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Medication For Fever:


ACETAMINOPHEN DOSAGE


The following table gives acetaminophen dosage guidelines by weight. It can be used for the different available commercial products including Tylenol®, Tempra®, Panadol® and generics.

Weight

Dose

Infant Drops

Children's Syrup

80 mg. Chewables

160 mg. Chewables

 

 

(80mg/ .8ml)

(160 mg/5cc)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6-12 lbs

40 mg

0.4 ml

 

 

 

13-17 lbs

80 mg

0.8 ml

1/2 tsp

1 tab

 

18-23 lbs

120 mg

1.2 ml

3/4 tsp

 

 

24-35 lbs

160 mg

1.6 ml

1 tsp

2 tabs

1 tab

36-47 lbs

240 mg

2.4 ml

1 1/2 tsp

3 tabs

1 1/2 tabs

48-59 lbs

320 mg

 

2 tsp

4 tabs

2 tabs

60-71 lbs

400 mg

 

2 1/2 tsp

5 tabs

2 1/2 tabs

72-95 lbs

480 mg

 

3 tsp

6 tabs

3 tabs

95+ lbs

640 mg

 

4 tsp

8 tabs

4 tabs

 

 

 

 

 

 





Common Topics Of Interest

 

Allergy:

http://www.kidshealth.org/parent/medical/allergies/allergy.html

Asthma:

http://www.lungusa.org/asthma/ascchildhoo.html

Attention Deficit
Disorder:   

http://www.pediatricneurology.com/adhd.htm

Attention Deficit/

Hyperactivity Disorder:

http://www.nimh.nih.gov/publicat/helpchild.cfm

Autism: 

 www.autism.org

Breastfeeding:

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/breastfeeding.html

Croup:  

http://www.kidshealth.org/parent/infections/bacterial_viral/croup.html

Eating Disorders:

www.kidshealth.org/parent/emotions/feelings/eating_disorders.html 

Learning Disabilities: 

http://www.nimh.nih.gov/publicat/learndis.htm

Lice: 

www.kidsmeds.com/lice.htm

Lyme Disease: 

www.kidshealth.org/parent/medical/brain/lyme.html

National Immunization Program: 

http://www.cdc.gov/nip

Vaccines and Autism:

http://www.cdc.gov/nip/vacsafe/concerns/autism/