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Children's Medical Group, P.C.
Atlanta Office: 1875 Century Boulevard N.E., Suite 150 Atlanta, Georgia 30345 | Phone: 404-633-4595
Johns Creek Office: 3855 Pleasant Hill Rd, Duluth, GA 30096 | Phone: 770-995-0823
Decatur Office: 125 Clairemont Ave., #190 Decatur, GA 30030 | Phone: 404-748-9691


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Tylenol® (Acetaminophen)

Given every 4 – 6 hours as needed for fever/pain

Do not administer if child is less than 3 months old without speaking to us first!

PLEASE CHECK THE STRENGTH ON YOUR BOTTLE BEFORE USING THIS GUIDE

Child’s
Weight
Child’s
Age

 

Infants'/Children’s Suspension
Chewable
Tablets
Junior Strength Tablets
Regular Strength Tabs 
 
 
 
160 mg/ 5ml
80 mg
160 mg
325 mg
6 – 11 lbs
1 – 3
months
 
¼ teaspoon(1.25 ml)
NA
NA
NA
12 – 17 lbs
4 – 11 months
 
½ teaspoon
(2.5 ml)
NA
NA
NA
18 – 23 lbs
12 – 23 months
 
¾ teaspoon
(3.75 ml)
NA
NA
NA
24 – 35 lbs
2 – 3
years
 
1 teaspoon
(5 ml)
2 chewables
NA
NA
36 – 47 lbs
4 – 5
years
 
1 ½ teaspoons
(7.5 ml)
3 chewables
1 ½ tablets
NA
48 – 59 lbs
6 – 8
years
 
2  teaspoons (10 ml)
4 tablets
2 tablets
1 tablet
60 – 71  lbs
9 – 10    years
 
2 ½ teaspoons (12.5 ml)
5 tablets
2 ½ tablets
1 tablet
72 – 95  lbs
11 years
 
3 teaspoons
 (15 ml)
6 tablets
3 tablets
1 ½ tablets
Over 96 lbs
12 years
 
 
NA
NA
4 tablets
2 tablets
 
Advil®/Motrin® (Ibuprofen)
Given every 6 – 8 hours as needed for fever/pain
Do not give to any child under 6 months of age without speaking to us first!
 
Child’s Weight
Child’s Age
Infant Drops
Children’s Suspension
Children’s Chewables
Junior Strength Chewables
Junior Strength Swallow Tablets
Regular Strength Tablets
 
 
50 mg/1.25 ml
100 mg/5ml
50 mg tablet
100 mg tablet
100 mg tablet
200 mg tablet
12 17 lbs.
6 – 11 months
1.25 ml
½ teaspoon
NA
NA
NA
NA
18 – 23 lbs
12 – 23 months
1.87 ml
¾ teaspoon
NA
NA
NA
NA
24 – 35 lbs
2 – 3 years
NA
1 teaspoon
2 chewables
NA
NA
NA
36 – 47 lbs
4 – 5 years
NA
1 ½ teaspoons
3 chewables
NA
NA
NA
48 – 59 lbs
6 – 8 years
NA
2 teaspoons
4 chewables
2 tablets
2 tablets
1 tablet
60 – 71 lbs
9 – 10 years
NA
2 ½ teaspoons
5 chewables
2 ½ tablets
2 tablets
1 tablet
72 -95 lbs
11 years
NA
3 teaspoons
6 chewables
3 tablets
3 chewables
1 – 2 tablets
 

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