MEDICATION DOSES - Hanna Lesicka MD FAAP PC Pediatrician Greenpoint NY
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For pain and fever recommended doses of Tylenol and Motrin are:

  • Tylenol (101 °F and above)/pain, can repeat every 6 hours. 1 tsp= 5ml (cc)
  • Motrin (102 °F and above)/pain, can repeat every 6 hours.

Tylenol/
APAP/
Acetaminophen

Concentrated
Infants’
Tylenol
APAP drops
80mg/0.8ml
Tylenol/APAP
Suppositories
120mg
Children’s
Tylenol
160mg/5ml
Suppositories
325mg
Tylenol
tablets
500 mg
10 lb / 4.5 kg 0.7 ml 2 ml
12 lb / 5.4 kg 0.8 ml 2.5 ml
15 lb / 6.8 kg 1 ml ¾ supp 3 ml
18 lb / 8 kg 1.2ml / 1½ dropper 1 3.5 ml
20 lb / 9 kg 1.3ml / 1¾ dropper 1 4.5 ml
25 lb / 11 kg 1.6 ml / 2 dropper 1½ supp 5 ml
30 lb / 13.5 kg 2.2 ml / 2½ dropper 1¾ supp 6 ml
40 lb / 18 kg supp 8 ml ¾ supp
50 lb / 22 kg 2½ supp 11 ml 1 supp
70 lb / 32 kg 15 ml 1½ supp 1
90 lb / 40 kg 15 ml 1½ supp 1
110 lb / 50 kg 15 ml 1½ supp  

Motrin after 6 months of age.

Child's
Weight
Concentrated
Infants’ Motrin drops
50mg/1.25ml
Children’s Motrin
100mg/5ml
Motrin Ibuprofen
Tablets 200mg
10 lb / 4.5 kg 2 ml
12 lb / 5.4 kg 1.25 ml / 1 dropper 2.5 ml
15 lb / 6.8 kg 1.7 ml / 1¼ dropper 3 ml
18 lb / 8 kg 2 ml / 1½ dropper 3.5 ml
20 lb / 9 kg 2.3 ml / 1¾ dropper 4.5 ml
25 lb / 11 kg 2.5 ml / 2 dropper 5.5 ml
30 lb / 13.5 kg 3 ml / 2½ dropper 7 ml
40 lb / 18 kg 9 ml
50 lb / 22 kg 12 ml 1
70 lb / 32 kg 15 ml 2
90 lb / 40 kg 20 ml 2
110 lb / 50 kg 20 ml 2