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ACETAMINOPHEN
(minimum of 4 hours between doses)
Weight (lbs.) Infant/ Children's Suspension 160mg/5ml (1tsp) Children's Chewable Tablets 80mg Junior Strength Chewables or Caplets 160mg
6-11 1.25 ml
12-17 2.5 ml
18-23 3.75 ml
24-35 5 ml 2 tabs
36-47 7.5 ml 3 tabs
48-59 10 ml 4 tabs 2 tabs
60-71 12.5 ml 5 tabs 2-1/2 tabs
72-95 15 ml 6 tabs 3 tabs
96 and over 4 tabs

Children less than two months of age should not
be given acetaminophen without calling the physician first!

** Please note that in 2011-2012, Infant acetaminophen concentrated drops will no longer be
manufactured. All liquid preparations of acetaminophen will be provided as the Children's Suspension **




IBUPROFEN
(minimum of 6 hours between doses)
Weight (lbs) (over 6 mos) Oral Drops 50mg/ 1.25ml (1 dropper) Suspension 100mg/5 ml (1 tsp) Chewable Tablets 50mg Chewable Tablets 100mg Caplets 100mg
12-17 1.25 ml 2.5 ml
18-22 1.87 ml 3.75 ml 1-1/2 tabs
23-34 2.5 ml 5 ml 2 tabs 1 tab
35-44 7.5 ml 3 tabs 1-1/2 tabs
45-55 10 ml 4 tabs 2 tabs 2 caps
56-66 12.5 ml 5 tabs 2-1/2 tabs
67-88 15 ml 6 tabs 3 tabs 3 caps
89 and over 20 ml 4 tabs 4 caps

Ibuprofen SHOULD NOT be given to children under six months of age.

We do not recommend cough suppressants under the age of 2 years.

We do not recommend any combination cough and cold preparations.
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