Tylenol (Acetaminophen)

Age range: 12 weeks and older unless directed by a provider
(a fever in a child under 12 weeks of age that is not caused by vaccines needs a medical evaluation)

Use: fevers or pain

Frequency: every 4-6 hours (no more than 5 times a day)

 It is dosed based on weight, see below for appropriate dosing. If you have questions, just give us a call!

Remember, dosing syringes are more accurate than other methods of measurement

Child 's Weight

Syrup
160mg/5mL

Chewable
80mg

Chewable

160mg

Tablet
325mg

Tablet

500mg

6-11 lbs

1.25 mL

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12-17 lbs

2.5 mL

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18-23 lbs

3.75 mL

1.5 tabs

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24-35 lbs

5 mL

2 tabs

1 tab

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36-47 lbs

7.5 mL

3 tabs

1.5 tabs

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48-59 lbs

10 mL

4 tabs

2 tabs

1 tab

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60-71 lbs

12.5 mL

5 tabs

2.5 tabs

1 tab

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72-95 lbs

15 mL

6 tabs

3 tabs

1.5 tabs

1 tab

96+ lbs

20 mL

8 tabs

4 tabs

2 tabs

1 tab

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