tableta (400 mg) 2 pastilla (400 mg)