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As parents, you have questions about what is good, normal, or safe for your children. Below, you can find resources that address some of the common issues we are often asked about.
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Dosage Charts

Understand what dosage to use.
Acetaminophen Dosage
Infants’ Oral Suspension
(160mg/5mL)
Children’s Oral Suspension
(160mg/5mL)
Children’s Chewables
(160mg each)
Children’s Dissolve Packs
(160mg each)
Weight Age Dosing Syringe Dosing Cup Tablet Dissolve Packs
6-11 lbs 0-3 mos 1.25 mL do not use
12-17 lbs 4-11 mos 2.5 mL do not use
18-23 lbs 12-23 mos 3.75 mL do not use
24-35 lbs 2-3 yrs 5 mL 5 mL 1 do not use
36-47 lbs 4-5 yrs 7.5 mL do not use
48-59 lbs 6-8 yrs 10 mL 2 2
60-71 lbs 9-10 yrs 12.5 mL 2
72-95 lbs 11 yrs 15 mL 3 3
Acetaminophen Dosage
    • Infants’ Oral Suspension (160mg/5mL)
      Dosing Syringe: 1.25 mL
    • Children’s Dissolve Packs (160mg each)
      Dissolve Packs: do not use
    • Infants’ Oral Suspension (160mg/5mL)
      Dosing Syringe: 2.5 mL
    • Children’s Dissolve Packs (160mg each)
      Dissolve Packs: do not use
    • Infants’ Oral Suspension (160mg/5mL)
      Dosing Syringe: 3.75 mL
    • Children’s Dissolve Packs (160mg each)
      Dissolve Packs: do not use
    • Infants’ Oral Suspension (160mg/5mL)
      Dosing Syringe: 5 mL
    • Children’s Oral Suspension (160mg/5mL)
      Dosing Cup: 5 mL
    • Children’s Chewables (160mg each)
      Tablet: 1
    • Children’s Dissolve Packs (160mg each)
      Dissolve Packs: do not use
    • Children’s Oral Suspension (160mg/5mL)
      Dosing Cup: 7.5 mL
    • Children’s Chewables (160mg each)
      Tablet:
    • Children’s Dissolve Packs (160mg each)
      Dissolve Packs: do not use
    • Children’s Oral Suspension (160mg/5mL)
      Dosing Cup: 10 mL
    • Children’s Chewables (160mg each)
      Tablet: 2
    • Children’s Dissolve Packs (160mg each)
      Dissolve Packs: 2
    • Children’s Oral Suspension (160mg/5mL)
      Dosing Cup: 12.5 mL
    • Children’s Chewables (160mg each)
      Tablet:
    • Children’s Dissolve Packs (160mg each)
      Dissolve Packs: 2
    • Children’s Oral Suspension (160mg/5mL)
      Dosing Cup: 15 mL
    • Children’s Chewables (160mg each)
      Tablet: 3
    • Children’s Dissolve Packs (160mg each)
      Dissolve Packs: 3
mL = milliliter
DOSE: Every 4 hours as needed. DO NOT GIVE MORE THAN 5 DOSES IN 24 HOURS.
If possible, use weight to dose; otherwise, use age. Do NOT use with any other product containing acetaminophen.
Always read and follow the label on all products. Use only the dosing device (dosing syringe or dosing cup) that came with the product. Do not use any other dosing device.
Ibuprofen (NSAID)* Dosage
Infants’ Concentrated Drops
(50mg/1.25mL)
Children’s Oral Suspension
(100mg/5mL)
Children’s Chewables
(100mg each)
Weight Age Dosing Syringe Dosing Cup Tablet
12-17 lbs 6-11 mos 1.25 mL
18-23 lbs 12-23 mos 1.875 mL
24-35 lbs 2-3 yrs 5 mL 1
36-47 lbs 4-5 yrs 7.5 mL
48-59 lbs 6-8 yrs 10 mL 2
60-71 lbs 9-10 yrs 12.5 mL
72-95 lbs 11 yrs 15 mL 3
Ibuprofen (NSAID)* Dosage
    • Infants’ Concentrated Drops (50mg/1.25mL)
      Dosing Syringe: 1.25 mL
    • Infants’ Concentrated Drops (50mg/1.25mL)
      Dosing Syringe: 1.875 mL
    • Children’s Oral Suspension (100mg/5mL)
      Dosing Cup: 5 mL
    • Children’s Chewables (100mg each)
      Tablet: 1
    • Children’s Oral Suspension (100mg/5mL)
      Dosing Cup: 7.5 mL
    • Children’s Chewables (100mg each)
      Tablet:
    • Children’s Oral Suspension (100mg/5mL)
      Dosing Cup: 10 mL
    • Children’s Chewables (100mg each)
      Tablet: 2
    • Children’s Oral Suspension (100mg/5mL)
      Dosing Cup: 12.5 mL
    • Children’s Chewables (100mg each)
      Tablet:
    • Children’s Oral Suspension (100mg/5mL)
      Dosing Cup: 15 mL
    • Children’s Chewables (100mg each)
      Tablet: 3

mL = milliliter
DOSE: Every 6-8 hours as needed. DO NOT GIVE MORE THAN 4 DOSES IN 24 HOURS.
If possible, use weight to dose; otherwise use age. Always read and follow the label on all products. Use only the dosing device (dosing syringe or dosing cup) that came with the product. Do not use any other dosing device.

*Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug.