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15204 Omega Drive
Suite #100
Rockville, MD 20850

Phone: 301-279-6750
Monday-Friday 7:00-5:00
Saturday & Sunday closed
Acetaminophen (Tylenol)TM

Acetaminophen reduces fever and relieves pain. Typical uses include fevers, immunizations, teething, earaches, bruises, headaches, etc.

Please notify us prior to using Tylenol for babies under 2 months of age.

Acetaminophen is available in the following forms:
  • Infant drops (80mg/0.8 ml) Note: 0.8ml=1 dropper

  • Children's liquid (160mg/5ml) Note 5ml=1 tsp

  • Chewable tablets (80mg)

  • Junior strength tablets (160mg)

  • Rectal suppository (80mg, 120mg, 325mg)

Note: Tylenol suppositories can be used if the child is vomiting or is very resistant to taking medicine by mouth. The suppositories can be cut-up to get the proper dose.

Acetaminophen (Tylenol) Dosing Chart May give acetaminophen dose every 4-6 hours:

Weight Tylenol
Milligram
Dosage
Tylenol
Infant drops
80mg/0.8ml
Tylenol
Infant Oral
Suspension
160mg/5ml
Tylenol
Children's
liquid
160mg/5ml
Tylenol Chewables
80mg each
Tylenol Junior
160mg each
6-8 lbs 40mg ½ dropper
(0.4 ml)
¼ tsp
(1.25 ml)
¼ tsp
(1.25 ml)
N/A N/A
9-11 lbs 60 mg ¾ dropper
(0.6 ml)
1/3 tsp
(1.875 ml)
1/3 tsp
(1.875 ml)
N/A N/A
12-17 lbs 80 mg 1 dropper
(0.8 ml)
½ tsp
(2.5 ml)
½ tsp
(2.5 ml)
N/A N/A
18-23 lbs 120 mg 1 ½ dropper
(1.2 ml)
¾ tsp
(3.75 ml)
¾ tsp
(3.75 ml)
N/A N/A
24-35 lbs 160 mg 2 droppers
(1.6 ml)
1 tsp
(5 ml)
1 tsp
(5 ml)
2 tablets 1 tablet
36-47 lbs 240 mg 3 droppers
(2.4 ml)
1 ½ tsp
(7.5 ml)
1½ tsp
(7.5 ml)
3 tablets 1 ½ tablet
48-59 lbs 320 mg N/A 2 tsp
(10 ml)
2 tsp
(10 ml)
4 tablets 2 tablets
60-71 lbs 400 mg N/A 2 ½ tsp
(12.5 ml)
2 ½ tsp
(12.5 ml)
5 tablets 2 ½ tablets
72-95 lbs 500 mg N/A 3 tsp
(15 ml)
3 tsp
(15 ml)
6 tablets 3 tablets
Please remember to keep all medications out of your child's reach AT ALL TIMES.

Ibuprofen (Motrin, Advil)TM

Ibuprofen reduces fever, relieves pain, and fights inflammation. Typical uses include fevers, immunizations, teething, earaches, bruises, headache, sunburns, sore muscles, etc...

We usually recommend that ibuprofen not be used in babies under 6 months of age.

Ibuprofen is available in the following forms:

  • Infant drops (50mg/1.25ml) Note: 1.25ml=1 dropper

  • Children's liquid (100mg/5ml) Note: 5ml=1 tsp

  • Chewable tablets (50mg)

  • Junior strength tablets (100mg)

Ibuprofen (Motrin/Advil) Dosing Chart May give ibuprofen dose every 6-8 hours:

Weight Motrin Milligram Dosage Motrin Infant drops 50mg/1.25ml Motrin Children's liquid 100mg/5ml Motrin Chewables 50mg each Motrin Junior 100mg each
12-17 lbs 50 mg 1 dropper (1.25 ml) ½ tsp
(2.5 ml)
N/A N/A
18-23 lbs 75 mg 1 ½ dropper (1.875 ml) ¾ tsp
(3.75 ml)
N/A N/A
24-35 lbs 100 mg 2 droppers (2.5 ml) 1 tsp
(5 ml)
2 tablets 1 tablet
36-47 lbs 150 mg 3 droppers (3.75 ml) 1 ½ tsp
(7.5 ml)
3 tablets 1 ½ tablets
48-59 lbs 200 mg N/A 2 tsp
(10 ml)
4 tablets 2 tablets
60-71 lbs 250 mg N/A 2½ tsp
(12.5 ml)
5 tablets 2 ½ tablets
72-95 lbs 300 mg N/A 3 tsp
(15 ml)
6 tablets 3 tablets
 
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